JS Center coffee-trainers

Coffee-trainers of our Center are specialists who:

We constantly train and improve our knowledge not only in coffee, but also in pedagogics, psychology, we organize different trainings and teach our trainers how to teach!

Katsiaryna Varaksa

Professional coffee-trainer, chef barista, specialist in coffee brewing

  1. Working experience in coffee industry 3 years
  2. Barista and chef barista in “SORSO di espresso” coffee house
  3. Coffee-trainer in JS Barista Training Center
  4. Work at HORECA 2015, 2016, 2017 (Minsk)
  5. Work at PIR Expo 2015 (Moscow)
  6. Conduction of master classes within SCAE Belarus coffee tour
  1. Working experience as a field coffee trainer 1,5 year
  2. Trained more than 130 students
  3. 9 students opened their own coffee houses
  1. Diplomas and achievements:
  2. SCAE Coffee Diploma «Brewing Intermediate»
  3. SCAE Coffee Diploma «Brewing Professional»
  4. JS Barista Training Center diploma «Coffee-trainer»
  5. 1st place in Latte-art Battle (Minsk. 2015)
  6. 7th place in National Barista Championship 2016
  7. Participation in «Laspeciale» master class dedicated to coffee machines and its fabrication (Minsk, 2016)
  8. Diploma of manager economist of BSEU
  9. Certificate on professional skills improvement of MSLU under the program «the Foreign language in professional work of the expert (English language)».
  1. Author’s programs and developments:
  2. Master class «Molecular gastronomy in coffee» (Minsk, 2016)
  3. Author’s course «Alternative» for the JS Barista Training Center

Raman Lamotkin

Professional coffee-trainer, barman, field coffee training specialist

  1. Working experience in coffee industry 4,5 years
  2. Barista at CoffeeBox coffee house network
  3. Administrator of the coffee house «CoffeeBox»
  4. Coffee-trainer at JS Barista Training Center
  5. Бармен в ресторане Dolce Vita
  6. Assistant to the director at the coffee house “Coffee Lab”
  7. Barman at the restaurant «Dolce Vita»
  8. Coffee trainer at the «Coffee Service» company
  9. Bar manager at the coffee house network «TV Coffee» and café «Premier»
  1. Working experience as a field coffee trainer 2 year
  2. Trained more than 170 students
  3. 5 students opened their own coffee houses
  1. Diplomas and achievements:
  2. JS Barista Training Center diploma «Coffee-trainer»
  3. Lavazza Certificate from «Coffee Crevice» company
  4. Bartender diploma «New tomorrow»
  5. Diploma «Bartender» professional course from «Splash&Dash» bartender school
  1. Author’s programs and developments:
  2. Master class «Coffee and Spirits»
  3. Menu development for 5 coffee houses

Yana Savchenko

Professional coffee-trainer, chef barista, owner of «Coffчег» coffee house

  1. Working experience in coffee industry over 4 years
  2. Barista at «Amato» coffee house network
  3. Owner and coffee trainer at «Coffчег» coffee house
  4. Coffee-trainer in JS Barista Training Center
  1. Working experience as a field coffee trainer 1 year
  2. Trained more than 30 students
  1. Diplomas and achievements:
  2. JS Barista Training Center diploma «Coffee-trainer»
  3. Participated in National Barista Championship (Minsk, 2016)
  4. Participated in HORECA 2015, 2016, 2017 (Minsk)
  5. BSATU Diploma «Bachelor in economics and management at the enterprise»
  6. «Streamline» language school certificate in «English language, intermediate»
  1. Author’s programs and developments:
  2. Author’s season menu projects for coffee points
  3. Development of programs, business services of loyalty and visitors account for coffee houses

Jury Stalmakhou

Professional train-the-trainer, barista trainer, coffee roasting and coffee blend specialist, SCA Belarus educational coordinator

  1. Working experience in coffee industry over 16 years
  2. During his career, Yuri has worked as a bartender, chief bartender, barista, restaurant and coffee house manager.
  3. Founder of the SORSO di espresso and JS Barista Training Center.
  4. Repeatedly participated in barista championships as a judge.
  5. SCA Belarus educational coordinator.
  6. The official representative of the largest international network of training centers.
  7. 8 years of total work experience in distribution companies, on positions - regional manager, coffee-coach, head of the barista training center, director of the company, chief of the coffee laboratory.
  1. Working experience as a field coffee trainer 2 year
  2. Trained more than 380 students
  3. Trained more than 10 coffee trainers, 17 roastmasters and specialist in the field of coffee production
  4. 17 students opened their own coffee houses
  1. Diplomas and achievements:
  2. Founded «SORSO di espresso» coffee house and roastery
  3. Founded JS Barista Training Center
  4. SCA Belarus educational coordinator
  5. International diploma «train the trainer» Lavazza
  6. La Spaziale diploma «specialist in professional coffee machines»
  7. SCAE Coffee Diploma «Sensory Intermediate»
  8. Technical judge of the National Barista Championship (Minsk, 2014)
  9. Judge of the taste of the National Barista Championship (Minsk, 2016)
  10. Pedagogical education
  11. Participation in the modernization of the largest coffee factory in Belarus
  12. Participation in organization of 4 mini coffee factories outside Belarus
  13. Participation in the development of an innovative coffee roaster with a roasting system in a “pseudo boiling” air stream
  14. Founded the largest training center in the country
  15. Permanent speaker of the HoReCa & Retail expo since 2010
  1. Author’s programs and developments:
  2. Developed the programs for the JS Barista Training Center and great amount of master classes and seminars