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21 Celebrities Who Bartend

21 Celebrities Who Bartend

Bartending started as far back as ancient Greek, Egyptian, and Roman times.

That means a lot of humans have been making a lot of delicious cocktail elixirs for thousands of years. Both for fun as a hobby or as a way to make ends meet.

Even famed celebrities have dabbled in the craft of bartending. Mostly to pay the water bill before their big break, but other celebs come up with cocktails just for fun. Why? They think it’s a fun way to pass the time and a great way to entertain their friends and families.

So let’s see these 21 celebrities who were bartenders before they started winning Oscars. Later, we’ll meet a few more celebs who bartend just for fun.

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5 Best Types of Bars to Work

5 Best Types of Bars to Work

If you’re looking for a bar with free wifi to work on your laptop, you’ll want to keep searching! ‘Cause this post is all for bartenders. Do I have only bartenders here now? Good.

Now we can get started! 

When I was first starting out as a bartender, I had so many questions. I constantly wondered what type of bar would be the best to work at. But I asked myself these questions over and over again:

Where can I make the most money?What bars have the best customers?

If you’re a beginning bartender and you’re wondering the same questions, you’re in the right place for two reasons. 

That’s what this post is all about–the best types of bars to work at for new bartenders!Plus, Local Bartending School is here to help you every step of the way with their online course and job placement program! (More on this later, people!)

So, after working in the bar industry for nearly a decade and asking some of my fellow bartenders what’s up, I’ve created a list of the best bars to work at for beginning bartenders, based on money to be made and overall experience to be had.

Here are the types of bars we recommend for beginning bartenders!

1. Chain Restaurant Bar

Whenever you work at a chain restaurant, you’re typically involved in a robust training program. Chain establishments and franchises aim to have their food and service the same across all of their locations, from bartending to hosting. That’s why you go through so much training!

As a bartender who’s just starting out, this can be a great place to begin (other than bartending school!). You’ll learn how to make a multitude of drinks, ranging from basic call drinks, bloody mary’s, all the way to kiddy cocktails. You’ll also be serving food like BBQ wings and tacos and handing takeout orders, though!

The hours are typically flexible and the pay can be decent, but the people can be picky, demanding, and sometimes rude. Not to mention, depending on the state you live in, you might have to interact with a kiddo or two.

On the bright side, you’re typically tipped out by the service staff for making all their drinks!

A lot of bartenders have noted the best restaurants in the US to work at as a bartender are:

PF ChangsTGI Fridays

Texas Roadhouse

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Bar Lingo Dictionary

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Bar Tools 101

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Bartender Interview Tutorial

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Bartender Life Lessons and Shocking Stories

Bartender Life Lessons and Shocking Stories

Some people assume that bartenders’ jobs are all fun and games. And honestly, at times it’s fun as hell! Until poo starts getting thrown on the ceiling mid-shift. Yeah, it’s happened.

Today, you’ll hear firsthand some of the most shocking, outrageous, and downright disgusting stories from behind the bar. We’ve asked our team of industry veterans at Local Bartending School to share their weirdest, wildest stories. They’ve seen it all and they’re ready to spill the tea.

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Flair Bartending: What It Is & How to Do It

Flair Bartending: What It Is & How to Do It

You might be wondering, “is flair bartending still a thing?” Or maybe you have no idea what it is.

Sure, if you were here for the Spice Girls generation you’ll know that the flair movement peaked in the nineties (hello, Coyote Ugly!), but yes! 

These bar tricks are still around. They kinda just retreated back to the fringes, where the skill is still practiced by a dedicated group of passionate bartenders who like showmanship or just enjoy doing things in style (or they just want to be better than everyone else?).

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How to Deal With Bad Tippers

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How to Hire a Bartender For Your Event, Wedding, or Party

How to Hire a Bartender For Your Event, Wedding, or Party

Party people, gather around! We’ve got an event to plan for. 

