Industry-Level Bartender Course

About the Course

A complete hands-on course in bartending for beginners and intermediate-level bartenders. Taught in a real bar setting by world class bartenders.

Who It’s For:

The Bartending/Mixology course is ideal for anyone looking for a reputable industry-level bartending course to help kick-start a career in the bar business. Our comprehensive course is for both beginners and novice bartenders who wish to extend their knowledge in modern & classic cocktail making. It also appeals to anyone looking for a fun certification bartending course just for personal enhancement. No previous bartending knowledge is required.

What You’ll Learn:

Bartending/mixology using modern day bartending tools and technics and proficiency in preparing all the classic and modern cocktails. An introduction to spirits, liqueurs, wine and beer and correct service of, along with customer service, POS register procedures, opening/closing procedures, and alcohol awareness.

Class Format: 40 hours. The majority of class time (35 hours) is hands-on training behind a fully stocked bar. Additional/unlimited practice time is available if needed.

Course Materials: Student Cocktail Manual  & Study/Exam Material (included in tuition). 

Exam: Includes 50 questions, a practical efficiency exam, and a free-pouring efficiency test. We use modern mixology methods at the New York Bartending School; jiggers, free-pouring, and correct stirring & shaking technics using the Boston shaker, Tins, and Japanese mixing glass & shaker. Unlike many bartending schools, students may retake the exam(s) as many times as is needed to pass, at no additional fee!

Prerequisite: Must be 18 or over. No additional bartending experience required.

  • Modern Facilities   To fully appreciate the facilities you really need to visit us! It is not like your traditional bartending school.
  • Top-Notch Training – Taught by world-class bartenders. 
  • Largest School in the United States – more cocktail stations than all licensed NYC bartending schools put together.
  • Reputable – There is only one licensed New York Bartending School®– Federal (trademarked) & State licensed. 
  • Unlimited – Take as long as is needed to pass, at no additional fee, plus free refresher courses.
  • Job Site– Real bartender job postings! 
  • Real Alcohol – All bartending schools use colored water during training & practice. However, at the New York Bartending School we have a fully-stocked mixology bar on premise where graduates get the chance to make cocktails with real alcohol ad organic ingredients alongside our world class mixologist.

TUITION: $595. Ou thanks to our affiliates whom are providing a $100 cash back to registered students (that have not yet stated the course; as well as anyone that registers before May 30th, 2020. Students can schedule their course anytime through 2020/2021.

  • 5 Accelerated Days: Monday-Friday (9am-5:30pm).
  • 10 Evening Classes: Monday-Friday (2-weeks (6pm-10pm).
  • Saturday Classes (5 consecutive Saturdays): Next class is April 25th. Click Here to register for the weekend class only).

COVID-19 – While the needs are many, clearly the health of everyone is of primary importance. Students that missed courses due the shut-down can restart when classes resume anytime through 2020/2021. The latest news is that New York lock down has been extended until the end of April; therefore our NEXT tentative class starting date is MAY 4th, 2020 (Both Full-Day & Evening Course). The Saturday Course will start on May 9th, 2020. 


This COVID-19 era has entered. uncharted territories for restaurants and bars nationwide have laid off hourly employees. Below are links two of the many organizations reaching out.

USBG Bartender Emergency Assistance

The United States Bartenders Guild has launched one of the biggest relief campaigns in the nation through its Bartender Emergency Assistance Program.

IGC Hospitality’s Family Meal

The program will allow people to send in a daily order form for the meal — posted at @igchospitality’s Instagram — and then pick it up at Parker & Quinn. You can donate to the program through a GoFundMe page here



A comprehensive and up-to-date bartending program for all levels!


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