Our Story

our story

Tea is much more popular in our subcontinent than coffee. However, in the recent years we have started to treat our taste buds with rich coffee from around the globe. The result – coffee consumption in India has shot up dramatically. Slowly but steadily hospitality industry are including coffee in their menus.
To meet the market demand of skilled baristas, DMI Global joined hands with American Hospitality Academy in USA and Silver Mountain School of Hotel Management in Nepal to open a Barista Training Academy. Our course is accredited by AHA, with a course content and syllabus that is internationally recognized.
The academy based in Kolkata is the first AHA accredited Coffee Training School in India offering skill oriented short term Barista Courses and Coffee Art Courses to achieve excellence in coffee training enabling students to find jobs with practical experience. We provide ample opportunities for students to practice what we teach in our coffee lab. We have established ourselves with a mission to provide quality yet affordable coffee training and classes by and for people passionate about coffee.
If you want to learn the skills to be a professional barista, open your own coffee shop, want to introduce coffee in your establishment or simply brew that perfect cup of coffee for yourself, join us. Since this is a recognized industry qualification, the students will be skilled enough to progress further and join any prestigious established coffee center, here in India or abroad.

American Hospitality Academy

The American Hospitality Academy (AHA) was founded in 1986 and has its corporate headquarters on Hilton Head Island in South Carolina. AHA has a long history and many years of experience in providing structured training and exchange program opportunities with premier American hospitality partners including Marriott, Ritz Carlton, Hyatt, and Hilton. Over the last 20 years AHA has served tens of thousands of students from over 70 different countries.

In 2006, AHA established AHA-International Hotel Management Schools as a way to better serve the needs of the international community for world-class hospitality education. AHA-International Hotel Management Schools (AHA-IHMS) is a growing global network of private career colleges linked by a common vision and mission, common programs of study, educational philosophy and academic goals and standards. AHA-IHMS schools currently operate in the Philippines, South Africa, Nepal, Turkey and its’s USA World Campus.

The AHA-IHMS curriculum is a result of the joint efforts of AHA curriculum developers and its international Team of global educators working together to combine innovative, leading-edge hospitality instruction with practical experience. This dynamic, multi-faceted educational approach ensures students receive the very best education possible and are provided with the competitive edge they need to succeed in their future careers.

The faculty are chosen for their outstanding academic credentials, their practical experience at higher levels of operation within the industry, their ability to act as outstanding role models, and their ability to operate at the highest levels of professional excellence.

Silver Mountain School of Hotel Management

Silver Mountain School of Hotel Management (SMSH) was initiated in 2002 with an aim of providing world class education in Hotel and Tourism Management. Situated in Kathmandu, Nepal, SMSH currently provides Four-year Bachelor Degree in International Hospitality and Tourism Management in affiliation with Queen Margaret University, UK, and Higher Diploma in International Culinary Arts leading to four year hospitality degree. SMSH provides their students with opportunities to do their internship in best hotels in national and international levels.

SMSH has a distinct model of learning, strong research performance and a leading reputation for engagement with industry experts. It has a culturally diverse campus life and vibrant study and research programs that prepare graduates for the workplaces of today and future.

Silver Mountain Training Hotel is operated by Silver Mountain so the students get more realistic and practical experience along with being exposed to classroom learning. Besides having practical lessons in the first two years of their hotel management classes, the training hotel extends the students experience to higher level of learning. The training hotel consists of nine units of accommodation, two restaurants, a bar and roof-top beer garden where students can polish their hospitality skills with guests.