Initiatives & Goals Supported:
- To provide consistent and comprehensive tools to educate foodservice employees on wine, beer and spirits
- To offer an on-demand solution- that can be used at a time to suit you, your business and your employees
- To increase the overall beverage sales for our clients, while improving their customers' experiences
- To reduce training costs
- To assist our clients in operating at the highest level of beverage sales and service
Learning Management System Features
- • Allows for the streamlined networking of locations across an entire company
- • Provides for seamless, real-time tracking of employee progress Training Administrators
- • Generate reports with aggregated training information
- • Download, save and print training information- (by employee, location, job function or store) to any standard spreadsheet program
Foodservice Training Portal offers Intro to Wine™ to clients at a cost based on location type.
Foodservice, Hospitality & Retail
Intro to Wine™ is available to foodservice and hospitality operations for $299.00 per location and provides for unlimited usage for 1 year. For this purchase price, a location will receive access to the course for an unlimited number of employees as well as the benefits of the Learning Management System for record management and data storage of the operation's beverage training statistics.This option is perfect for operations with multiple locations, operators that experience high employee turnover and/or require a training solution to serve a rotating staff.______________________________________________________
Bartending Schools & College/Universities
Intro to Wine™ is available to these clients at a cost of $299 per 100 students for one year of course access. (Course access is available for 365 days from date of initiation.) For this purchase price, a location will receive access to the course for the number of purchased students as well as the benefits of the Learning Management System for record management and data storage of the operation's beverage training statistics.
By purchasing Intro to Wine™, you acknowledge you have read and accept the System Requirements and Licensing Agreement.
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e-Learning for Foodservice & Hospitality
Put technology to work for your operation
Intro to Wine™ provides your bartenders, servers and retail employees with the essential knowledge they need to communicate and sell wine to your customers and guests. Whether tasked with recommending a glass of wine, outlining the characteristics of a varietal, pairing a bottle with six entrees or simply describing a wine from Tuscany- this course will equip your staff with the vocabulary, confidence and knowledge they need to be helpful and educated beverage professionals.
Intro to Wine™ provides a comprehensive and entertaining introductory beverage education for foodservice and retail employees. We lay the foundation on which you can build with your operation's specific beverage offerings.
The beverage education of an employee is an on-going process. We see Intro to Wine™ as the mandatory, critical first step in that progression.
Students explore how wine is made, how to read a wine label, and characteristics of wine such as color and appearance, nose, fruit, taste, tannin, balance, length and finish.
Students learn general information about the major grape varietals of retail and commercial wine sales. This lesson also covers the specifics of predominant flavors, aromas, styles and how to pair wine with food. Sparkling and dessert wines are also explored.
This lesson details the major wine-producing areas using animated maps and colorful illustrations. Geographic characteristics and styles are also noted here.
This lesson uses video and high resolution photographs to demonstrate the correct way to open a bottle of wine and/or Champagne. Students learn how to serve wine and are taught about the correct glassware to use, how and why to decant and proper temperatures. Valuable tips to recommend and sell wine more comfortably are also shared.