COVID19 and the lock down has changed the way people are consuming bytes to watch their favourite series or lap up online courses on platforms like Udemy, Coursera, Upgrad etc. The Happy High Bartending Academy, Mumbai has risen to the occasion to provide online sessions for Indian bartenders and beverage professionals as much as it is curating sessions for home bartenders or the drink enthusiast.
For Indian Bartenders and hotel management students is the " 8 Spirited Days" a series of 8 online sessions covering different spirits everyday including history, drinking rituals etc. Much of the knowledge shared is not part of curriculum in hotel institutes. Participants for the sessions came from hospitality organizations like the Leela, Oberoi, ITC, Royal Caribbean, Roseate etc and also from Duty Frees of Muscat and Hyderabad. Hotel Management students from IHM Mumbai, IHM Aurangabad, Rizvi Mumbai, ITM Mumbai, Don Bosco Mumbai etc have given it a thumbs up too. It is priced at Rs 800 + GST and it includes a certificate for the participants.
'Know Your Drinks' for the home bartenders is a weekend session split over 2 days, 1 hour each. The consumers get a brief on the spirit categories, ways to drink, setting up a home bar etc. A good start to being a better party host. This is priced at Rs 499+ GST.
Details of the online courses can be found here