Wine & Spirits Courses

CAMOSUN COLLEGE

CERTIFICATE BARTENDING COURSE

COURSE TITLE: Bartender Training.
Bartending is a job unlike any other, and tending bar has held a fascination for many. In this hands-on course, based on standards set by the Canadian Tourism Human Resource Council, you will gain the skills and knowledge you will need to enter the world of bartending.
LOCATION: Camosun College - Interurban campus
DATE: Monday July 7 to Saturday July 12, 2014
FEE: $595
(6 sessions from 9am-5pm)
REGISTRATION: Call the College
at 250-370-4563
or Email: ttce@camosun.ca
Visit the web: www.camosun.ca



'KNOW-HOW' SERIES - HOSPITALITY SKILLS TRAINING PROGRAM
COURSE TITLE: Wine Service Boot Camp
One of the most intimidating obstacles facing wait staff is learning to sell and serve wine correctly because most restaurants do not teach these skills. This wine 'boot camp' is for anyone who wants to learn professional wine sales techniques and wine service etiquette to make more tip$. This sales camp will teach you the basics of selling, various selling techniques such as suggestive vs up selling, wine styles, wine and food terminology and pairing, and proper wine service etiquette. You will gain the knowledge and confidence to better interact with your customers when it comes to wine sales. Be more than just -the server- add some selling knowledge to be a great server, and increase your earning$.
DATE: Saturday April 26 2014
TIME: 9am - 12pm
FEE: $65
OR
DATE: Monday June 9 2014
TIME: 6pm - 9pm
FEE: $65
REGISTRATION: Call the College at 250-370-4563
or Email: ttce@camosun.ca
Visit the web: www.camosun.ca


COURSE TITLE: Dining Room Server Training
It is a one day workshop that explores the job of a server. This hands-on session is ideal for people who wish to gain a competitive edge seeking employment in the hospitality and food industries. For those already employed, this formal training may create a great opportunity to seek advancement. Well-trained, professional servers are always in demand. Serving can be an excellent, lucrative full-time job or work well as supplementary evening / weekend employment. The course flows in a logical sequence, step-by-step practical procedures for understanding and learning server skills. You will learn dining room etiquette, table settings, proper handling of silverware, glassware, and tableware, taking an order accurately, guest communication, how to handle complaints professionally, service timing and priorities, and beverage service.
DATE: Monday March 24, 2014
OR
DATE: Monday May 26, 2014
TIME:9apm to 4pm
FEE: $135
REGISTRATION: Call the College at 250-370-4563
or Email: ttce@camosun.ca
Visit the web: www.camosun.ca


COURSE TITLE: Serving It Right - Responsible Beverage Service
A 'Serving It Right' certificate is required for waiters, bartenders, retail wine customer service, and anyone serving or selling alcohol to the public.
LOCATION: Camosun College - Interurban campus
DATE: Saturday January 25, 2014
TIME:9apm - 1pm
OR
DATE: Tuesday April 15, 2014
TIME: 6pm - 10pm
OR
DATE: Tuesday June 10, 2014
TIME: 6pm - 10pm
FEE: $115
REGISTRATION: Call the College at 250-370-4563
or Email: ttce@camosun.ca
Visit the web: www.camosun.ca


VANCOUVER ISLAND UNIVERSITY - Powell River Campus

KNOW HOW - HOSPITALITY SKILLS TRAINING PROGRAM


COURSE TITLE: Server Training
A well-trained, proficient server is always on demand. This hands-on session is ideal for people who wish to gain a competitive edge seeking employment in the hospitality and food industries. For those already employed, this formal training may create a great opportunity to seek advancement. Well-trained, professional servers are always in demand. Serving can be an excellent, lucrative full-time job or work well as supplementary evening / weekend employment. The course flows in a logical sequence, step-by-step practical procedures for understanding and learning server skills. You will learn dining room etiquette, table settings, proper handling of silverware, glassware, and tableware, taking an order accurately, guest communication, how to handle complaints professionally, service timing and priorities, and beverage service.
DATE: Saturday April, 2014 -- Rescheduled
TIME: 9am to 4pm
FEE:
REGISTRATION: Call the university at 1-888-747-3519
visit the web: www.cc.viu.ca


TRAVEL THE WORLD IN A GLASS OF WINE

Educational Series

Wine is a fascinating and tasty subject. These courses will appeal to wine lovers who wish to learn more about the subject as well as anyone related to the hospitality industry seeking more wine knowledge. Each session is entertaining, fun and incorporates theory with wine tasting. All courses are supported with a wonderful powerpoint presentation, and include bread, cheeses, tasting sheet, and notes to take home. Join me for this series of wine exploration.


