Bartending School NYC, New York

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43 West 46th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10036

(212) 594-4146

The new location is officially open!
43 West 46th Street (between 5th and 6th)

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Rated the #1 school in NYC.

Licensed by the New York State Education Department.
Certified by the State Liquor Authority to teach the "ATAP" (Alcohol Training Awareness Program) and each student will get the Certificate of completion..

8 AM - 10 PM 7 Days a Week

ABC Bartending Schools has a bartending school in NYC, New York and 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.
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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

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Convenient Class Schedules

2 Weeks Morning Mon. - Fri. 9 AM - 1 PM
2 Weeks Afternoon Mon. - Fri. 1 PM - 5 PM
2 Weeks Evening Mon. - Fri. 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
1 Week Accelerated Mon. - Fri. 9 AM - 5 PM
Weekends 5 Saturdays 10 AM - 6 PM
Home Bartending - PE (click here) - call for hours and cost

   *Adjusted Schedules are available.


  • Bartending & Mixology
  • 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!

Our placement staff is here to help you find work throughout the Manhattan area, as well as nationally, on an ongoing basis. Free refresher courses also available to all our graduates. Please call us for more details at (212) 594-4146

Examples of Job Placements in New York

  • Deweys Flat Iron, Manhattan - D. Abrahams
  • Julips, Manhattan - L. Myers
  • Local, Manhattan - J. Lasser
  • Metropol Manhattan A. Lambert
  • Memories Armonk M. Saddler
  • Maggie's Place Manhattan A. Rock
  • Karma Queens D. Komanova
  • Bourbon N.Y. Manhattan J. Van Elslander
  • Blarney Stone Manhattan A. Gray
  • Patriot Saloon Manhattan A. Arroyo
  • Maroons Manhattan A. Irizarry
  • LaFonda Bar Manhattan M. Quiros
  • Cafe Columbian Manhattan G. Figuroa
  • Living Room Long Island S. Mocko
  • La Bella Vie Manhattan M. DeJesus
  • Haro Manhattan M. Kleissman
  • Flight 116 Queens T. Glanzberg
  • Mr. Big Bar and Grill Manhattan S. Thomy
  • Five Stop Brooklyn E. Servance

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.