A graduate of the Boston Bartending School, Rae has devoted her career to educating bartenders and bar owners on mixology and general bar operations. Starting her career bartending at private events, Rae has hands on career training with inventory, management, "front-of-the-house" management, bar consulting and creating drink menus. Owner of the RI Bartending School, she continues providing services for corporate and nonprofit events with companies such as Big Brother - Big Sisters of Rhode Island, Shamrock Financial, Gay pride and America on tap. Rae provides affordable consulting services in the greater New England area and has references upon request. She is crowd control certified and a TIPS trainer. Rae provides the TIPS certification Class (a required certification to pour alcohol in the state of RI) to any student or establishment leaving you fully prepared for your new career!
Melissa graduated from Rhode Island Bartending School in 2016. She has spent time working in nightclubs and bar environments before taking the weekend instructor position here. She continues to attend seminars and bartending private events in her spare time. Melissa is currently in the process of going back to school to earn a degree in business, hoping to eventually become an event coordinator. She is TIPS certified and always ready, willing, and eager to help students succeed in their new careers!