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Bartending School Chicago

 

 

Locations downtown Chicago & Suburbs Bartending School Chicago
Chicago (773) 248-6484
(815) 469-1146

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*Certificate of Approval To Operate Issued By the Illinois State Superintendent of Education, 100 North First Street, Springfield, Illinois 62777 http://www.isbe.net/PBVS/default.htm

8 AM - 10 PM 7 Days a Week

ABC Bartending School is now located in the Chicagoland Area. ABC is the largest privately owned bartending school system in the United States.  

Tony Sylvester has owned bartending schools and has been placing bartenders nationwide since 1977. Bartenders are known for their ability to make great money while meeting new people and having lots of fun at their jobs. Look around you at the number of liquor serving establishments and the number of bartenders (full-time and part time) that it takes to staff these establishments.

Here are some of the major TV Network news stations that have reported on the ABC Bartending Schools Nationwide

Watch NBC Channel 8 about ABC Bartending School. Full size version: Click Here - 4:12

Bartending classes packed with unlikely Students
06/18/09 The recession has a local bartending school doing a brisk business, with students who hope mixing drinks w...  ABC News Local 10 - 2:03

Take a look at our recent local TV visit, and article by The Dallas Morning News at our Dallas school location. Shaken economy stirs up interest in bartender classes: The Dallas Morning News - 2:00

Look at what NBC News Around Town has to say about ABC Bartending in Fort Worth, Texas: NBC News Around Town - 01:14

Look at what ABC News has to say about ABC Bartending in Phoenix Arizona:
ABC News Local Phoenix - 01:45

Here are some of our ABC Bartending videos you might be interested in:

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Also, check out our great Testimonials, Recommendations, and Press Articles that ABC Bartending has had written about them:

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Convenient Class Schedules


2 Weeks Morning Mon. - Thu. 9 AM - 1 PM
2 Weeks Afternoon Mon. - Thu. 1 PM - 5 PM
2 Weeks Evening Mon. - Thu. 6 PM - 10 PM
1 Week Accelerated Mon. - Thu. 9 AM - 5 PM
*Adjusted Schedules are available.

Curriculum

  • Set up / Changing Shifts / Closing Out
  • Customer Service
  • Basic Bar Equipment
  • Bar Terms
  • What Glass for What Drink
  • Free Pouring / Mixing Techniques
  • Mixing Cocktails - Simple and Fancy (from Shooters to Irish Coffee)
  • Liquor Encyclopedia
  • Beers / Wines / Champagnes
  • Cash Registers / Money Handling / Charge Procedures
  • Tipping
  • Catering Private Parties
  • Job Interview Techniques

Job Placement Assistance, Too!

Tony Sylvester has been placing bartenders nationally since 1977 and brings to his schools the art of matching the right face for the right place. Take a look at the Placement List for your area and the nationwide chains that have hired our students.




Examples of Job Placements in Chicago

  • Sheffields, Chicago - Kristin Fitzpatrick
  • Applebees, Chicago - Angelina Stanleyo
  • Clearwater Theater, Schaumburg - Brina Marcus
  • Bespoke Cuisine, Chicago - David Nitka
  • Lonestar, Lombard - Jessica Lisner
  • Cavanaughs Sports Bar, Chicago - John Waldron
  • Cadillac Ranch, Elgin - Emily Kozel
  • Dragonfly Lounge, Chicago - Brian Alexander
  • Cantare Restaurant, Chicago - Paul Riedner
  • Cafe Luciano, Evanston - Don Horstkotte
  • Pal Joey's Dance Club, Schioller Park - Trisha Lacheta
  • Flatlanders, Lincoln Shire - Jeremy Warner
  • Flatlanders, Lincoln Shire - Matthew Hoffman
  • Marriot Hotel, Detroit - Martin Jadan
  • Pug Mahones, Chicago - Jodi Rathunde
  • Dave and Busters, Chicago - Shawn Collins
  • Wildfire Schaumburg - Schaumburg, Jon Chermak
  • Blue Moon, Arlington Hts - Oscar Perez
  • Pal Joey's Dance Club - Schioller Park, Toni Anne Fedele
  • Tini Lounge, Chicago - Donielle Olson
  • Chris's, Bensenville - Vicki Kitchen
  • Moretti's, Edison Park - Kelly Lantini
  • Real Time Sport Bar, Elk Grove Village - Nick Sealizi
  • Dirty Nellies, Pallatine - Scott Russel

