The Classes

Our 64 years of experience have taught us what employers really want when they hire. Our classes are quick, effective, and ensure that you'll graduate with all the skills and polish that lead to success.

All classes are taught behind fully-equipped bars with universal set ups. This will ensure you feel well prepared anywhere you work. Our proven methods will allow you to master all the following professional bartender skills in just one to two weeks!

Our facilities, training equipment and cleanliness are 2nd to none.

Our Professional Course Book is loaded with 350 pages of recipes and bartending information. A value of more than $29. An excellent reference to bring on the job and to hold as a "lifetime" keepsake.

  • Mixology - Over 150 martinis, tropical drinks, novelty shooters and classics cocktails.
  • Product Knowledge ... Beers, wines, top shelf liquors. craft beers and more!
  • Presentation and Etiquette ... for casual to upscale clientele.
  • Trade Secret Tip Generating Techniques.
  • Cash Handling
  • Alcohol Awareness Certification - State Certified BASSET Program.
  • Industry specific job finding strategies
  • Professional Interviewing and Resume Building
  • Craft Beer Seminars
  • Hand Crafted Cocktail Workshops

Available Courses

Master of Mixology

Description: Learn everything you need to begin your bartending career, plus a lot more!

Duration: 48 Hours

Home Bartending Class

Description: Make your next party the talk of the town!

Duration: 4 Hours

Weekend Bartender Boot Camp

Description: Refresh and learn new skills to set yourself apart

Duration: 12 Hours

XXX Rated Course

Description: Adults only course for couples

Duration: 4 Hours

BASSETT Alcohol Awareness

Description: Learn the skills necessary to meet state and municipal standards

Duration: 8 Hours

FLAIRBartending Skills

Description: Learn techniques to add flash and entertainment to your bartending skills

Duration: 4 Hours

Bar Magic Tricks

Description: Learn magic tricks useful to entertain your customers and increase tips

Duration: 4 Hours

 

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Alcohol Awareness Certification

Many of our students go on to work some of the most respected bars in the country. A large part of their credibility can be attributed to alcohol awareness certification. This certificate indicates the ability to serve alcohol responsibly, guaranteeing the safety of your customers... and your employer's liquor license. In many areas, this certificate is required by law. In fact, anyone being issued a liquor license must furnish proof that they have attended this class. We are licensed to issue this certificate by the Illinois Department of Alcohol and Substance Abuse.

The Job Trainers

Our instructors average over twenty years of teaching and work experience in the beverage industry and are certified by the Illinois board of Education. Classes are structured much like on the job training and include frequent simulations of real life on the job bar training and include frequent simulations of real life situations. While preparing for your new career, you'll enjoy a low pressure, fun-filled environment in which to refine your abilities.

Our job trainers recognize that not all students learn the same way and offer one on one help as needed.  All students are allowed extra practice time until they are 100% confident in their skills.