PREVENTION / SAFETY AT ACADEMIA BARISTA PRO
SECURITY PROTOCOLS WITHIN ACADEMIA BARISTA PRO
This document is made for the staff, students and visitors of Academia Barista Pro. Our operations are running normally here at Academia Barista Pro. You may visit or call from Monday - Saturday 9am till 5pm.
In light of the Covid 19 situation, we have implemented the following protocols and sanitary measures for the prevention and spread of COVID 19 at Academia Barista Pro, these rules will be applied permanently and followed by both trainers, students and visitors alike:
- We will be taking body temperature upon admission with infrared thermometer,
- Disinfecting shoe soles before entering Academia Barista Pro,
- We will require at all times the use of mask for staff, students and visitors.
Because personalized courses are allowed during this time, we have a maximum number of students of 4 people per coach, to comply with the minimum social distancing requirements allowed by authorities inside Academia Barista Pro.
If we respect and keep following sanitary practices to achieve and change our and community behaviors, the impact of spreading Covid will reduce. If the economy re-opens we must keep practicing social distancing, frequent hand wash, using alcohol gel and wearing masks at all times. Wear an appropiate mask, authorities are recommending surgical or KN95 masks at all times, avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth, stay home if you feel sick, clean and disinfect high traffic areas frequently and follow the precautions that the World Health Organization guides us during this emergency.
What can you expect from Academia Barista Pro and what are our Sanitary Protocols already in place?
Cleaning and Disinfection at Academia Barista Pro.
2 times a day we will be cleaning and disinfecting all frequently touched surfaces. (doors, handles, drawers, workstations, sinks, toilets, espresso machines, tampers, dispensers, grinders, television controls, pens, pencils, scales, methods, cups, benches and chairs)
We will be doing cleaning BREAKS mid-morning and mid-afternoon, where we will disinfect the entire work area used by Students and Trainers during class.
Disinfectants are endorsed by EPA, developed to ensure that all contact surfaces are properly cleaned, to continue to comply with hygiene protocols.
We have purchased all cleaning equipment to promote everyone's hygiene and safety. Soaps, Alcohol Gel of 70% alcohol or more (they will be permanently placed near the work area so that our staff, students and visitors can use it).
After touching money, credit cards, credentials, they are returned to the customer, adviced to put away and both must wash their hands for 30 seconds.
Prevention Measures for Students and Trainers.
Students, coaches should wash their hands for 30 seconds, dry their hands well and apply alcohol gel before and after each class.
An espresso cup will be assigned for the coach and another for the student (of different colors). They cannot both drink from the same cup.
During class, it will be imperative that students do not get too close and keep a safe and fair distance between teammates and coaches.
We will be reinforcing that students sit separately, in order to practice an acceptable and safe social distance. Maximum of students per course is 4.
All students must enter the Academy with a mask and may not take it off as a preventive measure. Masks are intended to protect other people, in case the person wearing the mask does not know they are infected and has no symptoms.
Before entering the Academy, students will have their temperature measured and the soles of their shoes will be cleaned with disinfectant.
After going to the bathroom, the student is asked to wash their hands again for 30 seconds as a preventive measure and to use alcohol gel, before continuing with his class.
Coaches will wear a mask.
We may change, add, or modify any of these protocol rules as necessary. We appreciate your interest in Academia Barista Pro.
Cupping Courses Preventive Measures
Students must wear masks except when doing olfactory exercises. While 1 student is without a mask, the others will have to be with a mask. Each student will be separated by 1 meter apart during these exercises. If we have more than one student during this class, we will make sure to respect the necessary distance between each other, in order to comply with the exercises.
Each student and coach will receive their own samples of the same coffee.
Each student receives 1 disinfected cupping spoon, which they can use during all their classes. All spoons are disinfected with UV rays, soap and 90% alcohol.
The student has the option of being able to bring their own cupping spoon to class, in case we have inventory, also choose to buy one of our exclusive Barista Space line.
The student may choose to take these courses and cupping programs, individually, except for any SCA certification.
PICK UP protocols
Our clients have the option of picking up all their coffees, teas and accessories orders at any time, from monday - saturday 9am till 5pm. We have contactless payment methods through electronic bank transfer, through credit card on WhatsApp. If the customer wishes to cancelpay for their products at the Academy, they can do so there too.
All visitors must arrive unaccompanied. Companions must wait outside. Coffee, tea or accessories, if the customer has already paid, we can take all of your products to the door when you ask for pick up this way. We may not deliver them outside of Academia Barista Pro or at the parking garage. You may request this kind of pick up at any time.
If you still have to make the payment, you must enter and abide by our security measures. We accept cash, check, transfer, credit card payments for purchases over $ 15.
For our scheduled tastings, we allow a maximum of 4 people in addition to the coach or sommelier in charge. These 4 people must have a mask at all times and only the person who tests can remove it.
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