We can provide you with bar equipment to compliment your event. Please call our office to discuss your options.

TEL: 250 920-8249
Individual Specialty Workshops

Due to over whelming requests, we are offering a range of specialty classes designed to suit everyone. Everything from the very basic to more complex and specialized drinks. We bring these workshops to your home working with your friends or guests to teach the fundamentales of Bartending. Please contact our office for booking dates and featured workshops. In these workshops, some components require the use of liqueurs and spirits; therefore we require proof of age when registering. Must be 19 years and older.

Mixed Drinks (3 hours)
In this class we go through the very basics of creating drinks. We use recipes that are easy to make in any type of setting. We will go through a hands-on program to familiarize the beginner with the basic equipment and pouring techniques used by professional bartenders. With guided instruction, you will learn how to pour exact proportions, learn the secrets to Proper Garnishing drinks, and build your confidence when preparing cocktails and hiballs. We also go through a listing of recipes to practice the techniques learned. This class is perfect for those of you who may have tasted certain mixed drinks and always wanted to learn how to make them.

Shaken or Stirred (3 hours)
This course is designed to introduce the equipment used by professional bartenders. There are many different preparation methods used to create cocktails and in this class you will go through the procedures for two of the methods. We cover stirring methods and practice some lairing. Learn the very popular method - shaking it up! This method is used in creating drinks such as: Grasshopper, Mai Tai, and the Velvet Hammer. Our instructor will take you through the process of using this equipment step by step, with hands - on training. You will practice making a variety of recipes and learn some tricks of the trade. We will also uncover the secret for making an exceptional tasting Martini and some of the common mistakes made when preparing them.
Whether you are using this for preparing drinks at home or out at a gathering with friends, someone is bound to be impressed by how skillfully you can prepare a drink once you've taken this class.

Blender Blitz (3 hours)
Popular in the warmer months, this class will show you how to perfect the cool summer specialties. This course is designed to recreate the drinks you love so much when it's hot outside but still great throughout the year.. We go through the basic steps with your average home blender and show you how to get the smooth icy taste of drinks like the Margarita, Daiquiri, and Pina Colada.
When you are making drinks for your friends they will be impressed with your ability and creativity. Plus they will be great!

Hot Creations (3 hours)
Preferred in the cool months, this class covers a range of drink styles to help warm up your body in the chill of the evening. We take you step by step through the basic processes of creating your favorite hot drinks. We will cover drinks like the Monty Cristo, Spanish Coffee, and the Hot Toddy. We'll discover the methods bartenders use to make those drinks taste so good, that you just want to have another!

Bonus Material
Shooters & Garnishes
When you sign up for our classes, you will receive this instructional material as a bonus. In this addition, we cover a range of garnishing techniques used by professionals. Our instructor will take you through all the prep and cutting procedures used to add that extra special touch to the drinks you make at home. Later we cover the methods used to make eye catching and extremely tasty shooters. We'll discuss the different liqueurs used in making the shooters and the flavors that the liqueurs lend to add that extra something. A shooter list is provided and we make some very nice tasting shots.

Instructors Note: A word to the wise - real alcohol is used for demonstration and tasting in all these courses, so you may want to plan ahead and ask someone to drive you home after. Designated drivers are welcome to sit in free of charge.

From the School Director…

Coming in the Future
Cottage Brewing Industry
We are looking for the expertise to present you this popular informational course. The Craft Beer Industry has taken the country by storm and is now the fastest growing alcohol associated industry of the decade. It is our goal to offer this to you in the near future. Watch in time for this and mush more information and training opportunities to come

Joe the Bartender
Offering Bartender Workshops

These courses are 1 session 3 hours long. This workshop teaches you the fundamentals of bartending based on which workshop chosen from below.  All course equipment and reference material are included. The Host to supply all alcohol and mix required for the workshop. Due to the use of real alcohol in these workshops,  please make alternate transportation to arrive home safely.

We offer a workshop upon request and encourage small groups to reserve their own time and selection. Course fee is $ 150.00  paid at event date - ($50.00 deposit at registration to reserve booking) deposit is non refundable if cancelled within two weeks prior. Courses are - Evenings - 6:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. Call Victoria Event Services Ltd.
@ 250 382-2315 to arange your own bartending workshop.


We gave up our wharehouse location to add mobile to our new services as we have redesigned our Bartending classes to bring our instructors to you.
 Now we teach our individual Speciality Workshops at your place to those interested in learning The  techniques of bartending

Learn how to properly mix drinks, create new signature creations, and learn about the properties of alcohol, pouring methods, lairing, blends mixes and more

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We can provide you with bar equipment to compliment your event. Please call our office to discuss your options.

TEL: 250-382-2315