About the Class
The Bartending & Barista Training Class (BTC) is an 11-week intensive training program focusing on preparing individuals to professionally prepare mixed alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and related products and manage bars, lounges, and beverage service operations in the hospitality industry. Coursework is centered upon current food and beverage industry standards of mixology, enology, inventory and cellar management, bar and lounge management, applicable laws and regulations, and customer service.
Training course content includes
Knowledge of liquor, cordials, wines and beers by popular brands, description, tastes, and geographical locations of manufacturers
Basic and advanced mixing techniques such as pouring, shaking, stirring and straining to mix 100+ different cocktails
Proper usage of each glass type and garnish used for specific drinks
Banquet busing, bartending and serving skills to maximize tips earned
Bar operations, such as bar set-up and closure
Common regulation of Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Basic knowledge on roasting and blending coffee beans
Operation of commercial espresso machine to create various coffee drinks
Students who have completed our program currently work at Westin St. Francis Hotel, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Hilton Hotel, United Polaris Lounge at SFO, Metropolitan Club, Benihana and other local restaurants, bars and clubs. Looking to hire our students? Let us know here!
Upcoming Start Date: TBD
Program Length: 11 Weeks
Class Times: Monday to Friday, 8:30AM to 10:30AM
Language of Instruction: English
To be eligible for the Bartending & Barista Training Class, you must be:
A legal U.S. resident with authority to work in the U.S. (i.e. valid Social Security Card)
21+ years or older
ESL Level 6 or above
Looking to change professions or find employment
Fees & Funding
The total charge for the BTC program is $2,800. This amount covers the full period of attendance (11 weeks).
Qualified students can have their tuition and fees subsidized by the Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD). Students who do not qualify for subsidies but are otherwise eligible to enroll in our programs may do so if the total charge is paid in full by the first day of the program session.
How to Apply
To apply for our upcoming Bartending & Barista Training Class, please visit our office at 747 Commercial Street to complete an enrollment application. If you have any questions about this program, feel free to call us at 415-989-8224 or email us at email@example.com.
Charity Cultural Services Center
747 Commercial Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
Monday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Tuesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Wednesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Thursday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Friday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM