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L2 / Craft Bartending: Bar Service

COURSE
Small Batch Learning
1 hr 12 mins

L2 / Craft Bartending: Bar Service

COURSE
Small Batch Learning
1 hr 12 mins
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Included in GO1 PremiumStarting from $12 per user for teamsLearn moreTry it free

Course Overview

This course forms part of the course 'Level 2 / Craft Bartending'.

In this course, you will learn:

  • The major drink-making techniques – building, shaking and stirring.
  • Handling ice and how different ice will affect your drinks.
  • Other tips for professional bar service: pouring, tasting, straining and pre-batching.
  • The correct order to make a round of different drinks.

Target Audience

This course is intended for existing staff in the hospitality industry who are expected to make or serve drinks, and who are ready to analyse why; not just how, operations function in their bar as they do.


Business Outcomes

By ensuring a thorough understanding of the skills, techniques and processes necessary to meet customers' beverage service expectations, this course will empower staff to create a successful service environment and a successful service product. It will also help staff take the next step towards management by introducing operational decision-making and venue-specific SOPs. Enhancing employees’ ability to better serve guests has a flow-on effect throughout the whole business, in terms of positive reviews, social media and word-of-mouth recommendations – which helps increase repeat clientele and maximises revenue.

Learning
Introduction

Learn the skills, but analyse too.

Bar service skills and techniques - Introductiontext • 3 mins
Pouring

Control and consistency.

Pouring - Introductiontext • 3 mins
Using a jiggertext • 3 mins
Pouring tipsvideo • 2 mins
Speed pourers - Grip and other pouring techniquestext • 3 mins
Speed pourers - Use, cleaning and replacingtext • 3 mins
Speed pourers - Cleaning and sealingtext • 3 mins
Bar Service: Pouring - Quizquiz
Mixed Drinks

Glassware, sequence and mixers.

Mixed Drinks - Introductiontext • 3 mins
Mixed Drinks - Make a policytext • 3 mins
Mixed Drinks - Decision-making: Glasswaretext • 3 mins
Mixed Drinks - Decision-making: Mixertext • 3 mins
Mixed Drinks - Decision-making: Icetext • 3 mins
Mixed Drinks - Decision-making: Sequencetext • 3 mins
Mixed Drinks - Decision-making: Sequence, continuedtext • 3 mins
Bar Service: Mixed Drinks - Quizquiz
Shaking

How to chill, dilute, mix and aerate with shaking.

Shaking - Introductiontext • 3 mins
Shaking - Double tins - Part 1text • 3 mins
Shaking - Double tins - Part 2video • 2 mins
Shaking - Boston shakertext • 3 mins
Shaking - Three-piece (or cobbler shaker)text • 3 mins
Shaking - The ingredient sequencetext • 3 mins
Shaking - The truth! - Part 1text • 3 mins
Shaking - The truth! - Part 2text • 3 mins
Shaking - Other shaking tipsvideo • 2 mins
Shaking - A note on styletext • 3 mins
Bar Service: Shaking - Quizquiz
Stirring

How to chill, dilute and mix for stiff drinks. 

Stirring - Introductiontext • 3 mins
Stirring - How to stir: Equipment and ingredientstext • 3 mins
Stirring - How to stir: Technique, taste and strainvideo • 2 mins
Stirring - Further tipstext • 3 mins
Bar Service: Stirring - Quizquiz
Throwing

When and how to mix a drink by throwing.

Throwing - Introductiontext • 3 mins
Throwing - How to throwtext • 3 mins
Throwing - Further tipstext • 3 mins
Bar Service: Throwing - Quizquiz
Tasting & Straining

The important final steps to serving quality drinks.

Tasting – Why?text • 3 mins
Tasting – How to taste: Before or after, taste and strainvideo • 2 mins
Tasting – How to taste: Correctionstext • 3 mins
Straining - Icevideo • 2 mins
Straining - Other solidsvideo • 2 mins
Bar Service: Tasting & Straining - Quizquiz
Pre-batching

How to improve consistency and speed with pre-batching. 

Pre-batching – Why pre-batch?text • 3 mins
Pre-batching – How to pre-batchtext • 3 mins
Pre-batching – When to pre-batchtext • 3 mins
Pre-batching – An example - Part 1text • 3 mins
Pre-batching – An example - Part 2text • 3 mins
Pre-batching – Pre-batching for bottled cocktailstext • 3 mins
Bar Service: Pre-batching – Quizquiz
Call Order

How to make a round of drinks in the right order.

Call Order – Introductiontext • 3 mins
Call Order – Dispense & high-volumetext • 3 mins
Call Order – Craft barstext • 3 mins
Call Order – Hot & coldtext • 3 mins
Call Order – Rinse & repeattext • 3 mins
Bar Service: Call Order – Quizquiz