You will be surprised at how much information is covered in our professional bartending certification curriculum; however, we do make learning fun, and you are not limited to just forty hours; take classes and the certification exam over again as many times as you wish until you graduate - at no additional fee. At the New York Bartending School® we provide the 'New York Bartending Experience' that most bar owners request when hiring bartenders in NYC.

Bartender Certification (December Holiday Special $450) (40+ hours)

ONE-WEEK FULL DAY COURSE: Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm
TWO-WEEK MORNING COURSE: Monday - Friday 9am to 1pm
TWO-WEEK AFTERNOON COURSE: Monday - Friday 1.30pm to 5.30pm
TWO-WEEK EVENING COURSE: Monday - Friday 6pm to 10pm
WEEKEND COURSE: (3 Saturdays and 2 Sundays): 9am to 5pm


FLEXIBLE SCHEDULES: Mix & match the above schedules

Cursos de la certificación bartending españoles disponibles. Por favor llame 212-768-8460


Bar Equipment, Utensils, Glassware, Shakers, Jiggers, Free-Pouring, Highballs, Rocks, Martinis, Manhattans, Trendy, Signature, Shots, Layered, Muddled, Frozen, Tropical, Cream, Hot, Wine, Drinks, Garnish Preparation, Bitters, Syrups, Condiments, Spirit, Liqueur, Wine & Beer Knowledge & Service, Opening & Closing Procedures, POS Register Training, Customer Service, Resumes, Job Placement Service

Bartender CRASH Cocktail Course ($295) (16+ hours)

ONE-WEEK MORNING COURSE: Monday - Thursday 9am to 5pm
ONE-WEEK AFTERNOON COURSE: Monday - Thursday 1.30pm to 5.30pm
ONE-WEEK EVENING COURSE: Monday - Thursday 6pm to 10pm
WEEKEND COURSE: (1 Saturday and 1 Sunday): 9am to 5pm



This is the same course curriculum that most bartending schools offer in their 40-hour bartender course. The major difference is that this 16-hour non-stop hands-on crash course does not include job placement assistance or continued bar lab practice time; however, students may upgrade at anytime.

Hospitality Wine-Tasting, Knowlede & Service ($95) (3 hours)

Open to non-students.
EVENING SEMINAR: Tuesday 7pm to 10pm



Wine knowledge & tasting class geared towards bar/restaurant employees. This 3-hour seminar covers the most popular wines by the glass; varietals & regions. Includes a tasting of eight varietal wines.


There is no fee for exam retakes. Finals consists of a multiple choice exam and a speed test of 16-20 drinks under 6 minutes. Testing is available every Friday & Saturday.


As soon as you graduate you have the opportunity to guest bartend at several bars in Manhattan. This allows you to apply what you've learned in real-world situations. A great confidence builder as you prepare for your job search. Our job placement director will guide you every step of the way with job hunting tips, resume help and one-on-one assistance. Our on-line job site (for NYBS graduates only) will list daily job listings called in from bars in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Long Island and New Jersey along with catering events, private parties and special events (festivals, trade shows, sports events, and charity events). Our job placements assistance also covers most states, should you relocate.

New York Bartending School® / 68 West 39th Street, NY NY 10018 (between 5th and 6th avenue; next to Bryant Park). 212-768-8460