Tampa Bay, Florida Bartending School


The American Bartending School of Tampa is licensed by the Commission for Independent - Education Florida Department of Education - Tallahassee, FL.

Our Bartending School in Tampa, Florida has been training Tampa's best bartenders since 1978. The campus Director, Patrica Baird opened the Tampa campus in 1978. She has worked continuously at this campus for over 33 years. No other school in Tampa can boast of her accomplishment.

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 updated 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 30 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.

Our Tampa campus trains bartenders from Clearwater, Saint Petersburg, Sarasota, Bradenton, Port Richey and Pinellas County.

Course Information


Our Professional 40 hour Mixology Course consists of 10, four hour classes with a one hour lecture followed by three hours of practice time behind our fully equipped bar. This means you will be getting hands on experience mixing drinks from your very first day. When you graduate you have the experience needed to obtain a great bartending job!

The course consists of eight drink lessons, responsible alcohol service and a beer and wine lesson. Our students receive about 12 hours of lecture and 28 hours of behind the bar practice time.

 

Tampa Bartending Class Times

Morning Class:

Monday through Friday  from 9:00am to 1:00pm.

Two weeks in length.

Afternoon Class

Monday through Friday from 1:30pm to 5:30pm.

Two weeks in length.

Evening Class

Monday through Friday from 6:30pm to 10:30pm.

Two weeks in length.   

Weekend Class

From 9:00am to 5:30pm Saturdays Only.

Five weeks in length.

One Week Class

Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 5:30pm or

1:30pm to 10:30pm. One week in length.

Course Length

All courses are 40 hours of instruction.

25% lecture and 75% practical

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