You’ve just set the date for your wedding (congrats!). Or maybe your client’s daughter is turning 16 and you’re in charge of the quinceanera. Perhaps you have a holiday party coming up for your next corporate event.

Maybe you’re a new or experienced bartender, looking to be hired for a bartending service for these exclusive, private parties. (If that’s you, keep reading ’til the end!)

When it comes to hiring a bartender for your special event, there are some things you need to know and be aware of. Not all bartending companies or bartenders are created equal! Some will try to overcharge you, send over staff that looks like they just ran a triathlon, or just straight-up ghost you. 

The bar services at your party, corporate event, or wedding don’t have to be a nightmare!

Here’s a guide so you can hire the best bartenders and get the most bang for your buck out of bar packages. 

We’ve included red flags to watch out for, all the right questions to ask, and some insider tips that you can only get from industry professionals like us, the team at Local Bartending School where you can find all your bartending needs in one place and across the United States.

For my bartenders, you’ll want to keep reading to get a fresh perspective on event bar services. Then at the end, we’ll dive into how Local Bartending School can help you advance your bartending career and make more money.

Communicating with a Bartending Company

Sometimes, the discovery phase of finding the right person for the job can involve both email communication and over-the-phone. And almost all of the time, it involves a quick search on the internet. 

So how can you tell which company has the best wedding bartenders and prices? You don’t!

You see, service isn’t tangible. It’s hard to know what you’re going to get by looking at images and logos. That’s why it’s important during your communication with them (either email or phone), to ask all the right questions.

What to Do If Your Quote for Hiring a Bartender Was Emailed to You?

You’ve filled out a form or sent an email, and the company replied back with a quote based on the info you provided. This is nice, but not quite good enough. 

Time and time again, in our experience, this email communication simply isn’t enough to get all the details extracted. 

We recommend that you pick up the phone and call the staffing or bartending company. If they refuse to schedule a call with you, perhaps it’s best to keep on looking at the other choices you have.

Calling a Bartending Company: What to Say? 

Now that we’ve got you speaking to an actual person, you can share all those amazing details for the party you’ve worked so hard to forget. They can hear about the theme and decor style, the timing of the event, and much more.

Not to mention, this can save you and your budget some serious cheddar. 

For instance, the bartending team shows up bright and early for your corporate event, let’s say around 3:00 pm. But you don’t actually need them there pouring drinks until around 7:00 pm when the speaker is done with their lecture.

Do you want to pay for four hours of bartenders doing nothing? Probably not! 

Also, we should note that it’s typical that there is 1 bartender for every 50 guests (or 40, if you’ve gone the route of full-service or flair bartender).

All of these details can be ironed out over one easy phone call. And of course, you get a feel for their level of service by talking to a real human.

 Here are some other things to consider and ask when you’re hiring bartenders:

How long do bartenders need to set up and break down?Do they provide barbacks?Are there surcharges for weddings?When is the last call?Who provides the glassware?What uniforms (if any) does the staff wear?

Lastly, don’t get taken advantage of by a bartending company during your next event or next party. If they require a deposit before you talk to them or refuse to get on the phone, these are some red flags and you should be shopping for other options.

But finding an event service that’s trustworthy seems like an impossible task. It isn’t! Local Bartending School has been trusted in the industry for years. Plus, they’re the only place that will hand-select a bartender for you nationwide.

How to Hire the Right Bartender for Your Party?

Like we mentioned, when you’re finding the right bartender for your next event, it can be a bit challenging because you can’t see their service in action. But there are a few things you can check out to see how they operate and what kind of service you might get.

Read online reviews. Hearing what others have to say can be a glimpse into your future. If the bartender or company has raving reviews, odds are you’ll get raving service. If the reviews are negative, get deleted, or respond back hastily to comments you probably don’t want to go with them.Talk to someone on the phone. We went over this, but talking to someone on the phone will usually tell you how they talk to all their customers. This is such a crucial step!Don’t be scared to ask questions. Emailing quick details might seem like the easiest and quickest option, but spending time to ask the right questions will help you make your party a success.

How much does it cost to hire a bartender for a party?

As with many things, this can depend on a few things like the quality of alcohol you’re serving, how many bartenders you need, etc. Typically, it will cost you around $30 to $150 USD per hour for professional bartenders. 

For those of you planning a seasonal soiree, if your event is on a holiday, like Christmas or Labor Day, you will often have to pay a bit extra.

Hidden Fees When Hiring a Bartender

Hidden fees. We know them, we hate them. Whether you’re in Los Angeles or New York, you’ll run into them when you’re hiring a bartender for an event, wedding, or birthday party.

Some of the most common hidden charges you’ll come across are wedding surcharges, manager fees, and barback costs.

Unfortunately, some companies will charge you more per bartender for a wedding than they would a traditional party or corporate event. We find this to be bad service, honestly. The price should be the same for any party. Companies that do this usually just see the opportunity to upcharge and get away with it.

This same company might also tell you you’ll be charged for the manager or barback.  If there’s a need for additional personnel, the company should factor this into their original cost instead of charging you. 

Barbacks (the people who keep glassware clean and stocked, etc.) can be essential! So work this out with your bartending service and caterer.

How to Calculate How Much Alcohol You Need for Your Event

A good, general rule of thumb is this little equation–two drinks for each person for the first hour and then one drink each after that! Local Bartending School has its own tried and true calculator to determine exactly how much you’ll need, without all the guesswork.

Also, pay attention to the guest’s age, time of year, and where the event is located. All that can change what’s being consumed. Are your guests young and in their 20s? Amp up the vodka, tequila, and beer.

What Else Do I Need When Hiring a Bartender for My Wedding?

A bartop of course! There aren’t bar fairies that come around and *poof* there’s a bar. (That’d be cool, though!).

Now that you’ve got your bartender hired and the details worked out, ask your bartender or service provider if they have a mobile bar. Of course, if you’re venue has a bar, this might not be needed unless you want a remote bar with coolers outside or in another room.

A mobile bar gives bartenders and mixologists a place to keep their mixers chilled, ice frozen, and glassware stored. Without this, your event can be unorganized and messy.

If the company doesn’t already have a mobile bar, there could be some rental fees or delivery costs charged to you.

Wedding Bartender Success Stories

We pulled some success stories from other people who have hired a bartender for their event.

The team was everything we could’ve asked for and more. They were very professional and responsive to us when we first made contact with them, and on short notice they were able to work our event. The service and quality was exceptional. Everything we wanted in a bar service they provided, and they were great at interacting with our guests and becoming part of our party. They set up well before time and were ready to go when people arrived and continued to give great service throughout the party. And their clean up was quick and easy. An amazing service and an amazing team for a very good value. We will certainly use them again and highly recommend them! – Chase A.We had a great experience with them! Travis was super responsive by phone and email through the whole planning process, and our bartenders went above and beyond to take care of us on the wedding day. We brought our own glasses that we wanted to use, and the bartenders packed up everything in a way that made cleaning up after the event super easy. Highly recommend! – Megan P.[They] made our party such a HIT! They served premium liquors, cocktails & the service was AMAZING! They set up everything you need with no hassle! Will definitely book again in the future. – Karina Martinez

Party Planning and Hiring a Bartender: Your Guide for 2021 From Local Bartending School

Party planners and those hosting your own party, now you have all the right questions to ask, suggestions for communication, red flags, and hidden fees to watch out for. This guide brought to you by our team of mixologists, instructors, and bartender veterans at Local Bartending School should make your time a bit easier to navigate.

Making things even easier, you can hire LBS for your next event. Leave it to our professional staff who have been in this industry for decades to hand-select the best bartender for your party. Our name is trusted throughout the entire country! 

