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L2 / Craft Bartending: Ingredients & Garnish

COURSE
Small Batch Learning
54 mins

L2 / Craft Bartending: Ingredients & Garnish

COURSE
Small Batch Learning
54 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:

  • All the other non-alcoholic ingredients in a bar, plus bitters.
  • How to handle them, and extract flavours for cocktails.
  • Common garnish ideas and techniques.

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

An introduction to other edible or non-alcoholic bar ingredients. 

Ingredients: Introtext
Techniques

Common techniques to extract flavours to use in your drinks. 

Technique - Infusiontext • 3 mins
Technique - Infusion tips - Part 1text • 3 mins
Technique – Infusion tips - Part 2text • 3 mins
Technique – Macerationtext • 3 mins
Technique – Muddlingvideo • 2 mins
Technique – The future, nowtext • 3 mins
Ingredients: Techniques – Quizquiz
Citrus

Handling the most common non-alcoholic cocktail ingredient after water. 

Citrus - Your No1 tool for balancetext • 3 mins
Citrus - Fresh vs packaged juicetext • 3 mins
Citrus - Aciditytext • 3 mins
Citrus - Mise-en-place, or a la minute?text • 3 mins
Citrus - Hand vs machine juicingtext • 3 mins
Citrus - Hand vs machine juicing, continuedtext • 3 mins
Citrus - Citrus shelf lifetext • 3 mins
Ingredients: Citrus - Quizquiz
Other Fruit

Common fruits behind the bar and how to get the best out of them. 

Other Fruit – Seasonal & localtext • 3 mins
Other Fruit – Appletext • 3 mins
Other Fruit – Watermelontext • 3 mins
Other Fruit – Pineappletext • 3 mins
Other Fruit – Passionfruittext • 3 mins
Other Fruit – Strawberrytext • 3 mins
Ingredients: Other Fruit – Quizquiz
Sugar

After citrus, the double act's other half.

Sugar - Sweet successtext • 3 mins
Sugar - White & browntext • 3 mins
Sugar - Sugar syrupstext • 3 mins
Sugar - Simple vs rich syrup?text • 3 mins
Sugar - Cubes vs syrup… or powder?text • 3 mins
Ingredients: Sugar - Quizquiz
Herbs & Spices

How to handle and employ herbs and spices in your drinks. 

Herbs & Spices - Hello, creativitytext • 3 mins
Herbs & Spices - Vanillatext • 3 mins
Herbs & Spices - Gingertext • 3 mins
Herbs & Spices - Lemongrasstext • 3 mins
Herbs & Spices - Basil, minttext • 3 mins
Herbs & Spices - Rosemary, thymetext • 3 mins
Herbs & Spices - Cinnamon, anise, clovetext • 3 mins
Ingredients: Herbs & Spices - Quizquiz
The Rest

Other common ingredients and how to use them. 

The Rest – Milk and creamtext • 3 mins
The Rest – Eggtext • 3 mins
The Rest – Coffeetext • 3 mins
The Rest – Teatext • 3 mins
Ingredients: The Rest – Quizquiz
Garnish

The how and why of garnishing.

Garnish - The power of good garnishtext • 3 mins
Garnish - Planning your garnishtext • 3 mins
Garnish - Common techniques - Zests & Twistsvideo • 2 mins
Garnish - Common techniques - Fruit & vegetables slicesvideo • 2 mins
Garnish - Common techniques - Grating & dashingtext • 3 mins
Ingredients: Garnish - Quizquiz
Bitters

How to use bitters safely and consistently.

Cocktail ingredients: Introduction to bitterstext • 3 mins
Cocktail ingredients: How to handle bitters - Part 1text • 3 mins
Cocktail ingredients: How to handle bitters - Part 2text • 3 mins
Ingredients: Bitters - Quizquiz