The American Bartending School opened in Tampa, Florida in 1978 and has been under the same ownership since 1978. The American Bartending School is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education in Tallahassee, Florida..
The American Bartending School is committed to providing a comprehensive and thorough, hands-on training program that uses actual working bar equipment in a realistic bar setting. This course is supdated on a regular basis to stay current with new trends, drinks and methods used within the industry. Our graduates are job-ready professional mixologists with both the skills and confidence to pursue a rewarding career in bartending.
The American Bartending School teaching staff has over 20 years of on-the-job work experience in bartending & management. They are dedicated to preparing our students to be the best. In addition to the training manual, you will learn the "tricks of the trade" from our highly qualified instructors who have years of bartending experience..
Students must be 18 years of age or older and possess the aptitude necessary to perform the training offered, in order to attend our bartending school. The necessary aptitude will be determined during the personal interview. While you must be 21 years of age to drink alcohol in the state of Florida, you may legally mix and serve alcoholic beverages at age 18 per Florida Statute 562.13.
A high school diploma is not required to attend our bartending school. All students, regardless of prior knowledge or experience begin at the same level. The school does not discriminate in regard to race, creed, color or national origin.
The great thing about bartending is that it is quick and easy to learn in just 40 hours. Additional practice time is always available for our students at no extra charge. Our bartending school will give you the job skills that can help you become financially independent.
To find out how you can start your training for a bartending career in Tampa, Florida, call our administrative office at 813-876-1616 for a free tour and next available class dates.