No matter where you are in the United States, Local Bartending School can make your event a success.

New Bartenders and Experienced Bartenders, Want to Start Serving at Weddings and Events?

Private events and event bartenders are well-sought after in the industry. 

If you’re a new bartender, Local Bartending School is the best place to learn how to bartend at events like weddings and holiday parties. LBS can get you certified anywhere in the United States. And with our job placement program, you’ll have a full-time career behind the bar.

Have some experience under your belt? Do you like to train others and share your craft? You can apply to teach bartending students at LBS! Between this, and the possibility of getting picked for huge events, you can make more money than normal side jobs.

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The Most Important Skills and Qualities You Need to be a Good Bartender

The Most Important Skills and Qualities You Need to be a Good Bartender

Part of learning how to be a good bartender is experiencing a few bad ones. Have you worked with someone like this or know a “bad” bartender?

I’m willing to bet that the person in question can be rude, stand-offish, lazy, or even perhaps…. unhygienic.

Yep, with a few short, not-at-all helpful answers paired with a dirty look, and that bartender can totally ruin someone’s night out.

And as a budding bartender yourself, you’ll need to know the skills and qualities it takes to be one of the best bartenders. Why? Because you are the face of the business, earn your own living wages, and are the most important link between your establishment and its guests.

Even my fellow industry veterans can benefit from reading this article! Unless you’re perfect, then carry on!

Today, you’ll uncover the most important skills it takes to be the best bartender. Ready? Let’s dive in!

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Tipping Guidelines: When, Where, and How Much?

Tipping Guidelines: When, Where, and How Much?

As seasoned bartenders who teach new baby bartenders one bartending class at a time, we can tell you how good it feels when we see our tip jars filling up. So good, we might sing, ‘tip, tip, hurray!’

Global Payment Trendscollates tells us 4.4 million Americans rely on tips. So we know we’re not the only ones relying on gratuities to pay our bills. But as you’ll see, there are some people who are jumping on the no-tip bandwagon. How are service providers like us going to make it?!

So today, we’re going to talk all about tipping – tipping etiquette and general rules – basically an overall tipping guide.

And sure, Local Bartending School might typically focus on all things bar-related but we’re passionate about bringing you the right information, so keep reading and you’ll be a Gratuity Master in no time.

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Tips and Tricks for Your First Bartending Job

Tips and Tricks for Your First Bartending Job

So you have your first official shift as a bartender coming up soon and you have a million questions running through your head. We get it–been there, done that! Your very first shift can be nerve-wracking, overwhelming, and you’ll probably walk out with sore feet.
Though we can’t be there to rub your footsies when you finally get home (take some aspirin, that’ll help!), we can give you some tips and tricks before you head in.
These are tricks I wish someone would have told me to have on my radar before I went in for my first shift.
But before we go any further, you might be wondering who the heck we are to be dishing out bartending advice. Well, I’m with Local Bartending School and between myself, the instructors, and a team of professional mixologists, we’ve used our years of experience behind the bar, in management, and university studies to collect the top 10 most essential things we think you need to know for your first day bartending.
So grab your notebook, something to write with, and allow us to tell you a few things that will help your first day behind the bar go as smooth as the Tennessee whiskey you’ll be pouring.

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Top Bartending Rules to Never Forget

Top Bartending Rules to Never Forget

You have a lot of choices when it comes to your job or life-long career. One of the most exciting and entertaining careers you can choose to pursue is bartending!

“A bartender is just a pharmacist with a limited inventory.”

Albert Einstein

There are countless career opportunities out there for well-trained bartenders once they complete bartending school. Once you master the technical, or hard, skills, there are certain unspoken rules that you won’t want to forget. Especially if you want to spend more than six months making alcoholic beverages.

Our team at Local Bartending School has made it our mission to get you ready for life as bartenders or mixologists.

So, mini-mixologists memorize these top 6 bartending rules and never forget them. Let’s get started!

