Bar Skills

BAR SKILLS

Whether you’re a seasoned bar pro or just starting out in the industry, we’re serving up the skills and techniques you need to know to stay at the top of your game.


From improving at the art of hospitality, to shaking up a storm and mastering the muddle; level up your skill set with our top tips and tricks.

  • Drinks Techniques & Tools

    Drinks Techniques & Tools

    The correct bartending tools, combined with passion and practice are key to staying at the top of your bartending game. Get top tips on canning, batching, garnishing, smoking, muddling, pouring… and more!

  • Great Hospitality

    Great Hospitality

    Master the art of amazing hospitality with our top tips on everything from recommending with skill, to handling customer complaints with grace and expertise.

  • Bar Essentials

    Bar Essentials

    Here you’ll find a go-to hub for Bar Essentials, including insider ‘industry speak’, bartending basics 101 and our top tips to improve speed and efficiency in the workplace.

  • Responsible Serving

    Responsible Serving

    Responsible serving is about creating memorable experiences for your customers, spotting signs of excessive drinking and acting professionally and responsibly at all times. Learn how to improve customer relations with expert advice.

  • BAR SKILLS VIDEOS

    BAR SKILLS VIDEOS

    Shake up a storm, master your muddle and more with our latest bitesize sessions, Instagram Lives and Bar Clips episodes. Level up your bar skills with top tips from global cocktilians, world-renowned bartenders and industry trailblazers.


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