Algonquin College Bartending Program

Ottawa’s renowned Algonquin College has a prestigious Bartending Program designed to get students to the level required by the ever-growing food and beverage service sector.

BareBones Bartending School

Formed in December 2014, BareBones Bartending School (BBS) is owned and run by Nick Peach and Geoff Nichols, two highly experienced individuals who have worked many of Toronto’s premier hotels, restaurants, private members clubs and bars.

BartenderOne – Toronto

Founded in 2005 by renowned bartender and mixologist Gavin MacMillan, BartenderOne is rapidly becoming one of the leading lights in the Canadian hospitality industry.

The Bartending School of Ontario

Founded in 1974 by Victor J. Miller, himself a hugely experienced hospitality industry veteran, the Bartending School of Ontario’s (BSO) remit from the outset was to provide rigorous preparation to fledgeling bartenders who were, at that time, costing pubs, bars and clubs money due to the on-the-job training required.

Toronto Institute of Bartending

With more than 20,000 graduates from its training programs, the Institute of Bartending has come a very long way since its inception in 2001.

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12 Questions About the Smart Serve Certification Test

What is Smart Serve? Smart Serve (or SmartServe Ontario) was created with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) in 1995 to provide responsible alcohol beverage service training for the Ontario hospitality industry. Who needs Smart Serve certification? Smart Serve is now required by anyone who serves or handles alcohol and managers and security…