Tampa Bay Bartending Course Information

American Bartending Schools comprehensive 40 hour hands-on training program is designed to give the students the knowledge, skills and proficiency for a rewarding career as a professional Mixologist, not just a bartender. A mixologist is someone who has a greater knowledge of the industry due to the training they received.

Students can attend a one, two or five week program to receive their Diploma and Certification. Students are taught by our highly qualified instructors using our copyrighted training manual. Regardless of their schedule, all material in the course will be covered. Students learn all aspects of the bartending profession including, drink making, bar operation, cash handling, customer service, responsible liquor service, (intoxication awareness) and job search skills. Our training manual is continually updated to keep up with the latest drinks and industry standards.

Our Professional Mixology course is a forty-hour course which consists of ten four-hour bartending classes. Our mixology course can be completed over a one, two or five week period. New bartending classes start each week.

The graduate of our mixology course will have learned how to professionally prepare 125 traditional drinks as well as the latest trendy drinks that are popular in each city. Drinks range from the traditional martini & manhattan to the ever popular sex on the beach. In addition, the student will learn beer, wine, responsible alcohol service and professional customer service techniques.The school uses the Anheuser-Busch "Beertender" training program and the Guinness Beer "Perfect Pour" training program.