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SoMa Bartending, 510 Brannan St, San Francisco, CA 94107,  (650) 731-2649  

Sunday Certification Course November 10th, 17th & 24th 11a-6:00p +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.
    $499.99Price
    Option 1