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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the bartending/mixology industry is expected to grow at a rate of 10 percent over the next decade, despite the real lack of formal training offered.

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“I went to bartending school many moons ago,” says Lamberti. “I really enjoyed it and took away a great deal. We would all benefit from more cocktail knowledge and acumen. Unfortunately there is no industry standard certification program. BAR (Beverage Alcohol Resource) offers a great sommelier type program once a year, but I think the industry would greatly benefit from more standardized training options.”