Online Self-Study Course Details

CPCE Contact Hours: 12

Price: $149 NACE Members/ $199 Non-Members

Learning Level: Emerging

The Beverage Management online course is primarily designed for new or less-experienced catering professionals and other professionals seeking a refresher of industry fundamentals.

Our convenient online format provides students with on-demand access to course content. The courses are self-study – students watch videos, take quizzes, and receive immediate results. Purchase of one course provides 30 days of access.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe fundamental characteristics of various types of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Make suggestions to clients for beverages that pair well with menu items
  • Identify the primary legal considerations with regard to alcohol service
  • Describe the basics of purchasing for catered beverage programs
  • Identify types of beverage service commonly offered at catered events
  • Explain how to calculate beverage cost and pricing for profit
  • Explain how to prepare a bar at a catered event for efficient, effective and sanitary service
  • Identify service and consumption standards for various types of beverages

Course Outline:

  • Non-alcoholic beverages and beer
  • Wine and Spirits
  • Beverage Costs and Pricing
  • Bar Preparation
  • Beverage Service Styles, Standards, and Legal Considerations