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Esperto (Competition) La Pavoni series espresso machines are expertly handcrafted and loaded with features. The Esperto line allows the home barista to expertly prepare restaurant quality espresso and cappuccinos.  Available in 3 finishes to compliment every décor.


ESPAB-16     “Abile”   16 cup, chrome tank, chrome base

​ESPCO-16    "Competente" 16 cup brass tank, chrome base 


Competition filter baskets and group screens are precisely machined to the highest identical specifications then polished to ensure optimum flow. Each is embossed with a La Pavoni logo.


Additional Esperto Features

  • Mounted group pressure gauge
  • Custom Rosewood lever handles, boiler cap and steam knob
  • 3 embossed “Competition” filters in 9, 16 & 20-gram capacities
  • Embossed competition group screens 
  • Bottomless portafilter handle and a standard double portafilter handle
  • Red accent plastic base cover
  • Stainless steel coffee tamper
  • Temperature strip on group
  • Capped eagle for boiler cap


Each one is beautifully handcrafted and available in chrome copper or brass boilers.  All feature the larger 16 cup, 38 oz. nickel plated boiler, mounted boiler pressure gauge and two frothing systems (mounted polished steam wand & Cappuccino Automatic attachment).  

Esperto models also include a host of new features making the Esperto line a must for the home barista!