Don’t just shake it like a pro, learn to serve cocktails that will knock socks off.
In the two decades since Clinton Weir won his first cocktail competition, he has travelled the world and worked in almost 20 countries, developed over 75 cocktail menus, created signature recipes for brands, canned his own signature creation and mixed drinks for celebrities as well as flaired his skills at the 2011 royal wedding at Buckingham Palace. (Featured image: Supplied)
He’s also won plenty more awards, but Weir hasn’t forgotten the teachings of his early mentors and now he’s giving back and willing to pass on all that he knows. In other words, you can learn from one of the best in the business in this ultimate cocktail masterclass.
Weir’s Cocktail Masterclass will set you up with your very own cocktail station complete with all the tools and equipment you will need to muddle, build, shake and swizzle your way through. But before you get to mixing up a storm, you will be greeted by a welcome cocktail on arrival.
Then, over the course of 2.5-hours you will learn to make not one, not two, but three cocktails including a Smoked Negroni where you will be able to smoke your own recipe. Even professional bartenders will get a kick out of this cocktail course with Clinton who’s got more to teach than we’ve got time.
Before class is dismissed, though, you will take part in a cocktail competition with the best creation taking home a Pineapple Jam Hospitality gift hamper. Nothing like a bit of rivalry to bring out your A-game.
Weir’s classroom doubles as his own personal bar so you best believe that it is as prepped, stocked and filled to the brim with everything a classy cocktail bar may need or want. On the day of your class, this includes a grazing table prepared by top chef Thomas Damm’s Damm Good Catering. Got to eat while you drink.
Whether you’re wanting to unlock your cocktail prowess or simply up your mixing game, the Cocktail Masterclass will teach you the basics and then some in a fun and entertaining environment. You might even catch Weir flip and twirl a bottle or two. It’s just second nature to him.
The Cocktail Masterclass takes place on Saturday 29 May at 1pm. For $119 per person, you’ll get a welcome cocktail and a lesson in preparing three more from a world-renowned, award-winning bartender.
Get your tickets below.