Get Certified as a Mixologist in Just 5 Weeks!

  • Become a Certified Mixologist in just 30 hours. The course is 5 weeks long, and meets 2 times a week Monday and Wednesday nights.

  • Non-drinkers are welcome, as the class covers both Craft Cocktails and Mocktails.

  • About the Instructor: Master Mixologist Alexi Johnson gave up her training in neuroscience to become everybody’s favorite psychologist – the Bartender. She is a highly-sought after Educator, and Bartender. After working with several top bars in Utah, Alexi launched a fast-growing Bartending Service. She has also been the Winner of the Best Cocktail in the Park City Cocktail Contest!

What will I learn?

  • Bar equipment and tools

  • What glasses work best for each cocktail

  • Vocabulary

  • Bar set up and break down

  • How liquors are fermented and distilled, from vodka through gin and bourbon

  • Exploration of 5 most popular liquors

  • Mastery of the top cocktails (and mocktails)

  • International cocktails (and mocktails)

  • How to substitute liquors to make Mocktails with similar flavors

  • Build familiarity with local and international brands, including how each product is produced, the history of that particular label, and the properties that give its flavor

  • Palate development

  • How to make your own bitters, make and take home 5 bitters

  • How to make your own simple syrups, make and take home 3 simple syrups

  • How to make your own tinctures, make and take home 5 tinctures

  • How to make Bourbon cherries, make and take home Bourbon cherries

  • Speed and how to make multiple drinks at the same time

  • How to dazzle your guests with acrobatic flair

  • Temperatures

  • Decorating and garnishing, both local and international

  • Business side of bar operations and how to increase tips

Includes Graduation Party

Where you can invite your friends and family to taste your drinks while enjoying sweet and savory bites made by our culinary and pastry students

Application Requirements

  • Age 21 or older

  • No DUI’s in the last 5 years – we will check social security numbers

  • High School Degree or Equivalent

2019 Course Dates

October 7 – November 6, 2019
Monday & Wednesday Nights
1484 South State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84115

Graduation Dinner

December 4, 6pm

Tuition and Fees

Application Fee 30
Tuition 595
Liquor 350
Bartender Toolkit 175
Total 1,150
plus $27 sales tax on liquor

Apply Now

For More Information
Questions may be directed to the Director of Admissions at (801) 413-2800 or via email at

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