Cocktail MasterClass

Cocktail MasterClass

Whether you like yours on the rock, shaken or stirred, unleash the mixologist in you and learn how to become a master of the cocktail! 

Perfect for afterworks, an outing with friends or a special occasion, our Cocktail MasterClass will teach you the history of the alcohols used, the anecdotes of the Funky Claude's Bar and the cocktails prepared while discovering new flavor combinations and how to enhance cocktails for a beautiful presentation. Finishing around 7pm, you can then enjoy the cozy atmosphere of the bar to continue your evening and discover our full cocktail and food menu.

INFORMATION AND RESERVATIONS ON +41 21 962 1200 or email us at restaurants.montreux@fairmont.com.

Price: CHF 39 per person | Duration: around 1h15
Participants must be at least 18 years old.


Every 3rd Thursday of the month, the Funky Claude's Bar invites you to master the art of the cocktail thanks to the exclusive advice of our expert mixologists in the legendary Funky Claude's Bar. Our mixologists will demonstrate the timeless classics and then let you practice and prepare one of our flagship cocktails without forgetting the tasting!

Learn more about the history of timeless spirits and cocktails related to the monthly theme, taste the different ingredients and their associations, practice and prepare our signature cocktails, leave with tips and techniques to take home and the recipes for the Cocktails MasterClass, and get your very own Funky Claude's Bar Cocktails MasterClass Certificate.

ANNUAL MASTERCLASS PROGRAMME

19 MARCH - ENGLISH POP & GIN

Discover our gin menu through the most famous artists of English pop. We will teach you how to choose the right accompaniment for your gin and you can learn and work on our latest cocktail creations inspired by their most beautiful songs.

16 APRIL - A LO CUBANO & RUM
Come and enjoy the Latin Jazz atmosphere at Funky Claude's in our unique Cuban creations. We will evoke rum, its history and we will teach you how to surprise your friends through original flavour combinations.

21 MAY - LOVE & SPRITZ
Rediscover this legendary cocktail with a more romantic but also funky touch. We'll talk about flowers, love and spring to help you sublimate and make a success of the bestseller of cocktails.

18 JUNE - BOSSA NOVA & CACHAÇA
Here comes summer at last, Brazilian rhythms promise us a sunny summer period. Discover Brazil's flagship alcohol combined with exotic flavours for a very "caliente" moment at Funky Claude's Bar.

17 SEPTEMBER - MARIACHI & TEQUILA
The summer continues at the Funky with our tequila and mezcal workshop. Mexican spirits so different but so fragrant. We'll teach you how to marry their special flavours in surprising and refreshing creations.

15 OCTOBER - NEW ORLEANS & BOURBON
Famous for its Jazz but also for its mythical cocktails like the Sazerac, we will take you on a journey through the crazy creations and history of one of the most haunted cities in the world. What could be more normal a few days before Halloween?

19 NOVEMBER - BUBBLES & BUBBLES
You may easily guess that we're going to talk about champagne in this workshop. But with a very funky touch where the bubbles will join the bubbles... A show of flavours to prepare you for a wonderful holiday.

17 DECEMBER - ICE & VODKA
For our last masterclass of the year we will take you to Siberia to enjoy the first frosts. Ice is a determining element in our creations. Join us to discover our work of sculpture and warm up around the best vodkas and their dedicated cocktails.


PRIVATE MASTERCLASSIf you wish to book a Cocktail Masterclass for a private group, additional dates are available on request (minimum 6 people).

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Funky Claude's Bar
A line-up of traditional and house cocktails envied by many in Switzerland! Offering simple, fun gourmet eating coupled with a wholehearted welcome, Funky Claude’s Bar is a great place to drop by or hang out late into the night, whether you’re local or just passing through the Riviera.

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