Houston TX Bartending School

Learn How to Master Bartending in a Two Week-Long Class

  • Local Bartending School inHouston, Texas
  • Successfully operating since 2011
  • 512 certified master bartender instructors
  • 4832 LBS students for the last 3 months

Houston 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 Houston, Texas welcomes you!

Becoming a bartender in Houston, Texas, offers a wealth of opportunities for a fulfilling career. With a bustling population of over 7 million in the Houston metro area, the demand for skilled bartenders is consistently high. Some of the best districts for bartending in Houston include Midtown, Montrose, and Downtown, where you'll find a vibrant nightlife scene and a plethora of bars, clubs, and restaurants.

Houston boasts an impressive array of over 11,000 restaurants and bars, offering an incredible variety of settings and clientele for bartenders to hone their craft. The city's diverse population and thriving cultural scene ensure that each shift is a unique experience.

To become a bartender in Texas, you'll need to obtain TABC (Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission) certification, which is essential for serving alcohol responsibly. This requirement reflects Texas's commitment to safe and responsible alcohol service.

Notably, bartending in Houston isn't just about earning a decent income; it's also about having fun. The dynamic nightlife, live music, and festivals make every shift an adventure. Houston's reputation for Southern hospitality ensures that bartenders often receive generous tips.

Overall, Houston, Texas, offers aspiring bartenders a booming job market, diverse experiences, and the potential for a prosperous and enjoyable career in the thriving Texas hospitality industry.

LBS has 4832 of graduates working in the state of Texas.

Number of LBS students working in Texas Bars: 4292

Average Friday night tips for LBS alumnus in Texas : $600

How to Start:

    • 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 Houston. Exclusive offers for the residents of Downtown Houston, Midtown, Montrose, The Woodlands, Sugar Land, Katy, Clear Lake, Pearland, Cypress, and Spring.

Age Requirements:

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

Course Curriculum:

    • The Ultimate Bartending Program includes a comprehensive workbook (takes you from beginner to advanced concepts). You will learn the art of crafting over 300 popular cocktails, including Texan favorites like the Margarita and the Texas Tea, during our bartending school training. Understanding the local bar culture, legal requirements, and Texas preferences is crucial for becoming a successful bartender in Houston, Texas.


Best bars in Houston, Texas

1424 Westheimer Rd STE B, Houston, TX 77006, United States
Ratings : 4.6
Lei Low
6412 N Main St Ste.C, Houston, TX 77009, United States
Ratings : 4.7
The Cellar Bar
3140 Richmond Ave., Houston, TX 77098, United States
Ratings : 4.5
Poison Girl
1641 Westheimer Rd suite B, Houston, TX 77006, United States
Ratings : 4.4
Present Company
1318 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006, United States
Ratings : 4.1

School Details :

Next bartending class in the center of Houston is starting Wednesday December 13
In-personal bartending lessons are available 7 days a week, LBS students can choose the schedule!

Bartending School of Houston provides educational services bartenders live their dream. LBS graduates are working in the multiple bars and restaurants in Downtown Houston, Montrose, Midtown, The Heights, Rice Village, including - iconic "The Raven Grill" (1916 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005) and unique "Truck Yard" (2118 Lamar St, Houston, TX 77003). Our Bartending School is excited about our desire to teach 1-on-1 lessons to all ages(above 18 by Texas state law) throughout TX. LBS can help you earn lots of money being a bartender as soon as the next couple of months!

Houston, Texas Bartending School


Crafting Excellence at Red Board Tavern & Table!
Stephen S., the visionary owner at 117 S Railroad St, Navasota, TX 77868, knows that the key to a top-notch bar is skilled bartenders. That's why he enrolled his fantastic team in a special bartending course, led by our local expert, Alex K. They've dived into the essentials, shaken up countless cocktails, and even tailored classes to meet their specific needs as bar owners.
Customized lessons are the secret ingredient to success, ensuring that every detail is covered, from classic recipes to the unique demands of their bustling bar. Plus, here in Texas, our special TX bartending certification is your golden ticket to crafting drinks professionally.
Join the ranks of those who elevate the art of mixology and hospitality!
Meet Michael Wolf from Spring, TX! 🍹 He's aced all 4 lessons at Local Bartending School with the certified instructor Rebecca B. during 21 Hour Certification Bronze Course.
Now he's all set to kickstart his bartending journey. 🚀
Did you know, in Texas, getting that special bartending certification is like unlocking the door to a world of mixing magic? 🎓 And guess what? Texas, especially the buzzing Houston metro area, is a goldmine for newbies like Michael. 🌟 With over 300 new bars and restaurants popping up last year alone, the Lone Star State is your oyster for shaking up success! 🍸🤠

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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.

150+ local venues where we offere bartending services, including:

  • The Astorian (2500 Summer St, Houston, TX 77007) - a breathtaking industrial-chic event space with panoramic views of downtown Houston, a grand ballroom, and an outdoor terrace perfect for weddings and upscale corporate gatherings.
  • Chateau Cocomar (14525 Champions Dr, Houston, TX 77069) - a French-inspired mansion offering a luxurious and romantic setting for weddings and private events, complete with lush gardens and opulent interiors.
  • Hughes Manor (2811 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007) - an urban-industrial venue featuring an enchanting garden, a chic lounge, and a contemporary ballroom, ideal for trendy weddings and hip corporate functions.
  • The Dunlavy (3422 Allen Pkwy, Houston, TX 77019) - nestled in Buffalo Bayou Park and offers a modern, glass-walled event space with spectacular views of nature, perfect for eco-conscious events and weddings.
  • The Parador (2021 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004) - a historic mansion with Spanish architecture, lush courtyards, and elegant ballrooms, providing an Old World charm for intimate weddings and cultural events.

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