Prep to Impress

This course focuses on what comes before the cocktail. Proper production, set-up, labelling, storing, shelf-life and handling of fresh and homemade bar ingredients.

Following the successful completion of this course, students will be able to greatly improve the quality of cocktails, increase efficiency while reducing cost. Students will be able to bring a new focus on fresh, homemade, cost-effective and superior ingredients to the bar.


All materials, such as tools and equipment, will be provided at no additional cost. Students are required to bring a small notebook and pen to class and are expected to take notes throughout. Course handouts and study guide will also be provided to each student.

Each class is 3 hours. One class will be held once a day over 3 consecutive weeks. The total time required is 9 hours.

Class 1: Monday, May 1, 2017; 12:00-2:00pm
Class 2: Monday, May 8, 2017; 12:00-2:00pm
Class 3: Monday, May 15, 2017; 12:00-2:00pm
Class 4: Monday, May 22, 2017; 12:00-2:00pm

All course schedules are subject to change.

The course and all its materials will be administered in English.

The course fee is 8000 THB. Payment must be made in full via bank transfer or onsite no later than 1 week prior to start of course.

About the Instructor

Originally from just outside Liverpool (England) Mark heads up the bar at J.Boroski Bangkok. He daily ensures that all cocktails are custom-made using the freshest homemade ingredients, the best spirits, and a variety of intensive preparation procedures. He recently worked as the brand ambassador of Snow Queen vodka and has previously placed as second best bartender in Europe by Jameson, as well as placing highly in several other competitions in the UK. Mark's attention to detail, high focus on guest service, and complete immersion in the bar industry make him an ideal instructor for a number of bar courses.