Boston MA Bartending School

Learn How to Master A Bartending Job in a Two Week-Long School

  • Local Bartending School inBoston, Massachusetts
  • Successfully operating since 2011
  • 512 certified master bartender instructors
  • 993 LBS students for the last 3 months

Boston Bartending School will Teach you:

  • Over 200 basic and fancy drink recipes
  • How to cut fruit and decorate tropical and specialty cocktails
  • How to increase sales and tips
  • How to set up a bar workstation
  • Prepare multiple drinks quickly and easily
  • The best ways to detect illegal drunkenness
  • How to use all of a bartender’s tools
  • How to understand wine service, and tasting

Learning options:

    • Most popular: in-person lessons (you chose the schedule and location)
    • Classes – check availability and schedule with the local representative
    • Online education
    • Staff training for Bar owners and managers
    • Flair bartending to become master bartender

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Local Bartending School of Boston Massachusetts welcomes you!

Becoming a bartender in Boston, Massachusetts, is an excellent choice for individuals at various career stages. For newcomers, it offers an accessible entry into the job market, providing reliable income and flexible hours in a city known for its vibrant hospitality scene.

Popular areas like Back Bay, Downtown Crossing, and the North End are teeming with bars and restaurants, offering ample opportunities to gain hands-on experience and connect with diverse patrons.

For those seeking a career change, bartending presents a dynamic shift into a customer-facing profession that values creativity and interpersonal skills. Boston's rich history and thriving bar culture offer an exciting environment for those looking to embark on a new path. The city's robust tourism and business sectors provide a steady stream of customers, ensuring a strong demand for skilled bartenders.

Moreover, mastering bartending in Boston opens doors to bartending opportunities across the USA. With proper hands-on private lessons, you can carry your skills and knowledge to any state, tapping into the nation's extensive bar industry. In terms of earnings, Boston bartenders can reap substantial rewards, with average annual tips amounting to thousands of dollars, particularly for those who excel in crafting exceptional cocktails and delivering top-notch service.

In essence, bartending in Boston offers a unique blend of career stability, creative expression, and financial potential. Whether you're starting your first job or embarking on a fresh career journey, the city's thriving bar scene and the opportunities it offers locally and nationwide make it an attractive choice for aspiring bartenders.

LBS has 993 of graduates working in the state of Massachusetts.

Number of LBS students working in Massachusetts Bars: 1256

Average Friday night tips for LBS alumnus in Massachusetts : $250

Get Certified in as Little as 7 days

    • Equipment: All equipment and learning materials will be provided. This includes a workbook, bartending tools, and drinks.
    • Location: We can come to your home or teach at one of our multiple locations in Boston. Classes and lessons available in Downtown Boston, Back Bay, South End, Cambridge, Charlestown, Jamaica Plain, Brookline, and Dorchester.

Massachusetts Age Requirements:

    • Legal Learning Ages: 18 through 98 (Under 21 is permitted in Massachusetts)
    • Course Availability: Bartending 101, 201, and 301 Courses.


    • The Ultimate Bartending Program includes a comprehensive workbook (takes you from beginner to advanced concepts). You will learn the art of crafting classic cocktails, including the iconic Boston favorite, the "Boston Sour," while gaining essential bartending skills at our school. Additionally, you'll discover the local flair and unique drink preferences that make Boston's bar scene one-of-a-kind, all within the rich historical backdrop of this vibrant city.


Best bars in Boston, Massachusetts

The Greatest Bar
262 Friend St, Boston, MA 02114, United States
Ratings : 4
348 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210, United States
Ratings : 4.5
Bukowski Tavern
50 Dalton St, Boston, MA 02115, United States
Ratings : 4.4
5 Utica St, Boston, MA 02111, United States
Ratings : 4.5
City Bar Back Bay
65 Exeter St, Boston, MA 02116, United States
Ratings : 4.4

School Details :

Next bartending class in the center of Boston is starting Friday August 02
In-personal bartending lessons are available 7 days a week, LBS students can choose the schedule!

Local Bartending School of Boston provides educational services bartenders live their dream. Due to the LBS Job Placement program our graduates are working in the best local bars, restaurants, and nightclubs: Legal Sea Foods - Harborside, Wally's Café (jazz club in the South End), bar "The Bell in Hand Tavern", Eastern Standard restaurant, iconic "Cheers" bar (in Beacon Hill), The Hawthorne bar, and much more. LBS is passionate about our desire to teach 1-on-1 lessons to all ages and abilities.

Boston, Massachusetts Bartending School


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Enrolling in our exclusive '35 Hour Certification Elite Course' was a game-changer for Adams. Teaming up with the incredible Master Bartender David R for in-home hands-on training, Adams mastered the art of mixology.
Now, armed with expertise, he's all set to shake up the vibrant bartending scene in MA. Cheers to Adams' journey from novice to maestro! 🥂🍸

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Be taught bartending from the comfort of your own home
LBS also offers Personalized bartending services for private parties, corporate events and weddings.

100+ unique and very special venues to serve on your special day:

  • The State Room (60 State St, Boston, MA 02109) - located in the Financial District, The State Room offers breathtaking panoramic views of Boston Harbor and the city skyline, providing a stunning backdrop for both corporate events and weddings.
  • The Liberty Hotel (215 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114) - housed in a historic former jail, The Liberty Hotel combines modern luxury with a unique, jail-themed ambiance, making it a distinctive choice for memorable events in the Beacon Hill neighborhood.
  • The Institute of Contemporary Art (25 Harbor Shore Dr, Boston, MA 02210) - situated in the Seaport District, the ICA offers a contemporary and artistic setting with views of the Boston Harbor, creating an inspiring atmosphere for both corporate gatherings and weddings.
  • deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum (51 Sandy Pond Rd, Lincoln, MA 01773) - just outside Boston in Lincoln, this venue provides a picturesque outdoor setting with modern art installations, perfect for weddings and corporate events that seek a creative touch.
  • The Dane Estate at Pine Manor College (400 Heath St, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467) - this historic estate features lush gardens and a charming mansion, offering a romantic and timeless atmosphere for weddings and corporate gatherings.

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