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at San Francisco Wine School - Downtown South San Francisco
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WINE, SPIRITS, TASTING, PAIRING, SERVICE, AND BEYOND: AN 11 Session program to help students develop a foundational knowledge in a broad array of fine beverages.
Developed by Master Sommelier and Certified Wine Educator, David Glancy, and revered by professionals and enthusiasts alike, this foundational program provides hands-on training and new insight into the world of fine beverages. Somm Essentials students will learn the essential professional techniques of blind wine tasting, food and wine pairing, and beverage service and gain insight into the fundamental elements, styles, and production techniques of wine, spirits, beer, and sake, as well as tea, coffee, bottled water.
The official Society of Wine Educators' Hospitality Beverage Specialist Exam and Study Guide is included as a supplement to proprietary lectures and interactive tasting exercises provided by our industry leading instructors during each class. This program is perfect for those considering or preparing for beginning to intermediate level sommelier exams and those who want to learn inside secrets of the professionals.
Please inform us of any dietary allergies or intolerances at the time of registration so we can accommodate your needs.
GUIDED TASTING EXERCISES:
Wine is included in this program. Students will taste over 40 wines and 12 beers/spirits throughout the course of the program to enhance and reinforce the learning objectives, lectures, discussions, and reading. All wines are selected by Master Sommelier David Glancy and our instructors to represent a broad sampling of the classic regions and varietals.
Roomers will have wine in their glass in the classroom. Zoomers will have tasting kits they can either pickup or have delivered for an additional fee
Somm Essentials consists of ten weekly workshops covering the following areas:
Each class within the full program can be taken as a single workshop.
ABOUT THE CERTIFICATION & EXAM
There are three parts to the Somm Essentials Exam. Students must pass all three parts to earn their Somm Essentials Certificate.
Theory: The Hospitality Beverage Specialist Credential exam from the Society of Wine Educators represents the theory portion of the Sommelier Essentials exam. Students who pass this portion will earn the Hospitality/Beverage Specialist Credential.
Service: Students will be tested on service and wine pairing though a hands-on practical examination.
Tasting: Students will blind taste 2 wines and provide a written analysis.
Who should take Somm Essentials?
Somm Essentials provides broad knowledge across multiple beverage categories for students starting out in the food & beverage industry or those looking to polish their skills or broaden their skill base. It is ideal for waiters, bartenders, foodservice managers, tasting room staff, and food writers, as well as those pursuing sommelier and other wine credentials. The class is also great for enthusiasts who want to know more about the beverages they enjoy.
Please note: All attendees must be 21+ years
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San Francisco Wine School
Downtown South San Francisco
415 Grand Ave Ste 301
San Francisco, California 94080 Downtown South San Francisco
415 Grand Ave Ste 301
San Francisco, California 94080
Our gorgeous new 4,000 sq ft top floor wine education center is located directly across from City Hall in charming downtown South San Francisco. Our sunlight-filled wine education center boasts 16-ft high coved ceilings, eight 12-ft tall windows, and gorgeous 180 degree views of the San Bruno Mountains, City Hall and the San Francisco Bay. South San Francisco is 9 miles from downtown San Francisco, conveniently located next to San Francisco International Airport and the 280/380/101 interchange halfway between the airport and the former Candlestick Park. San Francisco Wine School is located downtown just blocks from Highway 101 at the intersection of Grand Ave and Maple Ave.
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San Francisco Wine School strives to open up the world of wine to serious students and enthusiasts everywhere while helping people of all levels break into the wine industry, advance their career, or simply pursue their passions. Founded by Master Sommelier and Certified Wine Educator David Glancy,...
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Service is much more than proficiently performing, it is an attitude. Learn the roles and conduct of the sommelier, mis en place for service shifts, responsible alcohol service and the mechanics. Standard wine service, Champagne, decanting and tray service will be demonstrated by the instructor and performed by each student. Tools, service...
Sunday Jan 29th, 1:30pm - 4:30pm Pacific Time
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