07/01/2020 by Bartender Lifestyle 2 Comments
WFA Yellow Level
Become a qualified flair Bartender
The WFA is an association dedicated to flair bartending, bringing together bartenders from all sides of the globe and creating professional standards for flair worldwide.
With over 8,000 members worldwide (more than 100 countries).
THE WFA GRADINGS
BENEFITS FOR BARTENDERSAn internationally recognised qualification that demonstrates a professional knowledge and skill in bartending.
Rewards practice, determination and personal development.
Provides a structured syllabus to follow.
Digital badge, certificate and cocktail shaker awarded for each grade provides an incentive to progress
Increased opportunities to work and travel.
THE WFA GRADINGS
All tested grades are awarded by a Grading Examiner following an assessed exam which incorporates three individual components:
FREE POUR: The student is required to demonstrate accurate and clean free-pouring techniques that start with single handed, single bottle pours and progress through to multiple bottles with both hands.
SPEED MIXING: The student is required to demonstrate mixology knowledge, recipe accuracy & production techniques within a given time frame. Starting with individual cocktails progressing to multiple drinks orders.
FLAIR BARTENDING: The Bartender is required to demonstrate a set proficiency in flair bartending techniques from working flair, exhibition flair and craft flair using various tools whilst making 2 cocktails.
This is the first level of the WFA Gradings. An international leveling system for flair bartending. This will set you on the path to being able to use flair behind the bar. ******** Video by The Makers Photography + Film www.themakers.co.uk ******** Music 2nd Track - Rock Angel by Joakim Karud https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud Creative Commons - Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported- CC BY-SA 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...