Introductory Sake Professional

Introductory Sake Professional®

Welcome to the World of Sake

The Introductory Sake Professional course is the first step to joining the Sake Sommelier world. Designed to provide an entry into sake education without the commitment of a longer course, the Introductory Sake Professional provides a unique opportunity for enthusiasts and hospitality workers to expand their sake knowledge. Subject covered in the course include

  • What Will I learn?

    An Introduction to Sake Production
    Learn about sake ingredients and their function in brewing.
    Study the History and Culture
    Discover the history of sake brewing and its place in Japanese society.
    Introduction to Tasting Sake
    Learn the fundamental steps of tasting sake and how to differentiate between different designations.
    Serving Etiquette
    Discover how to serve sake like a professional!
    Interactive Learning Experience
    Formalise your sake experiences with workshop-based learning; and further your passion for sake in our short-format course.
    Earn a Lapel Pin and a Professional Qualification
    Advance your career in food and beverage or just learn some new tricks to show off to your friends - our courses are well known globally for their high standards
  • How to Study In Person

    How the academy works

    Follow these steps to become a Sake Professional in-person

    • 1. Choose your course

      The Sake Sommelier Academy offers the Introductory Sake Professional in classrooms around the world.

    • 2. Choose where to study

      Find your closest accredited Partner School.
      Our Partners offer courses in a variety of languages and across different cultures to make learning easier for you.

    • 3. Receive prestudy and registration material

      Time to get ready for the course! You'll receive prestudy and registration materials.

    • 4. Study to become a Sake Professional

      Now it's time to learn! In an interactive classroom, your Sake Educator will expand your sake knowledge. Good luck!

    • 5. Receive your certificate and lapel pin

      Congratulations you are now a Sake Professional! You've earned your certificate and lapel pin!

  • How to Study Online

    How the academy works

    Follow these steps to become a Sake Professional online

    • 1. Choose your course

      At the Sake Sommelier Academy, we offer the Introductory Sake Professional via our online webinar.

    • 2. Choose where to study

      Find your closest accredited Partner School.
      Our Partners offer courses in a variety of languages and across different cultures to make learning easier for you.

    • 3. Receive samples and notes

      We make learning easy, with tasting samples mailed to your door and study notes emailed pre-course.

    • 4. Study to become a Sake Professional

      Now it's time to learn! Through an interactive webinar, your Sake Educator will expand your sake knowledge. Good luck!

    • 5. Receive your certificate and label pin

      Congratulations you are now a Sake Professional! You will receive your Introductory Sake Professional certificate and label pin in the post!

The Introductory Sake Professional course is offered both in-person and online. Please check with your local Sake Educator to find out what is offered in your region.

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