Curriculum

Lesson One – 5 Hours

• The Bar Layout
• Bar Tools
• Bar Items
• Opening Procedures
• Closing Procedures
• Bar Terminology
• Calculate ABV+Proof
• Glassware
• Bar Condiments
• Highball Drinks
• Lowball Drinks
• How to Build Drinks – Demonstration
• Pouring
• One Liquor Drink List Known by Name or Brand
• Drink List 1

Lesson Two – 5 hours

• Classifications of Liquor
• Fermentation and Distillation
• Up-selling
• Varieties & Brands of Liquors
• Varieties & Brands of Liqueurs & Cordials
• Aperitifs, Digestifs, Absinthe
• Cognacs & Brandies
• Long Island Ice Teas
• Demonstration: Multiples of Same Drink (Dragging)
• Drink list 2

Lesson Three – 5 hours

• Garnishes
• Glass Rimming
• Cash Handling, Point of Sale
• NYS Serving Law
• Customer Service
• Food Service at the Bar
• Alcohol Awareness
• Blood Alcohol Content
• Serving Responsibly
• Shots, Shooters & Bombs
• Layering + Fruit Flies
• Drink List 3

Lesson Four – 5 hours

• Martinis, Gibsons
• Manhattans
• Rob Roys
• Flavored Martinis
• Drink List #4
• Bloody Mary’s and Specialty Drink List Instruction
• Wine
• Beer
• Drink List 5

Lesson Five – 5 hours

• Changing a Keg
• Placing CO2 Canister
• Changing a Keg Diagram
• CO2 Gauge Diagram
• Changing Soda Bag-In-A-Box
• Cleaning Ice Bin + Soda Gun
• Coffee Drinks + Non-Alcoholic Drinks
• Mojitos
• Margaritas
• All Frozen Drinks
• Point of Sale Training on in house Future POS System

Lesson 6 – 5 hours

• Full day review
• Pouring mock practical exam
• Mock finals practice

Lesson 7 – 5 hours

• Full course review
• Pouring mock practical exam
• Mock finals practice

Lesson 8 – 5 hours

• Written exam
• Pouring exam
• Practical exam
• Makeup exams
• Graduation & certification