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Schaerer Barista

Original price was: $29,700.00.Current price is: $28,215.00.


The Schaerer Barista combines the classic flair of a traditional espresso machine with the skills of a barista with the convenience of a fully automatic coffee machine. This fully automated machine will be custom-programmed to your specifications offering consistent quality from cup to cup and the best part is anyone can operate with ease.

A comprehensive set of features allows you to immediately start serving the best espresso in town thanks to a unique combination of tradition and state-of-the-art technology. As for skills, the only requirement is a smile.

With its distinctive design, European flair and the unmistakable hissing and knocking of a traditional machine, the Schaerer Barista looks and feels like a classic portafilter espresso machine, but it has a secret. Schaerer have made it so easy to handle it’s almost entirely automatic, leaving you with the most key feature: time for your customers.

Grinding and tamping are optimised for consistent top quality. The exact quantity of coffee released in the portafilter is automatically calculated, and a perfect espresso is brewed every time. The machine has two separate grinders, one for each of the brewing units. The process is also automatic: beans are ground and dispensed into the portafilter (without coffee powder being lost) – all tamped, brewed and extracted at the touch of a button.

Everyone’s a barista!  Using the Schaerer Barista is simple and intuitive and there is no need for specific skills to operate it like a pro. The automated operation only requires that the portafilter be inserted, removed, and grounds emptied – all the while looking like a real cafe atmosphere. Milk foaming, another characteristic routine, is either manual or fully automated. This leaves the operator time to speak with the guests and to offer side orders such as a slice of cake or a croissant.

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Keep cups warm.  The pleasure of a velvety, creamy espresso also relies on the temperature of both coffee and cup. Keep cups on the machine’s top heater or instantly steam them up to the right temperature with the special SteamIT feature.

Perfection, automated.  Optimal management and processing of the coffee beans and powder is the key to a great espresso: two integrated grinders, one for each brewing group, directly grind the beans into the portafilters, then the right tamping pressure is applied before brewing. 12 different recipes can be programmed, and additional blends can be used thanks to the “external coffee powder” functional button.

The power of steam.  No authentic cappuccino or latte can be made without silky textured milk. The wand routine and the hissing sounds are part of the show. Schaerer Barista is equipped with two smart steam wands: the Powersteam is the classic, manual version, whilst the Supersteam is fully automatic, with programmable temperature and foam consistency.

Brewing like a pro.  Adjusting grinding and filter load in real-time like a seasoned barista.  Schaerer Barista constantly adjusts grinding parameters and grind load quantity throughout the day. That’s what professional baristas do, according to their own experience. The machine monitors precise brewing times to determine the right degree of grinding and the right amount of coffee powder to be dispensed in the filter. A continuous process that delivers consistent quality. This feature can be switched off for manual setting.

The coffee-science behind it.  The extraction of aromatic substances depends on the brewing time. One must hit the right extraction time for a perfect espresso, because both under-extraction and over-extraction will compromise quality. Brewing time in turn is influenced by the degree of grinding of the beans, the finer the slower, and the quantity of coffee powder in the filter, but it will further vary according to atmospheric conditions, which evolve during the day. Actual baristas will be more sensible to these, but Schaerer Barista can measure brewing times more precisely. Two methods, same principle, and same perfect results!


Make it more personal and opt for some extra features to best fit your requirements.

External hoppers.  On top of being an additional, attractive element of design, these two external hoppers with their stylish, high-gloss polished stainless steel lids and containing 1100g coffee beans each, have twice the capacity of the standard integrated ones. Being positioned away from internal heat sources, overheating is completely avoided.

Double Supersteam configuration.  You might find it more suitable to have two fully automatic Supersteam wands, with programmable temperature and steam consistency, instead of one Powersteam and one Supersteam, especially if staff are not specifically trained or have a high turnover. NB: If this configuration is defined, it cannot be changed back to the standard “one Supersteam and one Powersteam” configuration.