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The recent cocktail renaissance has created a new type of bartender – and no, we’re not talking about beards and suspenders. Gone are the days of bartenders doing shots at the bar with guests! The modern bartender is a professional who has brought hospitality to the forefront of bartending.

In this online lesson for beginner bartenders, World-Class recognized bartender Charlie Ainsbury explains how the industry has evolved and what is expected of a professional behind the bar today.

What you'll learn in The life of a modern bartender lesson

  • The evolution of the bartending profession
  • The changing role of the bartender over time
  • The responsibilities and expectations of the modern bartender
  • The influence of contemporary cocktail culture on the bartender

Who the Bartending for beginners course is for

Servers and beginner bartenders, sharpen your skills behind the bar with pointers from the world’s best!


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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