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.
to the ShowTenders International Basic BarTending Course Level 1-Jigger
professionals have called ShowTenders “The Innovative Training Leaders in the Beverage
Creators of “American Style BarTending With Attitude” are for the first time
ever giving you the secrets to becoming a World Class BarTender.
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
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
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.
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.
As 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.
Skeadas 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.
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.
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.