Find ten bartending class modules listed below. Each of our modules have one example of a stirred or shaken drink you and your guests can make. Please get in touch with your bartending class coordinator for a full list of all the beverages you can make for each module.
|Engaging The Senses||
Bartending is more than just making drinks. It’s about engaging your senses. Here’s what you get:
Understand the five basic tastes:
The five basic tastes are sweet, sour, salty, bitter, and umami. You will learn how to leverage these basic tastes to make a terrific drink.
Understand the drink making process:
We take you through a step-by-step process of engaging the five basic senses. The five senses are your sense of touch, smell, taste, sight, and sound. You will learn how to use all of these to create a deep emotional reaction.
Understand drink pairing strategy:
A bartender’s job doesn’t end with the drink. A professional bartender knows how to match the perfect drink with the right food. In this bartending module, we will discuss drink pairing strategies with food, themes, and seasonality.
|The Tools of the Trade||
Knowing what tools to use will enhance the quality of the drink you make! Take the time to learn about standard bar tools and how to use them. A working knowledge of a good set of bar tools will help you make well-crafted drinks for years to come!
Bartenders use a wide variety of ingredients when creating drinks for their guests. It’s not just the drink or the tools, but the ingredients that make a great drink! You will understand how various ingredients work together to create a well-balanced drink.
You will learn how these drink ingredients are prepared. Next, you will learn how to select the right ingredients for your drink. Lastly, you will understand how to store your ingredients.
|Building a Cocktail||
Making a good drink is a work of art. Do you know how to build a Tom Collins, Daiquiri, or Whisky Sour from scratch? You will learn the fundamental techniques in your bartending class to prepare a great quality shaken and stirred drink.
You will review core drink preparation concepts and gain hands-on experience with: