FREE BARISTA & MIXOLOGY TRAINING

FREE BARISTA AND MIXOLOGY TRAINING

There will be free barista and mixology training throughout the full three days of the show. Visitors can develop their skills and knowledge in two of the hottest beverage trends; coffee and liquor. 

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A LOOK BACK AT THE 2017 PROGRAMME

DAY 1

10:30 – 12:30
INDUSTRY RELATED COFFEE TRAINING (BASIC)
Good coffee business models
An introduction to coffee and commercial aspects of green coffee / roasting
The future of coffee service
Automated coffee service benefits and applications
Coffee care and management behind the bar / coffee brewing perimeters – how to maximize profitability
Customer engagement

INDUSTRY RELATED MIXOLOGY TRAINING (BASIC)

The basics of ingredients pairing
Spirits as a base for beverage creation

COMPETITION BRIEFING AND ROUND ONE
Attendees are tested in an unsanctioned competition format, winner progresses to round 2 on day 2

13:30 – 14:00

BUSINESS OF BEVERAGE
There is no excuse for serving bad coffee anymore. Change in consumer preferences have demanded a better coffee experience in any hospitality environment. Do you serve good coffee? And what does that actually mean. We unpack here

DAY 2

10:30 – 12:30
INDUSTRY RELATED COFFEE TRAINING (INVOLVED TECHNIQUE)

  • Day 1 recap / highlights from day 1
  • Who is your customer?
  • Production and costings of menus
  • Practical understanding alternative products for the market
  • Practical methods of making alternative coffee based beverages (and latest equipment experience)

INDUSTRY RELATED MIXOLOGY TRAINING (INVOLVED TECHNIQUE)

  • Classic cocktails with a modern twist
  • Menu calibration to size of establishment
  • Quality control behind the bar

COMPETITION BRIEFING AND ROUND TWO

Attendees compete using techniques taught one day two, winner progresses in competition

13:30 – 14:00

BUSINESS OF BEVERAGE

Getting the mix right. Can bars profit by converging drinks trends into exciting but simple menus that are craft inspired? (Spirits / Cocktails and Craft Beer Segment). We unpack here.

DAY 3

10:30 – 12:30
INDUSTRY RELATED COFFEE TRAINING (PROFESSIONAL)

  • Learn to manage service
  • Learn to train others

INDUSTRY RELATED MIXOLOGY TRAINING (PROFESSIONAL)
Producing drinks menu themesProduce a cocktail concept and name it

COMPETITION BRIEFING AND FINALS
Winner of day 1 and 2 battle for the unofficial title of Barista Challenge winner

2017 FREE BARISTA & MIXOLOGY TRAINING PARTNERS

Free Barista and Mixology Training
Free Barista and Mixology Training
Free Barista and Mixology Training
Free Barista and Mixology Training
Free Barista and Mixology Training
Free Barista and Mixology Training
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Euroasia Industry
Free Barista and Mixology Training

WHERE AND WHEN

Exhibition Venue

GALLAGHER CONVENTION CENTRE

19 Richard Drive, Midrand,
Johannesburg, 1685

Gallagher Convention Centre is one of Africa’s largest conference and exhibition venues. Located in Midrand, between Pretoria and Johannesburg, Gallagher is conveniently positioned in the business hub of Gauteng and is the ideal location.

PARKING

Security monitored parking is available in an open air opposite the venue as well as behind Hall 5.
The cost per day is R20.

DATES

Sunday 24 JUNE 2018
Monday 25 JUNE 2018
Tuesday 26 JUNE 2018

10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 16:00

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION

Hotel Show Africa Official Accommodation Suppliers

Midrand Central Reservations provides quality service and guarantee competitive rates to our valued clients.

Contact us for:
Quotes from hotels that are within walking distance to Gallagher Convention Centre
Quotes from Sandton Hotels – the shopping and entertainment Mecca of South Africa
Assistance with car rentals, airport shuttles, restaurants, tours etc

Hotel Accommodation

Email: maryna@midrand.net
Tel: +27 82 448 6680
Fax: +27 86 570 4268
www.midrand.net

Midrand Conference Centre and Villa Tuscana Guesthouses is a 10-acre big village with 17 conference and function venues and 8 4star guesthouses with 103 en-suite bedrooms situated in a beautiful, tranquil garden setting across the road from Gallagher Estate. Renowned for quality service and warm hospitality, the village offers 3 business centres, wifi and fixed line connectivity, a helipad, 2 swimming pools, bars, lounges and a lapa.

Hotel Accommodation

Email: info@midrandconferencecentre.co.za
Tel: +27 11 315 8326
www.midrandconferencecentre.co.za

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