ShowTenders: Basic Bartending - Jigger

Top industry professionals have called ShowTenders “The Innovative Training Leaders in the Beverage Industry”
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  • Lectures 37
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 2/2016 English

Course Description

Whether you want to entertain friends and guests at home or make more money and be the best Bartender on your staff, this course is perfect for you as it takes you from properly gripping the bottle to becoming the Master at your Bar when someone wants that special cocktail.

Welcome to the ShowTenders International Basic BarTending Course Level 1-Jigger Pouring.

Top industry professionals have called ShowTenders “The Innovative Training Leaders in the Beverage Industry”

The Creators of “American Style BarTending With Attitude” are for the first time ever giving you the secrets to becoming a World Class BarTender.

“Magic Mike” Werner and James Michael Patrick Skeadas have been training together for over 30 years in 37 countries and have given well over 100,000 people just like yourself the access to the tools to learn the trade of the “World’s Oldest Profession”.

Want to become the head bartender at your restaurant, maybe learn a little fast flair, perhaps rise to become the beverage director of your chain or even one day become a World Champion BarTender like others who have taken the ShowTenders training? Then don’t hesitate to get certified on this course and be on the way to getting your CockTail College Diploma and realizing your dreams.

ShowTenders International Basic BarTending is the first step in the CockTail College Experience which is the preeminent online destination for training, information, and certification for the Bar and Restaurant Industry

Cocktail College is a thorough class curriculum that covers; Bar Setup & Systems, Jigger & Mechanical (Free) Pouring, Building a Recipe Foundation, Drink Making Techniques, Do’s & Don’ts of the Bar, Alcohol Awareness, Bar Entertainment, Fast Flair Instruction, Advanced Bottle Flipping, Tricks & Trivia, and everything you need to be an industry expert.

What are the requirements?

  • Basic bartending supplies

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 18 bar recipes from the martini, classic and tropical families
  • Learn the Art of Conversation along with conversation starters
  • Five top-notch bar tricks

Who is the target audience?

  • Individuals seeking a career in bartending

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
Section 2: Getting Started
Practice at Home
Practice Bottle
Pour Spout
The Grip
Holding The Jigger
Getting Started
2 questions
Section 3: Practice
Practice No Water Right Hand Side
Practice No Water Right Hand Front
Practice No Water Right Hand Double Side
Practice No Water Right Hand Top
Wiggle Wiggle
Filling The Bottle
2 questions
Section 4: Build
Shot - Sauza
Neat - Makers Mark
Soda Gun - Cuba Libre
Juice - Screwdriver
Juice with Top - Madras
1 question
Section 5: Shake & Pour
Long Beach Iced Tea
Section 6: Spindle Mix
Long Island Iced Tea
Margarita Rocks
Spindle Mix
1 question
Section 7: Muddle
2 questions
Section 8: Layer
After 5
1 question
Section 9: Stir & Strain
Cocktail - Cosmopolitan
Martini - Bombay Sapphire UP
Stir & Strain
2 questions
Section 10: Frozen or Blender
Strawberry Daiquiri
Piña Colada Swirl
Frozen or Blender
1 question
Section 11: Pre-Heat
Coffee - Cafe Magic
Hot Chocolate - Uncle Jimmy
Snifter - Courvoisier
1 question
Section 12: Extras
Proper Posture
Opening a Beer
The Ice Scoop
3 Glass Stack - Ice Levels
How To Make Heavy Whip
3 questions
Section 13: Bar Terms & Best Practices
Bar Terms
10 pages
Alcohol Awareness
15 pages
Bar Terms & Best Practices
6 questions

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Instructor Biography

Noble Carter, Udemy Instructor & Facilitator

Noble has many years of experience assisting industry experts across a wide variety of disciplines document their experience and share those teachings with new audiences in creative and engaging formats with a background is in e-learning and interactive software development. Noble has created countless award winning training and interactive experiences for most of the major US brands and several international and global brands.

