beverages and mixology

Unveil the vibrant art of beverages and mixology! Browse articles that delve into the world of craft cocktails, beverage trends, and intricate flavor profiles.

Food Entrepreneurship 7 min read

4 Tips for Promoting Happy Hour in Your Restaurant

Looking to boost your revenue? Here are four happy hour ideas to help get more customers and make the most of that post-work, pre-dinner stretch.

December 19, 2023
Culinary & Pastry Careers 8 min read

How to Become a Sommelier

Find out how to become a sommelier, from education to experience to licensing requirements. Plus, alternative careers if you don’t fancy fine dining.

July 3, 2023
Recipes & Techniques 6 min read

What Is a Mocktail and What Are the Best Recipes?

Giving liquor the boot but still want to enjoy a mixed drink? Let’s explore some of the most popular mocktails you can make as alcohol-free alternatives.

February 2, 2022
Recipes & Techniques 3 min read

Eggnog Cocktails Perfect for Holiday Entertaining

It’s Christmas Eve and those who celebrate the Christmas holiday are anxiously anticipating a few days of family, friends, and...

December 24, 2021
World of Food & Drink 6 min read

Don’t Drink On An Empty Stomach: Dishes To Pair With Classic Cocktails

Explore some principles of good cocktail and food pairings. Plus, get six great combinations featuring classic cocktails that you can try at your next meal.

August 13, 2021
World of Food & Drink 3 min read

The Growing Popularity of Natural Wines

Natural wines' increasing popularity mean chefs have to be aware of how to effectively cook with them and pair them with a variety of dishes.

June 26, 2019
Baking & Pastry Arts 4 min read

Modern dessert and drink pairings to keep in mind

This year, Austin culinary students should explore the magic that is an effective drink and dessert pairings.

November 30, 2018
Culinary Arts 4 min read

Why Americans love barrel-aged drinks

By exploring what makes barrel-aged drinks such a popular choice in American bars and restaurants, you may develop some exciting ideas for your own food and drink offerings.

April 23, 2018
Culinary Arts 4 min read

How to pair water with your food and wine

Did you know there's an art to pairing water with dishes? The right water pairing will complement a dish and heighten your guests' experiences.

April 12, 2018
Culinary Arts 4 min read

New innovations in cold brew

Cold brew coffee has a growing fan base.

February 23, 2018
Culinary Arts 3 min read

Infuse spirits in-house for one-of-a-kind flavors

Infusing your own spirits is one way to open up fresh and delicious possibilities for drinks.

February 13, 2018
Culinary Arts 4 min read

Ciders in slow-cookers: How to survive winter

Cider has been a part of meals for millennia, and you can offer exciting, modern versions of this classic drink to your customers.

January 23, 2018
Recipes & Techniques 2 min read

How To Make Mulled Wine

Mulled wine, also known as Glögi or Glühwein, is a hot winter beverage traditionally from Scandinavia. Originally a type of...

December 20, 2017
Culinary Arts 3 min read

Table Beer’s Rise: What It Could Mean For Your Restaurant

Sometimes referred to as “near beer” or “small beer,” this brew is somewhat akin to a farmhouse ale, with prominent hints of wheat.

September 14, 2017
Culinary Arts 4 min read

Taste the Garden With Floral Cocktails

With floral cocktails, the bright colors of the season find their way into delicious beverages.

April 27, 2017
Culinary Arts 4 min read

5 Reasons The Kombucha Trend Is Here To Stay

These five reasons explain why kombucha is proving to be more than a fad.

April 19, 2017
Culinary Arts 3 min read

A Guide To Bitters

Here's what everyone seeking their online cooking certificate should know about bitters.

January 26, 2017
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