Past Events


  • October 28, 2015
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Can you make honey in Dublin city? Gearoid Carvill and Kieran Harnett will show you how they got started as part of an introduction to beekeeping in the city.   This talk, which will include a honey tasting with Irish and international honeys, is aimed at someone who has yet to begin their journey into bee (more…)


  • October 7, 2015
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Interested in protecting Irish food standards? Want to know more on how we can ensure high food standards and help maximize our nutritional intake? Join Friends Of The Earth for a short film screening on how our food standards in Ireland could be compromised followed by a discussion and sharing of what opportunities we can take (more…)


  • July 19, 2015
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Designed to test key core & more advanced skills & understanding, expected from a competent barista (ex. someone working as a barista for 6 months or more). Successful candidates should be able to dial in a brew recipe, make a full range of drinks with quality & speed, as well as understand the basic requirements for (more…)


  • July 18, 2015
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

THIS IS A FREE EVENT*** REGISTER BY EMAILING  HELLO @FIRSTDRAFTCOFFEE.COM Being able to taste is an essential skill for any Barista and Cupping is your ticket to that skill. Cupping is a standardised practice of tasting coffee used throughout the coffee industry. In this short introductory class, participants will learn the process of cupping, what (more…)


  • July 11, 2015
    7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

A five-course Mexican tasting menu ***THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT*** Inspired by her mama’s Mexican home cooking, Jessica celebrates her culture’s culinary diversity to create a heart-warming dining experience. Using both local and Mexican ingredients, the meal will offer five courses of modern Mexican cooking inspired by life and memories back home. With a combination (more…)


  • June 28, 2015
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

You don’t have to be a formally trained barista to make excellent coffee at home (though it helps)! In this workshop, participants will learn the necessary skills & equipment needed to bring out the best in their home coffees. Course Fee: €60.00 For more information and bookings, visit First Draft Coffee. (more…)


  • June 28, 2015
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hearts, tulips; rosettas – these are the signs of well-steamed milk poured by a skilled barista. Whether you’re just starting out or just want some fine-tuning, this workshop is a great way to build milk skills! Course fee: €100 For more information and bookings, visit First Draft Coffee. (more…)


  • June 23, 2015
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Designed to test key core & more advanced skills & understanding, expected from a competent barista (ex. someone working as a barista for 6 months or more). Successful candidates should be able to dial in a brew recipe, make a full range of drinks with quality & speed, as well as understand the basic requirements for (more…)


  • June 21, 2015
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

From Bean to Cup! Learn the rudiments of barista skills – from espresso extraction, to milk steaming, to efficient workflow – this class provides clear first steps for the budding barista. In this course, participants will learn: ‘Cupping’ – An exploration of the natural flavours in Coffee A short history of Coffee and bean breakdown Essential (more…)


  • June 6, 2015
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm

A demonstration class by Katie Sanderson. A creative approach to vegetable preparation with a emphasis on healthy things & raw food techniques. My chance to share with a small group of people some of my favorite recipes old and new. Some tips on wasting less, basic fermentation such as making your own vinegar, kimchi and (more…)