Instructor Biography

Showtenders' Magic Werner, The Leaders in Service Systems, Training Techniques, and Bev

"Magic" Michael Werner
Chief Executive Officer

"Magic" Michael WernerAs a corporate trainer for T.G.I. Friday’s, he has received over fifty bartender and trainer awards, including South Eastern Divisional Champion in Friday’s first National Bartender Olympics and a silver medal in the National Championship Finals. Magic is known in the industry as the "Father of Flair." Furthermore, he created, organized, and judged the first European Bartender Olympics for

Friday’s U.K., and consulted the franchise group in Mexico on showmanship and flair. Magic opened and trained the bar staffs at 53 T.G.I. Friday’s and Dalt’s around the world, plus he aided in compiling their training and bartending materials. In addition, he opened the first Friday’s hotel concept (Ramada Inns) adjusted the training manuals to fit the hotel industry.

Magic’s experience and innovative thinking gives ShowTenders® an edge above their competition. His professional career in the hospitality industry has given him the wisdom to conceive, and take advantage of, exceptional business opportunities. In 1990, Werner utilized his knowledge and skills to venture into his own business concept, Magic Mike, Inc. Then, he co-founded ShowTenders, Inc. in 1991 with James Michael Patrick Skeadas.

James Michael Patrick Skeadas

James Michael Patrick SkeadasSkeadas is a seasoned veteran of the service industry with over 30 years in the business, and he brings to ShowTenders® a wealth of knowledge from both the U.S. and abroad. His experience includes various hospitality positions. He managed the beverage department and trained staffs at several high volume night clubs and bars in New England area. Then, while working for Club Med in Africa and Guadeloupe, he organized and supervised highly publicized events and catering for groups as large as 10,000 persons. Moreover, during his career at Friday’s, Skeadas traveled internationally to train employees and give sales seminars. Furthermore, he aided in the design of the European Friday’s and training programs for TGIF/Whitbread International. In 1990, he joined Magic Mike, Inc. and in 1991 co-founded ShowTenders® with Magic Mike Werner.

Instructor Biography

Jimmy Skeadas, Master Bartender

James Michael Patrick Skeadas:

Over 30 years in the beverage industry. International Corporate Bar Trainer and Master BarTender at TGIFriday's who helped launch Fridays overseas. Co-Founded ShowTenders with “Magic Mike” Werner which won many international awards for training bartenders, servers and management, menu development, concept creation (Bahama Breeze, Cheeseburger in Paradise), and wrote beverage programs for multiple chains (Applebee's, Chili's, Hard Rock Cafe, Hyatt Hotels, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Planet Hollywood/MTV Europe, amongst others. Developed recipes/programs for Jack Daniel's, Bacardi, Jim Beam, Maker's Mark, Grey Goose, Baileys, Kahlua and many others.

Instructor Biography

Tony Miranda, Showtenders

Tony has worked in the Film and Television industry since 1995. A graduate of the Valencia Community College Film Program he has worked as a Director, Cinematographer and Cameraman for numerous clients such as Haxan Films and NFL films on Feature Films, Commercials, TV Shows, Infomercials and Music Videos.

Tony joined ShowTenders® as Creative Director in 1998 and his duties include overseeing all Creative Productions from beginning to end. Tony has since been promoted to partner.

With Tony’s help ShowTenders® has produced award winning training and marketing videos for clients such as Coca Cola, Finlandia Vodka, Bacardi, Finest Call, Outback, Bonefish, Chilli’s, O’Charley’s and Bahama Breeze just to name a few. ShowTenders® Visual Style has quickly become the standard for Training in the Restaurant Industry.

In addition to Film Production Tony’s Photography and Graphics skills are frequently requested by many of our clients in creating Menus, and Print Quality Drink Pictures. Tony has helped create award winning menus for clients such as Cheeseburger in Paradise, NBA City, Hard Rock Café and Lee Roy Selmon’s. Tony’s photographs have also been featured in Nightclub and Bar, In The Mix and Hooters Magazines.

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