The curriculum of the academy was developed with the European Bartender School and consists of eight weeks of theoretical classes and four weeks of practice. The theoretical part takes place in the administrative building of Coca-Cola HBC Croatia, in a modernly equipped training center, and consists of “pure” theory and a practical part. The theory, among other things, includes a comprehensive overview of markets and trends, training on the history, classification and production of all categories of alcoholic beverages, beer, wine and coffee, knowledge of recipes 88 classic cocktails and much more, while in the practical part participants have the opportunity to taste all categories of strong alcoholic beverages, beer, wine and coffee, work on making their own ingredients for cocktails and demonstrate and improve their practical knowledge on classic cocktail recipes. By simulating the working conditions in a bar the participants practice their speed and resourcefulness. After successful completion of the first part of the program, participants do an internship with one of the Croatian caterers – either in the facility where they are employed or in one of the partner facilities of Coca-Cola HBC Croatia. The participants went through the teaching of the academy in adapted epidemiological conditions in order to ensure the health and safety of both the students and their lecturers and employees of Coca-Cola HBC Croatia.