Like baking a cake, mixing a drink requires precise measurements and the restraint to not ingest so many ingredients that you ruin your own birthday party. Become a power mixer with today's Groupon.
$39 for a 4-hour Quick Mixx course for one (an $89 value)
$59 for a 4-hour Quick Mixx course for two (a $178 value)
$199 for a 40-hour bartending-certification program (a $495 value)
Each Quick Mixx class guides prospective bartenders through four hours of hands-on training, during which certified instructors teach the secrets needed to craft 25 of the most popular cocktails. Students also learn about brands, classifications, and which alcohol flavor makes the best lollipop. For the 40-hour certification program, pupils can opt for 10 day, evening, or weekend sessions of 4 hours each. The course aims to illuminate all aspects of bartending, including stocking the bar, legal responsibilities, and garnish preparation. After obtaining their national bartending certifications, graduates enter the job market with access to job-placement assistance, an optional digital video resumé, and a lifetime of free refresher classes in case they forget whether to twist or shout at a lime.
Mix 'em Up Bartending School
At fully stocked facilities, Mix 'em Up Bartending School's TIPS-certified instructors ready students for a career mixing drinks in a nightclub setting. Real taps, sinks, and machinery offer each pupil hands-on training, all overseen by potable professionals boasting the experience and chiseled biceps acquired during a minimum of seven years manning the taps. Music and disco lights foster a true-to-life atmosphere aimed at granting graduates the confidence needed to work in real bar conditions. Showing a commitment to helping all types of students succeed, Mix 'em Up pours out its curriculum in both full- and part-time classes and encourages graduates to take advantage of lifetime access to job-placement databases.