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Flair bartending is the art and sport of skilled bartenders that keeps audiences glued to their barstools and keeps you earning huge tips. Flair is simply efficiency of movement with a little pizzazz. Technically speaking, flair is the act of flipping, spinning, throwing, balancing, catching bottles, drinks, and various bar tools while in the process of making cocktails. Flair involves highly technical pours and cuts that ensure accuracy and no spillage while performing various tricks and moves. Speed bartending a form of flair in that the fastest, most efficient way to make drinks involves multi-bottle pours; inverted catches and grabs; stylish, martial-art like movements; and even behind the back throws and catches from time to time. Garnish tossing, napkin and coaster tricks, glassware rolling, spinning tins, and of course, bottle flipping are all done with precision and style. Flair bartending is a fun, engaging, and sought-after talent, and competitions are sponsored by some of the biggest names in the industry.
The Authentic Bartending School of Maryalnd offers a hands-on approach in our flair bartending workshop and we teach bartenders of any expeirence level to toss, flip and spin their way to huge tips. Students who complete this program will approach their bars in a whole new way --- by being more entertaining to customers, attracting more customers and of course, making more money in tips!
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This 90-minute introduction to flair bartending (flairtending)teaches you the fundamentals of manipulating bottles, tools, and garnishes for fun. All training equipment and manuals are provided. Flair bottles are available for purchase. Recommended prerequisite: bartending school and/or real-world bartending experience. ENROLL NOW
This intermediate 4-hour workshop picks up where the Introduction to Working Flair class left off. We cover free-pouring techniques, advanced flair moves, risk-free maneuvers, and flair sequences, to name a few. In this workshop we help you to begin developing your own personal style. Recommended prerequisite: Introduction to Working Flair. Coming Soon!
This 4-hour advanced workshop is designed for pure showmanship or competition, and delivers a comprehensive breakdown of multiple routines, working flair, exhibition flair, stacking techniques, advanced free-pour techniques, and much more. You will learn juggling, fire breathing, and bar magic, and we progress the workshop strictly at your pace. Recommended prerequisites: Introduction and Intermediate Working Flair. Coming soon!