Bartending Course Toronto And Online Bartending School Ontario

Do you aspire to mix crazy drinks like your favorite bartender? Are you bored with the usual and crave something fun and unusual? Join one of our bartending course options for fun for those living in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and Ontario for precisely that! You don’t have to be a professional to join these bartending classes. You just have to have a love for drinks, an aptitude for fun, and some flair!

We offer practical hands-on training to help elevate your bartending knowledge and skills. We offer a local bartending school where you can attend in person, or join our bartending course online. Our focus on quality makes us the top bartending school in Ontario!

Our bartending classes are for those looking to build an exciting career as a bartender, want a refresher course, or simply want to embark on a journey for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. With bartending, you learn a new skill in a fun atmosphere with a bunch of friends. It’s a great way to bond!

Below is an overview of our bartending school benefits, the bartender classes we offer, and answers to frequently asked questions.

Bartending School Toronto And Ontario Benefits

Practical Bartending Classes

At 180 Drinks, we firmly believe hands-on training and the fun factor is fundamental to learning to become an amazing bartender.

With our bartending classes you get hands-on experience with making drinks. We also offer spirit tastings to become more familiar with drink ingredients.

The theoretical and practical components of our bartender course offerings promote best practices, food safety, and a total quality management approach to preparing and serving.

Our bartending training course options will give you the winning confidence to prepare you for a career in hospitality, and you will feel at home behind any bar.

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Professional Equipment For Bartender Training Courses

Great quality equipment is a prerequisite to craft superior beverages. The equipment used for all our bartending school courses is based on bar science best practices.

You will learn the art and science of how bartending tools, beverageware, and ingredients work together to help you create great drinks.

We provide all the necessary tools for bartending. Our bartenders use only the best tools and equipment for your bartending classes.

Our Toronto bartending courses improve your knowledge and skills to provide your guests with fantastic drinks and amazing experiences.

We look forward to geek out with you about bartending equipment at the best bartending school!

Seasoned Bartending School Instructors

With years of experience in the industry, we know a thing or two about bartending! Our bartending classes give you the fundamentals of bartending and service.

You will learn from our seasoned industry instructors how to be a bartender that is confident and highly skilled. Our mission is to raise the standard of bartender service across Ontario.

Our bartenders are fun people to know. They love interacting with people and passing on their bartending skills! Join in on the fun!

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Bartending Course Online Ontario

Looking for a fun activity for your remote team or friends that are far away? A virtual bartending class is a great option!

Our online bartending course is a great option for participants that are geographically distant from each other. It also is a more cost effective option than in person experiences for participants and groups that are far outside of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

We also offer a hybrid bartender course option that combines both in person and virtual experiences. This is a great option for teams that are working both in the office and remotely.

Get in touch today to experience the best online bartending classes!

Frequently Asked Questions

faq Do You Offer Bartending Classes For Those That Don’t Drink Alcohol?

Yes! Non-alcoholic alternatives are a fast growing trend in Canada. For example, mocktail sales in the first half of January had increased 123% year over year.

We offer spirit tastings and mocktail bartending classes that use non-alcoholic ingredients such as:

  • Non-alcoholic beer
  • Non-alcoholic wine and bubbly
  • Non-alcoholic spirits

Cheers to you!

faq How To Become A Bartender?

To be a great bartender you need to be able to provide seamless customer service with personality, skill, and superior knowledge.

A great bartender needs to have an understanding of:

  • How to use bar culinary equipment properly.
  • How to prepare, use, and properly store various ingredients.
  • How to taste and evaluate beverages.
  • How to provide great customer service.
  • How to work effectively in a team.
  • Operating procedures and steps of service.
  • Food safety standards.
  • Current industry and consumer trends.
  • Drink pairing strategies with food, themes, and seasonality.

We offer bartending 101 courses for beginners and more advanced bartender training courses to improve your repertoire of knowledge and skills. Our courses will help you become the best bartender!

faq Can Someone Under 19 Years Old Attend A Bartending Class?

