Elevating the art of bartending with a mastery of mixology and a dedication towards quality service


A mixologist is a professional who specializes in creating cocktails and mixed drinks. They are typically employed in bars, restaurants and hotels, they may work as part of a team or as an independent consultant. Mixologists are knowledgeable about different types of spirits, mixers, garnishes and they use this knowledge to create unique as well as flavorful cocktails.

A mixologist's job typically involves creating drinks menu, designing signature cocktails and ensuring that all the drinks are prepared to the highest standards. They may also be responsible for training other bartenders and staff members on how to mix drinks properly. Many mixologists have undergone formal training in mixology and some have even earned certifications in the field. However, it is also possible for individuals to gain experience and knowledge through on-the-job training or personal interest in mixology.


For Bachelor’s

  • Most colleges and universities in India require candidates to have completed 10+2 or equivalent with a minimum aggregate score of 50% from a recognized board.
  • Candidates may also need to clear an entrance exam conducted by the college/university or a national-level exam such as the NCHMCT JEE (National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology Joint Entrance Examination).

For Work Experience

  • Candidates should have completed a bachelor's degree in a related field with a minimum aggregate score of 50% from a recognized university.
  • Aspirants may also need to clear an entrance exam such as CAT, MAT or XAT depending on the college or university's admission requirements. 

Job Roles

The field of hotel management aims to provide in-depth knowledge and enhance the skills of the students. To do such a task, the mixology field presents innumerable job profiles:  

  • Beverage Director 
  • Brand Ambassador
  • Consultant
  • Educator
  • Freelance Mixologist

Employment Sector

  • Restaurant 
  • Club
  • Bar
  • Pub
  • Hotels
  • Tavern 

Top Recruiters

There are many recruiters from leading companies who enlist potential students in the mixology field. Following are some Recruiters from where students can find an employment opportunity in India:

  • The Park Hotel
  • Trilogy
  • Arbour Brewing Company
  • Kue Bar
  • Cape Town Cafe
  • Hakkasan
  • Ellipsis
  • The Flying Elephant, Park Hyatt
  • Cocktails and Dreams, Speakeasy
  • Black Sheep Bistro
  • Lanterns Kitchen & Bar
  • Story Club & Lounge


The salary range may vary from company to company, but the salary of a travel manager is very impressive in India.


Level of Salary

Annual Level Salary 

Starting Salary

Approx ₹1,10,000

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹2,20,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹6,90,000 


  • Interpersonal skills
  • Time Management skills
  • Food Knowledge
  • Attention to detail
  • Food presentation skills


The career scope of mixology is quite broad and diverse with numerous opportunities in the hospitality industry. Mixologists can work in bars, restaurants, hotels and nightclubs designing cocktail menus as well as creating unique and flavorful drinks for the customers. They can also work as beverage directors, brand ambassadors, consultants, educators or freelancers depending on their interests and expertise.

The demand for skilled mixologists is on a rise as more and more people are seeking out high-quality cocktails and unique drinking experiences. As a result, mixology has become an increasingly competitive field with opportunities for advancement and specialization for those who are dedicated to the craft.


  • Creative Expression
  • Lucrative Career
  • Job Flexibility
  • Networking
  • Personal Satisfaction


  • Long hours of working
  • Physical Demands
  • High-Stress Environment
  • Exposure to Alcohol
  • Competitive Field