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American Bartending School serving Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Sarasota, Bradenton and Ocala since 1978!

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  • Latest Graduate News - ABS Graduate Alex Wallert told Cynthia she is loving her new job at Lansbrook Golf Club in Palm Harbor, FL!

  • Latest Graduate News - Another great job for a great ABS Grad Christian Torres can be found behind the bar at Cinebistro in Hyde Park.

  • Latest Graduate News - Chris Bardo is working at one of the GREAT Greek places - Acropolis!! Great company, great food, great environment!

  • Latest Graduate News - Angela Worlds is quite the go-getter!! She is working private parties and events and got hired at Tally-Ho in Temple Terrace and Howard Johnson's - Downtown Tampa - great job!

  • Latest Graduate News - And two more get hired at Howard Johnson's Downtown - Caramie Pomeroy and Chris Pedersen - ABS grads make the best new hires and bartenders!!

  • Latest Graduate News - Dazzling Bartending Beauty Lori Rucks got hired right after graduation at Thee Doll House.

  • Latest Graduate News - Miss Medina Anderson graduated and got hired right away at Club 1 South in St Pete - same ownership as Club Underground in Tampa

  • Latest Graduate News - Scott Mc Roberts has not even graduated and he already has a job!!! Scott got hired at Jack's Joint Bar & Grill in Clearwater!

  • Latest Graduate News - And guess who the newest bartender is at The Living Room in Dunedin -our very own Mr. Norbert Kozma - another awesome place who hires ABS Graduates!

  • Latest Graduate News - Another ABS Grad hired today!! Thomas "Matt" Brown is working at MacDinton's in South Tampa - totally awesome!

  • Latest Graduate News - James McGettrick got hired at World of Beers in St Pete - totally awesome!

  • Latest Graduate News - Recent grad Christine Hayes can be seen bartending in Crystal River at Havanna House! Congratulations Christine!

  • Latest Graduate News - The lovely Miss Ashley Grantham starts working tomorrow at Mojo's in Lakeland! Way to go girl!

  • Latest Graduate News - Christina Williams is thrilled to have accepted the position at Heritage Harbor Golf & Country Club!

  • Latest Graduate News - Tara Brown is working at The Sports Room & Baby Dolls in Clearwater!

  • Latest Graduate News - Kelly Rucker got hired at Margarita Mama's / Banana Joe's in St Pete - we are so excited for her!

  • Latest Graduate News - Yolanda Gonzales got hired at Costa Pacifica last week! Congrats super nice place to bartend!

  • Latest Graduate News - Haley Capwell graduated Friday and starts working today at Sharky's Seagrill in Bradenton - way to go girl!

  • Latest Graduate News - Even with all this terrible weather, ABS grads are getting hired! Chris Ludwin got hired at the lovely Grill 116!

  • Latest Graduate News - The fabulously friendly and handsome Stephen Jones just got hired at The Pub at the International Plaza - I cannot wait to go in for lunch and check out Steve in his Kilt!

  • Latest Graduate News - Christina Robinson graduated a week ago and is already working!! Yeah! You can find her at Duke's Bar & Grill - Treasure Island

  • Latest Graduate News - Check out our graduate Scott at the Peek-a-Boo Lounge in Bradenton!

  • Latest Graduate News - Nick Krapfl is the newest addition to the Darden Family - he is working at Olive Garden!

  • Latest Graduate News - Andres Andrade called to say he is starting to mix fabulous cocktails at Casanova Restaurant & Lounge in Clearwater!
  • Latest Graduate News - Bryan Housler is another one of our fabulous ABS grads that got hired at the job fair yesterday for the HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO - Tampa!!
  • Latest Graduate News - Hooray !! Hard Rock Casino hired Erica Hall today at the job fair!
  • Latest Graduate News - Gary May got hired at the Hilton Garden Inn - Ybor City!
  • Latest Graduate News - Arielle Atkins started working on Friday at Club Regency!
  • Latest Graduate News - Anthony Cantrell is working at Quaker Steak n Lube and he just got hired at Peninsula Inn
  • Latest Graduate News - Rachel Tygart landed not one job but two jobs in two days!! Go check out Rachel making fabulous drinks at Club Prana in Ybor and Club Underground near downtown!

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.

Responsible Alcohol

Servsafe Alcohol Certification Classes

Awareness Training

  Learn Popular Highballs   Learn Sours and Margaritas
National Restaurant Assoc.   Popular Highballs   Sours and Margaritas
Learn Martinis and Manhattans   Learn today's hottest shooters!   Learn Exotic Tall Drinks!
Traditional Martinis   Today's Hottest Shooters   Exotic Tall Drinks
We use the Anheuser Busch Beertender Training Program!   We use the Guinness Beers   Learn Wine Basics!
Budweiser Training Program   Guinness Beer Program   Wine Class


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.

 
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