If you are looking to attend a non-alcoholic bartending class such as a mocktail making class then there are no age restrictions.

For any classes involving alcohol, the legal drinking age in the province of Ontario is 19 years of age. Serving people who are under 19 years of age is an offense under the Liquor Licence and Control Act, 2019.

faq Do You Offer A Bartender Course For Team Building?

Our bartending classes are a fun and out-of-the-box way to engage your team in a relaxed, fun, casual environment.

We customize our bartending classes for any team and size. To request a quote for a bartending team building class, contact us!

faq Do You Do Corporate Bartending Workshops?

Over the years, we have conducted many corporate events. We have developed bartending workshops for clients in Toronto and surrounding cities across Ontario.

Bartending Class Toronto And Ontario Corporate Events:

  • Seminars
  • Conferences
  • Office or Board Meetings
  • Trade Shows
  • Cocktail and Mocktail Workshop
  • Staff Events
  • Team Building
  • Business Dinners
  • Golf Events
  • Press Conferences
  • Networking Events
  • Product Launches
  • VIP Events
  • Shareholder Meetings
  • Award Ceremonies
  • Customer or Staff Loyalty

faq Do You Provide Private Bartending Classes?

We do! We provide private bartending classes in Toronto for:

  • Reunions
  • Birthday Events
  • Anniversaries
  • Theme Events
  • Family Events

faq Do You Offer A Smart Serve Bartender Certification?

The Smart Serve bartender certification is designed for anyone who wants to serve, sell or handle alcohol in Ontario.

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has introduced a five-year term for all new and existing liquor training certifications. Certificate holders must complete the Smart Serve training program every five years.

At this time we don’t offer a bartender license course.

You can complete your certification bartending course online at Smart Serve Ontario.

faq Do You Offer A Bartender Certification?

Each of our bartending classes offer a certificate of completion for participants. Get in touch to register for a class at our Toronto bartending school!

faq What are your bartender course prices?

Our bartender course fees vary based on:

  • Course type (e.g. drink making course vs spirit tasting).
  • Number of participants.
  • Private or public.
  • Travel distance (e.g. At 180 Drinks location or your address).

Still not sure about the bartender course cost or the best option? Please get in touch for a quote!

faq How Long Are Your Bartending School Courses?

The length of the class depends on the type of the class.

The majority of our bartending classes are two hours or less in duration. Jam packed with new knowledge and skills, and full of excitement!

faq Do I Need A Liquor License For Mobile Bartending Classes?

The short answer is no. Our bartending school has a liquor license with a catering endorsement. A Caterer’s Endorsement allows us to serve liquor at catered events at locations away from the licensed premises. We provide all the liquor for our bartending classes under our liquor license.

faq Where Do You Offer Your Professional Bartender Courses?

We offer barman courses in both in-person and online formats.

We offer a variety of bartending course online options for those living in Ontario.

We offer classes in-person at our bartending school located at: 400 Matheson Blvd E Unit 20, Mississauga, ON L4Z 1N8

We can also travel to your location if you prefer. Please see which areas we serve below in Ontario for our mobile bartending school.

  • Ajax
  • Aurora
  • Barrie
  • Brampton
  • Brant
  • Brantford
  • Burlington
  • Caledon
  • Cambridge
  • Fort Erie
  • Grimsby
  • Guelph
  • Halton Hills
  • Hamilton
  • Ingersoll
  • King City
  • Kitchener
  • Lincoln
  • London
  • Markham
  • Milton
  • Mississauga
  • Newmarket
  • Niagara Falls
  • Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Oakville
  • Oshawa
  • Pelham
  • Pickering
  • Port Colborne
  • Richmond Hill
  • Schomberg
  • Catharines
  • Stratford
  • Thorold
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  • Vaughan
  • Waterloo
  • Stratford
  • Welland
  • Whitby
  • Woodbridge
  • Woodstock

Wondering how to register for 180 Drinks bartending classes? Get in touch today to register for an in-person or online bartending course Toronto!

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