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As a barista, mastering your espresso pulling technique is a must. You don’t want to risk the sour and intense flavor that indicates an underextraction, or the bitter taste and thin texture of an overextraction. You want to get it just right!

Pete Licata won the 2013 World Barista Championship with an espresso from La Primavera beans, so he has plenty of wisdom to share on this subject. Watch his lesson to find out how you can manipulate your dose in order to get a perfect shot of espresso.

Learn hospitality skills for today’s world, including:

  • How to fill the portafilter basket properly
  • How to recognize an underextraction
  • How to recognize an overextraction

Baristas, it’s time to up your game with tips from the world’s best.


Pete Licata

World Barista Champion Pete Licata has worked in every facet of the coffee industry. He now runs a coffee consulting business and trains competition baristas.

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