It started last week, the new adventure of Simonelli Youth Academy. Seven young adults started their educational journey to obtain the Coffee Skills Program certificate of SCA. On June 18th we kicked off with sensory and barista foundation, lectured by Lauro Fioretti; June 20th was an interesting day with Vittorio Agosti, Fabbri brand ambassador, where the students had a chance to learn hands-on different coffee-based recipes. The first annual session of Simonelli Youth Academy concluded June 21st with the brewing foundation course instructed by Dario Ciarlantini.
Who are these young entrepreneurs of this years’ Youth Academy? Here are the seven winners of the scholarship. From the province of Salerno, we have Gilda Cuomo, owner of a micro roastery with great willingness to learn. Then we have Gerardo Della Vecchia, that with his love for travelling and reading, has a grand dream: becoming a specialist in the coffee world. Emanuele Giambona has a different but also grand dream, competing in the world barista championship.
Then there is Sara Giovannetti. She has been involved in the coffee world all her life as her family owns a coffee shop. Her mission? Encourage high quality coffee. Larisa Londero is a young Argentinian film maker that recently moved to Italy and would like to deepen her coffee knowledge and project it through social media. You can find Carlo Mogiatti ready-to-travel with his backpack always prepared. He would like to invest in formation and Simonelli Youth Academy is the right access portal for the coffee world. Luca Romito is a Basketball lover and adores tasting coffee and experimenting different types of extractions.