Tales of the Cocktail Foundation

About Tales of the Cocktail Foundation

Tales of the Cocktail Foundation, a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization, is the global leader in spirits education and a platform to address issues facing the industry. The mission of the Foundation is to Educate, Advance, and Support the global drinks industry through programs that benefit individuals and organizations in the industry and to make a lasting impact in our host communities.

We believe in the power of education to advance the hospitality industry. TOTCF Programs connect the community to the knowledge of industry leaders and innovators via seminars surrounding spirits history, new craft techniques, business training, an online knowledge base, access to emerging products, and direct mentorship that can change career trajectory and lives.

We are a platform for thought leadership and development of standards around key issues facing our industry. Woven throughout our programs are professional networking and community building opportunities to better connect our diverse, global community. We accelerate the growth of the spirits industry through forward-thinking partnerships and mentorship programs, such as the Cocktail Apprentice Program, to develop the next generation of industry leaders.

We create lasting impact in the communities we serve through financial and promotional support programs geared toward individuals, organizations and communities that define the history and future of the industry. We provide direct resources in areas such as education, healthcare, addiction, sustainability and diversity.


Partnerships Intern

June 2021 New Orleans, LA
“The culture is inclusive and a very positive environment is fostered. The workload is flexible and there is very clear communication between different teams and peers. The foundation's mission is not only important, but a fun way to explore the world of nonprofits. The people are genuine, smart and amazing people to get to know. ”

Nonprofit Management Intern

May 2021 New Orleans, LA
“I loved the small team I worked with. It made relationships with the staff more special. I also enjoyed how even though it was remote, there were still in person events that I attended that made the experience more exciting.”
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