Bartending Rule 1: Always Keep Your Bartop Happy

The first thing you need to consider when bartending for the first time is: keeping the customer happy is very important.

To start, make sure that you have all of the mixology tools that you’ll need for the day clean and ready. Make sure people at least get what they came for in a timely manner and that you’re serving alcohol in a clean glass.

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Then, you can start to tailor your service for their visit. People go to the bar for all sorts of things, even to grieve. Are they celebrating? Say congrats and offer a champagne toast! Is it a romantic date? It’s probably best to make yourself available but not talk too much.

I like to think of tailoring your service as acting like a chameleon. You want to blend in with your guest’s energy and vibration; it makes them feel comfortable with you! Always follow your establishment’s steps of service and have your own personality but blend in with your bartop.

When your customers are content, cozy, and at ease, the more money you ultimately make off of tips! The more money you make in gratuity, the more you’ll love to bartend!

Main Takeaway: Have the right tools ready to make alcoholic beverages and adjust your style of service to each guest.

Bartending Rule 2: Keep it Professional (Or Say Bye to your Bartending License!)

You need to remember that you are at a job and not a party, so be sure to keep it professional and match your bar’s culture.

Most importantly, don’t give away free cocktails just to be cool or make extra money. The bar owner (aka your boss!) is looking to turn a profit and does not want all of their money going down your bartop’s throat. Plus, you’ll probably kiss your bartending license goodbye.

You can serve alcohol and have fun with your regulars–we’re not saying to be stiff. Just keep it professional. And don’t drink on the job and break the law (yes, there are alcohol laws). You’ll be fired faster before you make any of that tip money you’ve been hearing about.

Bartending Rule 3: Remember Mixologists are Always On Stage

You are the center of attention when you’re behind the bar. A great way to remember this is to pretend you’re on stage!

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Watch your body movements (don’t touch your hair or nose!), stay engaging, and remember to have fun!

The last thing that people want to see is a bartender with a bad attitude. Your bartop will see you as negative and lazy. And their tips will reflect that! Stay busy, upbeat, and available and you’ll make 20% (probably more if you use aesthetic garnishes on your alcoholic beverages!) with every check.

Bartender Tip: You might also talk to more experienced bartenders to see what kind of rules they live by. You’d be surprised at all the things we pick up along at our countless bartending jobs.

Follow these 3 first rules and you’ll be able to have a long and successful career in the bartending industry. You’ll make crazy, good money wherever you work.

Bartending Rule 4: Stay Patient and Available

This goes for your bartop, coworkers, and even yourself. Be patient with yourself because you won’t become this amazing mixologist overnight–all good things take time. Like a good whiskey in a Whisky Sour.

Plus, you’ll want to be available not only for your bartop but for your entire team! When you’re just starting out behind the bar, you’ve got to prove yourself. The more you’re available to fill in during a call-off, to burn the ice well in the middle of the rush, or run food for the chef the better!

Your supervisors and veteran bartenders will start to trust you with more and more, and soon you’ll be handing that whole bartop solo.

Bartending Rule 5: Read Your Guest

In the hospitality industry, you might hear the phrase, “read your guest’. This means, to pay attention to facial cues, body language, tone of voice, and the physical environment around them.

Is the table dirty with tons of napkins and your guest is staring at you? They probably want you to come clean up, or pre-bus if your bar serves food.

Are they hardly touching the drink you just made them? They might like it, but don’t have the heart to tell you. Just ask!

You’ll get to know how people act and be able to predict what it is they need next. This is exactly how veteran bartenders and mixologists hone their service and make a ton of money from tips.

Bartending Rule 6: Work as a Team

Both standalone and restaurant bars have a lot of moving parts that all piece together to provide one magnificent service: food and drinks! From the host to the barback, all the way up to the bar owner, every single person is a necessary component.

You’re one part of that bigger picture.

