Learn to Shake, Muddle and Layer a Cocktail
Learn how to shake, muddle and layer cocktails like award winning Head Bartender, Max Hayward of Lab 22 (voted the UK's best bar in 2021 and the top Cocktail Bar in 2022). Max showcases three basic bar skills and techniques that will help you climb the career ladder.
Top Tips for Building a Career in the Bar Industry
We asked industry experts for their top tips on building a career in the bar industry, Whether you want to make bartending a career or learn how to become a bar manager, check out their advice.
6 WAYS TO GET PROMOTED IN THE BAR INDUSTRY
Luke Whearty, owner of renowned bars, Operation Dagger and Byrdi, takes us through his six ways to get promoted and what you need to do to get noticed, in this helpful video.
Essential Bar Skills - Organizing Your Workstation
Well organized work stations are the key to serving customers quickly and efficiently, and the best bars will be visually appealing without slowing down the bartenders working behind them. While bar layouts vary from case to case, here are a few universal principles that you can follow to avoid delays and maximize customer satisfaction.
ESSENTIAL BAR SKILLS: SPEED AND EFFICIENCY
Working in a bar is fast-paced, so how do we ensure that fast service does not compromise serving the perfect drink?
ESSENTIAL BAR SKILLS: OPENING PROCEDURES
Learn the essential bar opening procedures with Diageo Bar Academy's Bar Essentials articles. Master the skills and steps to get your bar up and running smoothly.
BARTENDER HACKS YOU NEED TO KNOW
Elevate your bartending game with Diageo Bar Academy's Bartender Hacks articles. Learn insider tips and tricks to streamline your workflow and impress your guests.
Bartending—walk before you run
Globe-trotting cocktail enthusiast Andy Gaunt on negotiating ‘haute mixology’ and the ‘creative wave' in bartending