Are you ready? Ready to challenge yourself and put your skills to the test? Then sign up and the road to Master Certification through the USBG MA Program. There are three levels of certification-
This is an online exam drawn from content inside the MA manual. Be prepared to answer 100 questions about spirits, beer, wine, sake, service standards, classic and contemporary cocktails.
Price- $150 for USBG members
This is a combination of an online exam of 100 questions drawn from content inside the MA Manual and a live practical examination that is broken up into 5 modules 1) Blind Spirits and Cocktail Evaluation 2) Tool Module 3) USBG Classic Competition Standards 4) Advanced Craft Bartending 5) Bar Management. The practical is given at Tales of the Cocktail or by appointment.
Price- $300 ($150 written, $150 practical)
This is the ultimate test of your skills, knowledge and love of our craft. Having acquired both the Spirits Professional and the Advanced Bartender certification members will then need to submit their Masters Thesis and complete a practical exam. Your Master Thesis must be approved by the MA board and the member must defend their thesis.
USBGLV Workshop Series: MA Program
The workshop will take place this July 1st at Herbs & Rye. We will be posting sign up details soon. This workshop, brought to you by USBGLV and sponsored by Bacardi USA, will prepare you to take the Advanced Bartender Practical Exam at Tales this year. You must have acquired the Spirits Professional certification to begin the Advanced Bartender Certification.