Bartending & Cocktail Preparation
This 20 hour course will start you on your way toward becoming an accomplished bartender. Through hands-on practice, you will master the techniques of creating mixed alcoholic beverages. You will also be exposed to the laws and regulations related to alcohol beverage service and the history and background of numerous beverage recipes, spirits, wines, and beers. Prerequisite: Students must be 21 years of age or older by the first day of class.
Instructor: William “Billy” Gibson is a well-known retired KCC Culinary Arts Assistant Professor and former food and beverage manager who received his training at Denver University in Business Administration and Hotel and Restaurant Management. He also attended San Francisco City College and San Diego City College and graduated with degrees in the same disciplines. Billy has worked for well-known hotels such as Coco Palms, Kaua‘i Hilton, and the Stouffer’s Top of the Rockies Cocktail Lounge.