Diageo Bar Academy to host cocktails to-go webinar

15th October, 2020 by Nicola Carruthers

The Diageo Bar Academy will host an online masterclass next week on how venues can incorporate an effective cocktail delivery and takeaway service, which will be presented by Dutch bartender Tess Posthumus.

Tess Posthumus is a leading bartender in the Dutch hospitality scene

Founded in 2011, educational platform Diageo Bar Academy (DBA) provides training, bar news, cocktails trends, and a global network of industry experts who deliver insights and expertise within the on-trade.

The Diageo Bar Academy will host a free masterclass next Wednesday (21 October) at 2pm BST, which will look at driving sales and incorporating a takeaway service within venues.

Posthumus, owner of Amsterdam bars Flying Dutchmen Cocktails and Dutch Courage Cocktails, will host the online webinar, along with special guest, bar owner Vijay Mudaliar. Posthumus was a former World Class winner in the Netherlands heat in 2015. Mudaliar is founder of acclaimed drinking den Native in Singapore, which was recently named Best International Cocktail Bar at Tales of the Cocktail’s 2020 Spirited Awards.

Vijay Mudaliar, founder of Native in Singapore

The digital session will look at how businesses can integrate takeaway cocktails into their service model profitably.

Posthumus and Mudaliar will also offer their do’s and don’ts of running a successful cocktail delivery service through their own experiences. There will also be an opportunity to ask the hosts questions during the session.

Attendees will also receive a checklist for successful cocktail delivery and an official Diageo Bar Academy Certificate, free of charge.

Furthermore, Portuguese and Spanish speakers will be able to view the masterclass in real-time translation to their native languages.

To sign up for the masterclass, click here.

The next Diageo Bar Academy masterclass is due to be held on 25 November, called ‘Leading Well’. It will be hosted by London Cocktail Club founder JJ Goodman, Iain McPherson, owner of Panda and Sons in Edinburgh, and Madeleine Geach, head of culture at Hawksmoor.

To see some of Posthumus’ top tips for successful takeaway and delivery cocktails, click through to the next page.

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