And you’ll need to remember that. Always keep it in the back of your head that you’re not working as an individual, but as one cohesive team. Ditch any old notions of “that’s not my job” or “they’re not my guest”. (That’s super annoying actually, and you’ll definitely have a shorter bartending career than your peers).

Moral of the story, if you have an individualistic attitude behind the bar, you’ll quickly realize that this industry is not for you.

Jot These Down, and Don’t Ever Forget Them!

You now have six whole rules that I wish someone would have told me when I first started my bartender journey.

Honestly, I’ve kept these secrets close to my heart for so long! (Twelve years’ worth of hospitality industry knowledge if we’re counting.)

But it’s finally time I share everything with you people! Training programs don’t always teach things like reading the guest, staying available and professional, and acting as if you were a performer on stage.

I’m confident that if you keep these handy rules in mind, you’ll live long and prosperous in the world of bartending and hospitality industry.

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So, are you in the United States or Canada and want to become a bartender? Enroll at Local Bartending School for 1-on-1 alcohol training and other bartending courses!

From New York to California, we have an instructor ready to get you your bartender certification and so much more!

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What You Really Need to Know About Bartending Certifications and Licenses

What You Really Need to Know About Bartending Certifications and Licenses

Whenever we talk to folks who are just starting out in their bartending job (both with experience and without!), we always hear the same questions.

Some of the questions we receive all the time revolve around bartending licenses, bartender certifications, and bartending courses.

“Do you really need a certificate or license?” or “How long does it take?”

Even if you’re a seasoned bartender, you might consider enrolling to earn your license or certificate and still have a burning list of questions.

No matter what brings you here, in this post you’ll learn the difference between a bartending license and bartender certification, find out where you can obtain either one and even we’ll even cover the most frequently asked questions asked by readers just like you.

So grab a drink in that fancy glassware you never get to use, and let’s get started!

What is a Bartender License?

Simply put, a bartender license is either what you receive after course completion or what’s required of you by law to bartend.

What is a Bartender Certification?

Usually, local ordinances are in effect that will ask you to obtain the correct documents to bartend. This term is sometimes used to describe the document (or certificate) you earn when you enroll and eventually graduate from bartending school.

Even if you’ve been behind the bar for a while and can do all sorts of impressive, cool tricks, you’ll still need to get the basic documentation that’s required of you by law.

What’s the difference between a bartending license and a certificate?

I’m going to give you a little hint: there’s no difference! These two terms are used interchangeably. Why? Essentially, at a national level, there isn’t a standard document or training program required to be a bartender. It’s up to local laws and ordinances, which can make the terminology a little hard to pin down.

Just ask yourself what you need to legally bartend and you’ll be set!

Your future employer might ensure you have your ducks in a row (and sometimes cover the cost of training), but don’t rely on them! If you’re in the process of job hunting and already have the skills necessary, you can start earning cash more quickly by having all the legal things already taken care of so you can start tending the bar right away.

Answering Your Bartending School Frequently Asked Questions

How do you get certified in bartending?

Quite easily, actually! Enroll in a bartending school, do the coursework, and viola–you’re certified. Another route is to identify exactly what your county or local laws are and follow those guidelines. Typically, it’s a responsible alcohol server permit but can be highly variable from place to place.

How long does it take to get a bartending certificate?

Anywhere from two to 40 hours! Just following local laws? You’re probably more toward the two-hour mark. For those of you going in-depth and taking the wise way of school, you’ll be looking at that 40 hours.

What do you need to get certified as a bartender?

You’ll usually need a government-issued ID, but make sure to triple-check local laws!

Can you get your bartending license only?

Now that we know that a bartender certificate is the same thing as a license, we know that we can get away with either one to serve alcoholic beverages! Just be sure to follow all local laws and that’s what’s required at a minimum.

How much does certification training cost?

