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Giving you the techniques and skills to give client service excellence. Bartender & Barista Courses in JHB, Cape Town and Durban.
We also offer an online option to those who wish to do the Flagship course in the comfort of their own home.

BARTENDING COURSE

An intensive course designed to give bartenders the necessary skills to work a bar under a fair amount of pressure whilst making cocktails. The course includes theory and practical exams.

We have the option to do the course online in the comfort of your own home, or you can come into our training rooms and get the benefits of doing the course in-person.

We cover topics from the role of the bartender, tools of the trade, glassware, basic skills, pouring techniques, customer service, product knowledge and time management and then the introduction to cocktail making and classic cocktails.

BARISTA COURSE

The ideal course to teach budding baristas everything they need to know about the world of coffee and the skills required to make an amazing coffee at home or in a cafe.

Course Duration: 5 Hours

Introduction to coffee – Module 1
Equipment used – Module 2
Coffee explained (types, history, etc) – Module 3
Setting up the grinder – Module 4
Setting up the machine and equipment – Module 5
Pouring the perfect espresso – Module 6
Texturing milk – Module 7
Types of coffees – Module 8
Short practical on Latte art – Module 9
Short practical test (not for points just some friendly competition for the attendees) – Module 10
Cleaning the machine – Module 11

 

EXPRESS BARTENDER COURSE

Day 1 – History of bartending, The role of a bartender, Customer service & complaints,  Licencing laws and regulations, Health and safety in the bar (Covid-19 Compliant), Free pouring & accuracy.

Day 2 – How to setup a bar, Preparation of basic garnishes , Personal bar tools, The process of beer and wine, History of spirits, Perfect serves of various drinks categories.

Day 3 – Production of spirits and liqueurs, The concept of layering shooters, How to speed up service & speed round, Standard cocktail methodology, Cocktail methodology demo.

Barista Courses

HAPPY STUDENTS

Enjoyed the bartender course even though it was very intense. Learnt so much and now have a wonderful job in an award wining restaurant.

– Micheal Mdala

Enjoyed the bartender course even though it was very intense. Learnt so much and now have a wonderful job in an award wining restaurant.

– Micheal Mdala