K.C.A. Welcome Video
The Learning Experience
The Kona Cocktail Academy, a place online, on demand, to develop and build your skills as a professional craft bartender. A place to come together online to gain knowledge of traditional craft cocktail content: mixology, spirits, beer, wine, tools, history and industry tips and tricks. We also offer helpful solutions to take on the real life challenges of the industry such as finances, health and responsible service.K.C.A. is not just bartending school it is cocktail coaching with a virtual mentor!
A word from our Founder
Upon completion you will have developed a professional understanding of:
Spirits, Beer, Wine, Equipment & Technique
Classic and Modern Cocktails
Creating a Cocktail Menu, Your Own Flavors & Cocktails
Quality Service, Hospitality & the Industry
This course is designed to give an overall knowledge of the wine and spirit world, bartenders profession and instill a unique skill set that will serve in all aspects of life, from personal to professional based on courtesy and respect.
4 MODULES OF COURSES
From beginner to master there is always something more to learn. These courses are for general spirit knowledge like a regular bartending course but also for a more rounded set of skills from creating, crafting, being sustainable, building your brand, networking, participation in your field, vendor relationship, competitions, giving back to your community and so much more. Join today and sign up for a single course or the whole education in one go. We look forward to having you.
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Bartending basics/Beginning spirits; distilling/proof/regions/botanicals/Whats in the bottle/Hospitality/Your brand/Terminology/Mentorship/Peer group/Teaching others/Responsibility of the bartender/Basic cocktail info(classics and modern)
Spirits- Intermediate/Working Professionals/Incorporating Passion/Financial/Roth IRA/Accounting/Going further in to smaller spirit categories/Beer/Wine/Ice
Ingredients/Making of shrubs/Syrups/Cordials/Infusions/Techniques/Foraging/Gardening/Social media/Professionalism in the industry/Vendor relationships/POS/Cocktail and menu creation/pairing
Revisiting spirits/Coffee/Tea/Chocolate/Cigars/Getting a job/How to negotiate a salary and bill a client/Continued learning/Punches/Tiki drinks