Gwilym started to work with coffee in 1996 while in New Zealand. Afterwards he managed several cafés in London. You could also meet him at different markets and at the East London clothes shop, Present, where he was using a Victoria Arduino lever coffee machine.

In 2009 he won the barista competition and became the World barista champion. His competition career was the shortest in history of WBC, only three months.

Shortly after winning the Worlds Gwilym opened Prufrock coffee shop in London, now co-owned with Square Mile Coffee.

Since 2013 he has lived in the Czech Republic where he opened his own training centre with a focus mainly on giving classes.

He is authorized trainer of SCA (Speciality coffee assn.) and Barista Hustle. Therefore, we offer the official certifications.

2018 he opened with Petra a roastery called The naughty dog.



Coffee changed her life in 2004, when she opened a cafe U Zlatého korálku in Jílové, close to Prague.

She has participated in a number of competitions and twice became the Czech National Champion. Over the years, Petra became a National judge. She passed the exam for a sensory and head judge at the World Barista Championships. judging the final at the Worlds (Melbourne, Rimini and Seattle) was the best coffee experience she has ever had.

In 2008 Petra opened her own training centre that holds a variety of different trainings. She works mainly with beginners and also enthusiasts, professionals and home users.

2010 a big year while she published her own Book about coffee. In June 2013, after 9 years,

2011 Petra sold her coffee shop and focused just on the barista trainings.

Honza Štursa


He started to work with coffee in 2015 as a student at Wine Food on Smíchov. Coffee making became his hobby and work together. He was influenced by the Nový svět café which showed him the right direction.

In 2018 Honza opened his own coffee shop which he sold one year after.

2019 he came to help in our roastery The naughty dog and slowly started to help on our trainings. Nowadays he is leading the classes with us.

The naughty dogs


Very important part of our team are our 2 little sausage dogs who are overlooking on the right direction of the trainings from their baskets. Mrs. Jenny Brown has an unusual colour, she looks like black and grey tiger. She likes her own space and quiet, she loves to sleep a lot. The other girl is ginger Mája. She is young and shy, but she loves to play a lot.



We can send you a gift certificate to any training we do.

The coupon is open and valid for half a year.
The receiver can choose a date for that course by themselves.
We send the coupon as pdf via email together with an invoice with instructions to pay for to gift coupon.

Purchase a gift voucher for the course

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Due to the current situation and government-mandated quarantine, we have temporarily suspended all our coffee courses. If you have a gift voucher or a prepayment, the training will not be forfeited, it is not a problem to extend its validity until the end of the year.

At the moment, it seems that the regulation on extra-curricular education should be unlocked on 25. 5. Then we will open many dates for our trainings.

We are already looking forward to seeing you all!

We are using our free time to roast coffee, clean up our training centres and prepare new and better visual and digital materials for our courses.

If you would like to try the coffee from our roastery The naughty dog, you can choose here:



We have 2 pretty training rooms beside each other. You will work with professional coffee machines – we have Nuova Simonelli Aurelia T3, Victoria Arduino Black eagle gravimetrsics and Athena Leva machine. Then we have Nuova Simonelli Mythos 2 grinder, Mahlkönig K30 and EK43.

You can park your car by the training centre.

All our trainings start at 10:00 o’clock and end at about 16:00 o’clock. There is a lunch break during the class.

Kávové kurzy s.r.o. | Holíkova 470, 254 01, Jílové u Prahy

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