Additional list of Employers that have hired our ABC Graduates

120 OCEAN PLACE WHEATON
A-LA-TURKA CHICAGO
ALGONQUIN ROAD HOUSE ALGONQUIN
AMERICAN LEGION ARLINGTON HEIGHTS
ARENA SPORTS BAR ELMHURST
BENNIGAN'S BOLINGBROOK
BEST WESTERN CHICAGO
BIGE'S CHICAGO
BILL'S TAP ELGIN
BLUE MOON PIZZA ARLINGTON HEIGHTS
BLUE'S ON HALSTEAD CHICAGO
BOB CHINS WHEELING
BUFFALO WILD WINGS WARRENVILLE
BUFFET CITY OAKLAWN
CADILAC RANCH ELGIN
CAFÉ ALYISE ELK GROVE VILLAGE
CASA MARGARITA ORLAND PARK
CHAMPAGNE LOUNGE ADDISON
CHEETAHS RICHTON PARK
COLUSIEUM MOKENA
COMFORT INN SUITES ELK GROVE VILLAGE
CRABLE SCHAUMBURG
D'ABSOLUTE CATERING CHICAGO
DIVERSY YACHT CLUB CHICAGO
DON ROTH'S WHEELING
DREAM'S SPORTS BAR LOCKPORT
DURTY NELLIE'S PALATINE
ECLIPSE CRESTWOOD
EXCALIBUR CHICAGO
EXEDUS CHICAGO
FAMOUS FREDDIES FOX RIVER GROVE
FLATLANDERS LINCOLNWOOD
FLIGHT GLENVIEW
FOOD FOR THOUGHT LINCOLNBROOK
FRANCESCA'S NORTHBROOK
GAYNOR'S MEDINAH
GENESIS COUNTRY CLUB HILLS
GIOVANNI'S DOLTON
GLOBE PUB CHICAGO
GRACE'S INN CHICAGO
GRAPE VINE ISLAND LAKE
HILTON CHICAGO
HOTEL BAKER ST. CHARLES
HOTEL ORRINGTON EVANSTON
HUNT CLUB CHICAGO
HYATT REGENCY CHICAGO
JEDYNKA CHICAGO
JOSEPHINE'S VILLA PARK
KINGSTON MINES CHICAGO
LALOS CHICAGO
LEADWAY CAFÉ CHICAGO
L'ELAGANT CATERING DOWNERS GROVE
LENOX SUITES CHICAGO
LEO'S DEN CHICAGO
LOEWS HOTEL CHICAGO
LONESTAR LOMBARD
LOUIE'S PUB WICKER PARK
MAMA KAY'S SCHILLER PARK
MARKET SQUARE WHEELING
MARRIOTT CHICAGO
McCOY'S RICHTON PARK
MELTING POT BUFFALO GROVE
MICHAEL'S MOUNT PROSPECT
MIDORI BAR CHICAGO
MIKE'S ALE HOUSE CHICAGO
MILO'S TAPAS BAR WHEATON
MORETTI'S EDISON PARK
NITRO CHICAGO
O LOUNGE CHICAGO
O'HARE AIRPORT CHICAGO
OLD TOWNE PUB MOUNT PROSPECT
OTHER SIDE CHICAGO
P.F. CHANG'S SCHAUMBURG
PAL JOEY'S SCHILLER PARK
PRISCILLA'S RESTAURANT WHEELING
PEEK INN CHICAGO
RADISSON CHICAGO
RAMADA PLAZA ROSEMONT
REAL TIME SPORTS ELK GROVE VILLAGE
RED LION ROOM CHICAGO
RED LOBSTER BOLINGBROOK
RED STAR TAVERN GLENVIEW
RETRO CAFE CHICAGO
ROB ROY MT. PROSPECT
ROCKY VANDERS PROSPECT HEIGHTS
SECOND CITY CHICAGO
SHORT STOPS CHICAGO
SOLIDIER FIELD CHICAGO
SPIRIT OF CHICAGO CHICAGO
STRICKLY BUSINESS CHICAGO
SWEETWATER INGLESIDE
SWK CHICAGO
TAILGATE BILL'S EVERGREEN PARK
TED MONTANA'S GLENVIEW
TGIF VERNON HILLS
TIKI TERRACE PROSPECT HTS.
TWIN ANCHORS CHICAGO
VERTIGO CHICAGO CHICAGO
WASH. ST. GRILL HINSDALE
WHIRYLBALL VERNON HILLS
WHITES TAVERN RIVER GROVE
WILDFISH ARLINGTON HEIGHTS
WINDELLA BOATS CHICAGO
YEDYNKA CHICAGO

 

Health and Safety / Legal Responsibilities (certification)

Students will learn the legal responsibilities, health and safety concerns of the workplace. Certification is also available.

Cash Register Procedures and Cash Handling

In this part of the bartending course students will learn to correctly operate a cash register and credit card authorization machine. They will also learn the correct methods of managing cash.

Resumes and Interviewing Techniques

You will learn successful interviewing for a bartending position. Students are trained on how to fill out an application, resume preparation, and how to dress and respond to interview questions.

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Bartending schools are a great place to learn a skill that can be profitable and enjoyable. Thank you for your interest in ABC Bartending Schools with locations nationwide and our Job Placement Assistance program. You have come to the right place to find out more about our bartending schools.

The owner of ABC Bartending Schools, Tony Sylvester, opened his first classroom in 1977, and the rest is now history. ABC is one of the largest bartender training establishments in the nation with locations from coast to coast and affiliations throughout the United States. Read More ?
ABC Bartending Schools offers lifetime nationwide job placement assistance as well as refresher classes throughout the U.S. Tony Sylvester has owned bartending schools and has been placing bartenders nationwide since 1977.