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One of the most wonderful features of a cocktail is its garnish. Whether your drink comes with a sprig of mint, an olive, or even a colourful little umbrella, the garnish creates a perfect finishing touch.

But it adds more than just aesthetic value to a drink. Picking the right garnish for a cocktail is an essential bartending skill that will take your creations to the next level.

World Class recognized bartender Charlie Ainsbury teaches you the art of garnishing in this lesson for beginner bartenders.

Learn hospitality skills for today’s world, including:

  • How to garnish cocktails in three distinct ways
  • How a garnish can transform a cocktail
  • Tips for choosing the ideal garnish

Servers and bartenders, get started creating irresistible cocktails.


Charlie Ainsbury

Charlie Ainsbury is a World Class recognized bartender and the co-owner of an award-winning spritz and cocktail bar in Sydney. He was twice named Australian Bartender of the Year.

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