Classic cocktails, twists, seasonal recipes and other how-to guides.
The history of the Sex on the Beach cocktail is a little hazy but the most cited story dates to 1987 when a company call National ...Read more
The Mojito has its origins in the 17th century when Admiral Francis Drake of the British Navy offered sailors a mixture of mint an...Read more
Everything you need to know about bartending techniques and history, from basic tools to advanced skills.
The process of making all distilled spirits follows a similar process in their creation. Each spirit however has its own distincti...Read more
As a bartender, you should have a good understanding of how the bar us set up and how all the various equipment, ...Read more
All the secrets of the professional Barista, from the science of coffee roasting to how to pull the perfect espresso.
Mikhael Bou Rjeily, founder of mischu coffee and winner of best cappuccino awards in South Africa in 2011 and 2012, shares his fiv...Read more
Expert advice on starting your career as a bartender or barista.
Our top tips for starting your career in bartending in South Africa....Read more
Most of our educators weren’t lucky enough to get a Shaker Bar School or Barista School education at ...Read more
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Big social events are an opportunity to create memories that will last a lifetime. Whether it's a milestone birthday, an engagemen...Read more