La Specialista is a beautifully designed espresso machine that allows you to handcraft consistently great espresso-based coffee drinks from the comfort of your home. We've incorporated four innovative features to make the process more streamlined and personalized while preserving the hands-on creativity and satisfaction of brewing authentic espresso and Americano. With no additional heat-up time and minimal cleanup La Specialista empowers you to handcraft your espresso the right way. Created for the passionate espresso and coffee drinker this professionally-inspired espresso maker allows you to precisely create espresso just the way you like it. From start to finish no need to deal with the complex aspects of the preparation. For starters the sensor grinding technology delivers precise consistent grinding and the optimal dose for espresso. Then the smart tamping station lets you replicate the perfect tamp - simply activate the lever to press the dose with the right pressure for flawless results. Next active temperature control ensures the best temperature stability for optimal coffee extraction. And on top of that there is no waiting time between brewing espresso and frothing your milk for latte with dual heating system. La Specialista is equipped with two independent heating systems. One thermoblock for extracting coffee and an independent heating system for steaming milk or frothing ensures immediate beverage preparation. Finally the advanced latte system ensures the perfect milk texture for cafe quality lattes and cappuccinos. And for added convenience use La Specialista's separate hot water spout to brew an authentic Americano. So whether you're impressing guests with your magnificent coffee skills or enjoying the personal satisfaction that comes from handcrafting something the right way the versatile La Specialista machine will give you a more enlightened espresso experience.