MONTEREY RECREATION CENTRE - OAK BAY

COURSE TITLE: AUSTRALIA THEN & NOW - MORE THAN JUST SHIRAZ
This 2 hours tutored wine tasting will give you a spectacular snapshot of what’s new and exciting around the main wine regions of Australia. A comparative tasting of vintages, regions, characteristics, and capabilities. Wine tasting, bread, cheese, and notes included.
DATE: Monday February 3 2014
TIME: 7pm- 9pm
FEE: $48
and
COURSE TITLE: WINES OF PORTUGAL
Portugal is famous for its Porto and sun. The country’s winemakers are producingsome of the world’s most prestigious still wines. Leave your suitcase at home and join Micheline Ouimet, sommelier, to explore and savour Portuguese wines. This tasting experience is the next best thing to being there. Wine tasting, bread, cheese,and notes included. Please bring your photo id to class.
DATE: Monday, April 7, 2014
TIME: 7pm- 9pm
FEE: $48
and
COURSE TITLE: WINES FROM THE SOUTH OF FRANCE
The south of France is becoming one of the most exciting French wine regions. The area is under going a transformation at a fast pace, and with each vintage bringing new exciting flavours. Let your palate discovers la saveur of this wonderful part of the wine world. Wine tasting, bread, cheese, and notes included. Please bring photo id to class.
DATE: Monday, March 3, 2014
TIME: 7pm- 9pm
FEE: $48
REGISTRATION: Call the centre at 250-370-7300
Visit the adult program online at www.recreation.oakbaybc.org.





COURSE TITLE: MIX, SHAKE, STIR - COCKTAIL CLASS
Add pizzazz to your party. This class will let you learn about the history of cocktails, ingredients, how to do dazzling garnishes, and let you experience making cocktails. This promises to be a fun and spirited evening so invite a friend and sign up for this cocktail class. Includes: Finger food, tasting a variety of martinis, unique visual cocktail recipes and notes to take home.
DATE: Monday June 23, 2014
TIME: 7pm- 9:30pm
FEE: $50
LOCATION: 1442 Monterey Avenue
REGISTRATION: Call the centre at 250-370-7300
Visit the adult program online at www.recreation.oakbaybc.org.


WESTSHORE RECREATION CENTRE

COURSE TITLE: VINS DU SUD DE LA FRANCE
The south of France is becoming one of the most exciting French wine regions. The area is under going a transformation at a fast pace, and with each vintage bringing new exciting flavours. Let your palate discovers la saveur of this wonderful part of the wine world. Wine tasting, bread, cheese, and notes included. Please bring photo id to class.
DATE: Wednesday February 26, 2014
FEE: $45
TIME: 7pm - 9pm
and
COURSE TITLE: WINES OF PORTUGAL
Portugal is famous for its Porto and sun. The country s winemakers are producingsome of the world s most prestigious still wines. Leave your suitcase at home and join Micheline Ouimet, sommelier, to explore and savour Portuguese wines. This tasting experience is the next best thing to being there. Wine tasting, bread, cheese,and notes included.
DATE: Tuesday, March25, 2014
TIME: 7pm- 9pm
FEE: $45
and
COURSE TITLE: THE WORLD OF DRINKS
A global exploration of the world s most unique beverages such as vins doux naturel, liqueurs, fortified wines, bitters, sake, spirits, and beers. Quench your thirst in this fantastic tasting which also includes finger food and notes.
DATE: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
TIME: 7pm- 9pm
FEE: $50
REGISTRATION: call the centre at 250-478-8384
Visit the adult program online at www.westshorerecreation.ca.


GIVE THE GIFT OF WINE KNOWLEDGE

A GIFT THAT WILL LAST A LIFE TIME

A WINE COURSE GIFT CERTIFICATE MAKES A GREAT GIFT

phone:
250-474-1195
fax:
250-474-1195

mailing address:
623 Evans Drive
Victoria, BC
V9B 5E4