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Last Call for Alcohol Belize Bartending Course
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Last Call for Alcohol Belize Bartending Course

It does not matter how long you have been doing something, there is always room for improvement which is why Cindy (favorite island bartender to many) decided to take the Belize bartending course and the advanced bartending course being offered by the Belize Institute of Mixology.

Both courses are packed with everything you need to know to be a great bartender including:

A Beginners Guide to the Exciting World of Bartending with Instructor: Mr. Fermin Cho’c & Guests
Duration: 5 days from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm. Price: $300BZ – lunch is not included. The first 10 participants to apply and pay will enjoy BZ$50.00 off. Please watch the Belize Mixology facebook page for updates.

Course Outline: History of Bartending, Liquor Knowledge, Bar Set up, Mixology 101, Glassware, Wine Knowledge,
Inventory Control, Beer Knowledge, Alcohol Awareness, Overall tips, and tricks.

An In-Depth Guide Into the World of Mixology Instructor: Mr. Fermin Cho’c & Guests
Duration: 5 days from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm Price: $450BZ – lunch is not included, except on day trip to Belikin. The first 10 participants to apply and pay will enjoy BZ$50.00 off.

Course Outline: History and Origin of Mixology, Alcohol Awareness, Components of a Cocktail, The Art of Mixing Drinks, Making Drinkable Art, All About Wine, Flair Bartending, Beer and Client Entertainment.

A bit about the people running the show:

The Owner and Founder of Belize Institute of Mixology (BIM) is Luis Velasquez. Luis has been working in the hospitality industry for over 15 years as a bartender, waiter, bar manager and hotel manager.  Luis has participated and won several Bartending and Mixology competitions in and outside of Belize. He was chosen to serve Prince Harry on his visit to Belize in 2012 and has also created the rules for the annual Taste of Belize Bartending competition. He has done training in Roatan, Honduras as well as in several parts of Mexico. His passion for customer service combined with his extensive experience naturally led to the creation of this company. It was this combination that made him so successful as a bartender and he has organized a team of professionals to offer in depth, courses that will eventually extend to all facets of the industry. Luis is proud to offer his talent and experience to any and all participants that are ready to join the exciting world of mixology.

The main instructor of BIM is Fermin Cho’c. Mr. Cho’c has accumulated a broad spectrum of experiences throughout his extensive years in this Trade. During this time, he has provided quality service for some of Belize’s most prestigious establishments, while gaining the knowledge and exposure that has allowed him to perfect his art. Mr. Cho’c is the winner of the annual Taste of Belize Bartending competition as well as the Sugar City Rumfest mixology competition. He learned his trade in Florida by the American Bartending School.

For more details check the Belize Institute of Mixology website,  and watch their Facebook page for the Introduction to Bartending Course Invitation and the Advanced Bartending Course invitation.

Below are a few visual reasons to take the bartending course, hopefully, that will be me in the first picture taste testing Cindy’s new and improved drink making skills.

belize Institute of mixology

Drinking in the Caribbean picture courtesy of cocktails.lovetoknow

Introduction to bartending in belize

Tropical drinks picture courtesy of mauivacationguide.blogspot

advanced bartending course belize

Tropical drinks picture courtesy of wallpath

2 comments

  1. Another great article from Tacogirl. Thank’s.

  2. Anytime Peter, glad you liked it.

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