Drink Development and Staff Training
Dale DeGroff has toured throughout the world giving seminars on the history and preparation of American cocktails. His seminar is a comprehensive look at the history of the cocktail, through its Golden Age from the mid 19th to early 20th century, and up through prohibition, chronicling its travel to Europe and the Caribbean. The cocktail in today's market and the rebirth of bartending as a profession is also explored, as Dale demonstrates classic techniques used to prepare cocktails. The seminar was filmed at the Culinary Institute of America to be used as a teaching tool and is available on DVD Making Great Cocktails
DeGroff offers his entertaining seminars to corporate groups everywhere, and also provides industry-focused training seminars to restaurant and hotel properties to promote brands or train bar managers and service staff.
Clients include: Halekulani Hotel, Brown Forman, Gran Centenario, Bacardi Int'l, Marriott Hotels., Matchbar Group, Pernod-Ricard, and numerous other hotel restaurants and bars throughout the world.