Experienced bartenders are capable of pulling off elaborate liquor bottle tricks, like juggling them or slamming one against the bar to make a loud noise. Raise the bar with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- C$35 for one “Martini/Shooter Insanity” or “Know Your Spirits” workshop for one (a C$99 value)
- C$62 for one “Martini/Shooter Insanity” or “Know Your Spirits” workshop for two (a C$198 value)
- C$106 for one “Martini/Shooter Insanity” or “Know Your Spirits” workshop for four (a C$396 value)
The “Martini/Shooter Insanity” workshop acquaints students with the process of making classic and modern martinis and the proper layering techniques for various shooters. The “Know Your Spirits” workshop, on the other hand, introduces burgeoning bartenders to classic and modern cocktails, as well as the art of mixology. Students must be of legal drinking age to take the workshops.
Bartending School of Ontario
The winner of the Toronto Sun's Readers' Choice Award for seven years running, Bartending School of Ontario has trained the next generations of expert mixologists since 1974. Within a classroom designed like a fully functional bar, the hands-on program's licensed instructors teach pupils the techniques behind crafting more than 150 cocktails. They continue refining student skills during lessons on martinis, shooters, and beer, which cover skills such as performance pouring and precise measuring.
In addition to the drink-making process, the school's teachers emphasize other fundamentals of the gig, including crafting garnishes and opening the cash register without a crowbar. Once students earn their internationally recognized accredited certification, the school assists them with job-placement resources, including a classifieds with 40–60 postings a week.