March 23 2019
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
White Pines Resort, Sycamore Room, 6712 W Pines Rd, Mt. Morris, IL


Class meets Mar. 23

Cost: $59

CRN: 6822

Instructor:  Evan Talbert


This course is an introduction to the basics, and some of the finer points, of bartending and mixing.  Fully hands-on and interactive, students will have the opportunity to practice and prepare real cocktails, drinks and shooters.  While designed for beginners or those with a basic understanding of bartending and alcohol in general, the course will also have tips and pointers for more experienced bartenders.  The course focuses on 4 key areas: 1. Bar Essentials – Equipment and Setup-The tools and instruments needed to prepare most drinks and how to use them-Proper care and sanitation. 2. Bar Essentials – Alcohol, Mixers and Garnishes-The essential alcohols any bartender should have, as well as what to put with them. 3. Cocktails and Mixing-Will include not only how to make specific classics such as the Manhattan, Old Fashioned, Mojito and Martini, but also general guidelines on flavor combinations-Includes practice shaking, stirring, layering and pouring. 4. Beer and Wine-General guidelines on serving, including pouring, proper temperature, storage and glassware-Includes information on current trends and distinguishing between the many varieties. After conclusion of the class, students will have the opportunity to sample some of the drinks created. Must be 21 or older.


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