To Atlanta Bartending School

Welcome to the Professional Bartending School of Atlanta, Georgia web site! We certainly understand your interest in learning more about our bartending school and the career of bartending.

We are very proud to say that Professional Bartending School has been training and placing graduates in great bartending jobs since 1978. Over the last 38 years we have built many important, quality contacts in the bartending industry.

Here at the Atlanta Bartending School, we consider bartending a “hands on” profession that can best be learned behind a real bar from experienced instructors.

The Only School in Atlanta that Offers Three Certifications for ONE Tuition Rate!

Our students at Professional Bartending School of Atlanta sit at a real bar and watch our highly qualified instructors prepare and explain each cocktail in front of them. Our students then spend the rest of their class time making the drinks behind the bar under the close supervision of our instructors.

The Professional Bartending School of Atlanta teaching staff has over 30 years of on-the- job work experience in bartending and management. They are dedicated to preparing our students to be the best. In addition to our copyrighted textbook, you will learn the “tricks of the trade” from our highly qualified instructors.

If you are considering attending Bartending School in the Georgia area, you owe it to yourself to visit our campus and talk with us personally about our program and how we can help you get started in your new bartending career!

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Why Attend Our Atlanta Bartending School?

  • We have been training Georgia bartenders since 1978!
  • We have placed thousands of graduates in great bartending jobs since opening
  • We have flexible class times to fit anyone’s schedule. We have morning, afternoon, evening, and Weekend classes
  • Our students learn how to mix popular and classic drinks and gain the working knowledge of bartending duties, alcohol awareness, and customer service
  • Professional Bartending School has a great job placement assistance program. Our job is not finished until we help place our graduates in great bartending jobs.
  • With major companies downsizing and good jobs becoming harder to find, bartending is the perfect career. Bars are always busy. People enjoy the bar atmosphere when they are celebrating the good times, or to lift their spirits during the bad times. With this in mind, bartending has been referred to as a “recession-proof” career
  • Pay is always a consideration when choosing a career. On average, a bartender can make $150 to $300 per shift in the city of Atlanta.
  • While most schools cost thousands of dollars to attend and can take months to complete, Professional Bartending School’s course is only 50 class hours in length. Most of our graduates earn their tuition back in about one week of bartending

Courses We Offer

One of the questions were frequently asked, is “What’s the difference between a bartender and a mixologist?” We’d like people to know it’s like trying to compare a cook to a chef. A chef has extensive training an education just like a mixologist.

Cocktail Recipies

Cocktail Recipies

Our students will learn how to prepare over 150 traditional drinks as well as the latest trendy cocktails.

Product Knowledge

Product Knowledge

Learn liquor history, brand knowledge, and upselling techniques.

Beer & Wine Courses

Beer & Wine Courses

Information provided by Anheuser Busch & Guinness beer programs and our Vino 101 wine program.

Responsible Service

Responsible Service

Our students are certified though the ServSafe Certification program.

Morning Class

Our morning class is held Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 12:30pm. The morning class is two weeks in length.

Afternoon Class

Our afternoon class is held Monday through Friday from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. The afternoon class is two weeks in length.

Weekend Class

Our weekend class is held on Saturday from 9:00am to 5:30pm. for 5 consecutive Saturdays. Classes start weekly.

Evening Class

Our evening class is held on Monday through Friday from 6:00pm to 10:00pm. Our evening class is two weeks in length.

Accelerated Class

The accelerated class is held Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 5:00pm or 1:00pm to 10:00pm The accelerated class is one week in length.

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There are something like 4.7 bazillion establishments in metro Atlanta that serve booze. If you think picking the top fifty and then ranking them seems like a fool’s errand, you would not be alone. And indeed, we never intended to rank them—just list our favorite fifty bars alphabetically.
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