We offer two different national server training programs: ServeSafe Alcohol administered by The Educational Foundation of the National Restaurant Association, Chicago, IL
T.I.P.S.: Training for Intervention ProcedureS program developed by the company Health Communications, Inc., Arlington, VA.
We can also come into your place of business and conduct a short one hour seminar for your waitstaff to enlighten them on their responsibility in selling and serving alcoholic beverages.
Server Training Rates
Seminar For Free Pouring; (3 hour class/$250)
Rules for a Mixologist.
Measurements and Terminology. Bartending Equipment.
Different classes of drinks; Vermouth base, Carbonated & Juice based Highballs, Sours, Creams, Frozen and Tropical/Polynesian.
Procedures for making all cocktails and mixed drinks.
Additional Classes Offered: (3 hour class/$250)
Product Knowledge: Series of Lectures that cover the manufacture of all alcoholic beverages (beer, wine, liquor and liqueurs).
Responsible service of alcohol (ServeSafe Alcohol or TIPS) One day seminar (9 am - 3:30 pm ~ $45 per person)
Management training to keep inventory control and Pouring Costs (PC) in line.
Additional Services Offered:
Redesign your bar for big bottles of liquor and the most efficient service.
Spotter service for inventory control (watching your bartenders for accuracy.)
Proper training for your Cocktail Servers and Barbacks.
All classes will be taught by Keith A. Purdy, Master Mixologist and owner of Southern Bartender Service, Charleston, S.C., a fully insured beverage catering service. Adjunct Instructor at Culinary Institute of Charleston, Trident Technical College and former Instructor of Mixology at Johnson & Wales University, Charleston, S.C.