Sunday Certification Course June (tba) 11am-6pm +Examination

Sunday Certification Course June (tba) 11am-6pm +Examination

3 Consecutive Sundays 

Our certification program is an entirely hands on course that provides a comprehensive education on spirit history and bar fundamentals. 

Our students are trained and tested not only on speed and accuracy, they also emerge with a complete understanding on how to create a unique custom cocktail. 

From Bourbon and Bitters to tequila and tinctures we explore and enjoy the world of different spirits. 

Intro to the bar. 	

What is a work station? 

Bar safety and importance	Introduction to bar tools and how to use them properly	

House vs top shelf and what is F.I.F.O.?	

How to cut garnishes and learn different types of glassware	

Free pouring vs using a jigger with focus on foundation	

Bar terminology and cocktail tasting with emphasis on balance	

Customer service the what - why - when and where	

Liquors vs liqueurs, flavor variations with the difference between proof and abv	

Whiskey / Scotch discussion and what makes location so important	

Lecture on the Tequila & Mezcal family and what makes them different	

A day with Rum / Cachaca 	

The many faces of Gin / Genever	

Vodka and it's long history	

Exploring Brandy and Cognac 	

Timed cocktail trials and exercises	

Practice makes perfect	

How to properly check Identification and the tell-tell signs of inebriation	

Final practical exam.
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