Scout Coffee Co., based in San Luis Obispo, California, is a popular coffee roastery and cafe known for its commitment to quality, sustainability, and community. Founded in in 2014 by Jon and Sara Peterson, Scout sources ethically grown beans, roasts them in-house, and offers a diverse menu of specialty coffees. With a focus on fostering a welcoming atmosphere, Scout Coffee Co. has become a local favorite and has expanded to multiple locations, serving artisanal coffee and promoting a sense of community in the heart of California's Central Coast.

Skills you'll develop

  • Latte Art: Latte Art is a method of preparing coffee created by pouring micro-foam onto a shot of espresso, then making a pattern on the surface.
  • Cupping: Evaluating the cleanness, sweetness, acidity, mouthfeel and aftertaste of a coffee to determine its overall quality.
  • Tamping: Compressing coffee grinds evenly into the portafilter to ensure that the pressurised water passes through the coffee bed evenly.
  • Customer Service: Delivering a friendly a professional service to ensure customers are acknowledged, informed and satisfied. Also receiving feedback in a visible way to make the customer feel heard.
  • Service Orientation: Knowing how to allocate your time to maximize total customer happiness.




San Luis Obispo - Foothill Boulevard and Garden Street