Obtaining the documentation from a certification course that you need to serve alcohol can run you a bill that is highly variable and depends on where you’re located, where you’ll be attending, and how much experience you have.

We’ve ranked training courses from inexpensive to expensive.

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Where You Can Get Your Alcohol Server Certification

The minimum age to become a bartender in New York is 18. However, state law requires drinkers to be 21.

The best part about being a bartender in NYC is the leniency in its alcoholic laws. Alcohol cannot be consumed only from 4:00 am to 8:00 am, but the rest of the day is all yours to visit any pub or bar you want.

All you have to do is get the required training with the help of Local Bartending School and pass the exam to get your certificate. The exam usually only takes about 30 minutes!

Online New York Bartending Course Costs up to $8.99 – $399

Held once a month, the cost of this course is $149.00. Courses may be taken online. However, an in-person final exam will be followed by a proctor.

But with LBS, things are a little different! This top-ranked certification is valid throughout California. California accepts our online certification. The control board does not require a proctored exam, which means you don’t have to sit in front of a person to take the test. The test will take about half an hour. Additional proctoring fees apply. These fees are not included in the cost of the course.

Within California, the legal age to consume alcoholic beverages is 21. California state law requires all bars to close by 2:00 AM. (Some municipalities require an earlier closing.)

The cost for a course in Nevada ranges from $8.99 to $399.99. Even if you earn your certification with Local Bartending School, you’ll still need to take a proctored exam.

The test takes almost 30 minutes and there is a fee for this exam. The training is so extensive that the students actually get to sit at the bars where the qualified instructors show how to prepare all kinds of drinks and beverages so that they practically learn it.

To become a licensed bartender, you’ll need to be at least 18 years of age.

All you have to do is register for your course, take the required training and pass the examination to get a certificate. LBS offers training online, in a class, and in-person according to what suits you the most. There is no restriction or rules except for the age criteria in Florida, plus LBS is the most authentic and state-accredited institution to get a license in the United States.

Our professionals can come to you at home (whether you’re in Michigan, New Jersey, or New Mexico!), or show can easily you the swing of things at one of our locations on-premise. Just click here to ask about what’s available near you, and when!

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The Main Difference Between In-Person Bartending Schools and Online Bartending Schools

Bartending school that’s held in person is typically way more expensive! You can get certified online and it’s usually cheaper.

But be careful! There are some well-known risks to choosing the wrong bartending school.

First, you could miss out on a lot of hands-on experience. Plus, a cheap online bartending school typically means a cheap-looking certification. Don’t think your potential boss won’t notice! They will.

So if you want a good place to learn the ins and outs of bartending (and I mean all of them), check out Local Bartending School!

You’ll learn:

Over 200 drink recipes, ranging from basic to bougieHow to prepare and memorize several cocktails, quickly & easilyThe best ways to cut fruit, garnishes, & decorations for specialty, hand-crafted crafted cocktailsHow to set up and maintain a clean & efficient bar workstation

Not to mention, bar owners and hiring managers perceive Local Bartending School with high value! Once you’re done with your jam-packed course at LBS and have your certification in hand, you’ll be able to find your dream bar job in no time.

Did You Know? A Certification from Local Bartending School Works in All States!

Yup, you read that right. Local Bartending School is the only school that will certify you in all states. All through one, single hands-on course!

Planning a move to a new place that’s out of state? No problem. The team at LBS will officially register your certification to your new state. Welcome home!

We should note, however, that some states may require you to pay a fee and even take a live proctored exam (looking at you, Nevada, Colorado, Rhode Island, Alaska, Maryland, and Tennesee). But looking on the bright side, you won’t need to retake the course all over again.

A Local Alcohol Server Training Program For You!

Whether you’re on your way to becoming a professional bartender or just here for the responsible serving of alcohol, our team at Local Bartending School is ready to be your trusted training provider. For more information or to just get ahold of someone, click here. You can easily reach one of our instructors who are ready to get you certified and earning money!

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