The Università del caffè, the only University of Coffee in the world was first opened in Italy in 1999. Today there are more than 28 branches worldwide, each is a center of coffee excellence promoting the latest coffee research and understanding from bean to cup. Silver Mountain School of Hotel Management Nepal is the 28th branch of UDC.
The Università del caffè focuses on teaching producers of coffee on the most environmental methods of coffee production, for hospitality professionals' coursework encompasses intensive, hands-on training on coffee preparation and menu development and practical ways to enhance the customer experience and also for coffee lovers a curriculum developed for consumers for an appreciation for the taste and aroma of fine, premiumquality coffee.
Università del caffè is a center of excellence open to entrepreneurs in the coffee sector, professional in the hospitality industry and all coffee lovers. Università del caffè is an international knowledge hub where expert from different sectors can exchange views and work together, generate new stimuli and create a real communion of ideas with the power of a cup and coffee as a starting point. A meaningful and comprehensive education in coffee includes many areas of knowledge, including the study of coffee production and processing, the role of coffee in developing countries of origin, coffee’s societal role in creating the culture of cafés and personal rituals, as well as a special focus on the moment of consumption.
As coffee moves in the consumer’s mind from being a “cup of caffeine” to a highly prized experience, the quality of the coffee and the precise technical knowledge of the methods of transforming coffee into a spectrum of final products is elevated.