Elemental Mixology
Milepost 5 Lofts, Unit 310
900 NE 81st Avenue
Portland, Oregon
97213

(971) 279-7152

Frequently Asked Questions

[Location]
Question: Do Elemental Mixology classes and courses take place only in Portland, Oregon?
Answer: Yes. There are no Elemental Mixology classes or courses outside of Portland, Oregon. People often travel to attend intensive (but not abbreviated) travelers' courses.

[Hiring]
Question: I am interested in having Elemental Mixology graduates apply for a work in my establishment or for a specific gig. How do I do that?
Answer: A job board is posted in the Elemental Mixology classroom. Employers seeking Elemental Mixology alumni as applicants for hire should use the contact tab to send a message with details that can be posted to the job board.

[International Status]
Question: Is any specific visa type or international status required to attend Elemental Mixology courses or classes?
Answer: No specific visa or international status is required.

[Online Courses]
Question: Are Elemental Mixology Courses available face-to-face online or by video conferencing?
Answer: At this time, no. There has been interest in this and video conferencing instruction for multiple students at a time is being explored. If you are interested in this, be sure to contact Andrew through the Elemental Mixology contact page.

[Pre-requisites]
Question: Is it neccessary to enroll in the Casual Mixing Class before taking other courses?
Answer: It is not necessary to take the Casual Mixing Class before taking any full course, such as 201 or 203. It is necessary to attend either the Casual Mixing Class or the Mixological Arts Course (203) before attending any seasonal drinks classes.

[Last-minute Booking]
Question: The course I want to take starts today. Can I purchase now and join the course in time?
Answer: Yes (if there are still spaces available). As soon as the purchase is complete, an automated e-mail message is sent with the confirmation and all of the relevant information for you leave right away and join the course!.

[Licensing]
Question: Does Elemental Mixology provide licensing?
Answer: No. In Oregon, an Alcohol Service Permit from the O.L.C.C. is required for employment dispensing, mixing or serving alcoholic drinks. In many other states, no such license is required.

[Certification]
Question: Does Elemental Mixology provide certification?
Answer: Yes, certificates of completion are available for each of the 201, 202 and 203 courses. A master certificate is available to anyone who completes the Master Course Curriculum (201 + 202 + 203) and demonstrates having satisfactorily learned the material.

[Job-placement Assistance]
Question: Does Elemental Mixology provide job placement assistance or is there any guaranty of getting a job?
Answer: No, but a job board is posted in the Elemental Mixology classroom. Employers seeking Elemental Mixology alumni as applicants for hire should use the contact tab to send a message with details that can be posted to the job board.