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This course is an exciting introduction to the world of cocktails, providing a practical foundation in the mechanics of mixology and cocktail elaboration. This course is 99 % practical on our fully equipped bar studio. The formation is ensured by Jean Vasquez. Courses are semi-private with a flexible schedules and given in english, french and spanish.

"Mixology is the art of creating and reinventing cocktails and drinks to your guests taste, delivering a fresh, well balanced creation every time. Some might say a liquid chef and mixology artist with a glass as his canvas.”

flairfactorLiquid Chefs Mixology Artists

CLASSIC Bartending and Mixology Program

The emphasis of the course is to get you behind the bar making drinks rather than sitting behind a desk. This is the best way to gain confidence and feel comfortable behind a bar. The maximum class size is 6 students.

Over 70 Classic and Contemporary Cocktails. Our recipes teach you the original methods and variations of the most famous and important cocktails in the world, as they should be in the last week of the course you will sit a written examination, take a practical cocktail making examination and perform a free pouring test.

The marks from these 3 tests will make up your final course result, with passes ranging from a basic pass (E, over 65%) to an outstanding pass (A+, over 95%).

The end of the formation is validated by the handing-over of a certificate of aptitude approved by Flairfactor.

Course OverviewLength of the Course: 32 Hours Training


  • The History of Bartending
  • The Professional Bartender
  • Job Description

  • Reading your clientele
  • Customer Service
  • The Customer Journey
  • Handling Complaints
  • 10 Commandments of Complaint Handling

  • Product Knowledge Part I
  • Product Knowledge Part 2
  • Process of distillation
  • Factors affecting the flavour of spirits
  • Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits
  • Health, Safety and legal issues
  • Service and sales of spirits

  • Bar Layouts / Station Structure
  • Glassware Styles
  • Garnish Methods and Preparation
  • Setting up & Breaking down a Bar
  • Hygiene & Safety
  • Shaking, Mixing, Layering, Blending, Stirring, Straining, Muddling & Building
  • Bar Tools

  • Cocktail History
  • The Structure of the Cocktail
  • Substitution & Modifier Theory
  • Ingredients
  • The Sensory Experience
  • Beer and Wine Service
  • Cocktail Categories Explained
  • Classic Cocktails (IBA recipe & variations)
  • Signature Cocktails
  • Molecular Mixology – Introduction.
  • Course Horary

    Hours From: 14H00 To: 18H00 & From:18H00 To: 22H00
    Course Work 99% Practical
    Certification Certified By Flairfactor Liquid Chefs Mixology Artists Institute
    Note Our schedules are flexible according to availability of students and instructors.
    Contact Please feel free to use this form for more information about the course, letting us know as many details as possible. We will be happy to discuss your requirements. Your personal information will only be used for correspondence purposes with us. Or directly to (514) 718 7746 (SPIN) with Jean Vasquez.

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