Minneapolis MN Bartending School

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

  • Local Bartending School inMinneapolis, Minnesota
  • Successfully operating since 2011
  • 512 certified master bartender instructors
  • 4374 LBS students for the last 3 months

Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis, Minnesota welcomes you!

Becoming a bartender in Minneapolis, Minnesota, presents a promising option for both newcomers and career changers. The city boasts a robust population and a thriving tourism industry, ensuring a consistent demand for skilled bartenders year-round. Neighborhoods like Downtown Minneapolis, Uptown, and Northeast Minneapolis are renowned for their vibrant nightlife, offering numerous bars, clubs, and restaurants, making them hotspots for bartending opportunities.

Minneapolis also embraces a flourishing culinary scene, with a growing number of bars and restaurants, creating diverse employment prospects for bartenders. Beyond traditional bars and clubs, bartenders can tap into the thriving local wedding and event industry, providing bartending services at private parties and gatherings.

The city's reputation for its hospitality culture and appreciation for craft cocktails ensures that good bartenders can earn a competitive income through tips. Whether you're seeking an entry-level position or a career change, bartending in Minneapolis offers the chance to be part of a dynamic, ever-evolving industry in a city celebrated for its entertainment and culinary delights.

LBS has 4374 of graduates working in the state of Minnesota.

Number of LBS students working in Minnesota Bars: 4501

Average Friday night tips for LBS alumnus in Minnesota : $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 Minneapolis. Classes and lessons in Downtown Minneapolis, North Loop, Uptown, Northeast Minneapolis (Nordeast), Eden Prairie, Maple Grove, and South Minneapolis.

Age Requirements:

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

Course Curriculum:

    • A step-by-step Mastering Bartending Program includes a comprehensive workbook (takes you from beginner to advanced concepts). You will learn the art of mixing iconic Minneapolis cocktails, such as the "Bootleg" incorporating local favorites like Tattersall Distillery spirits, while mastering the use of fresh Minnesota-grown garnishes like wild berries and honeycrisp apples. Additionally, you'll acquire the essential skills and qualities needed to excel as a bartender, including efficient multitasking, exceptional customer service, and an understanding of the diverse preferences of Minnesota patrons.


Best bars in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Prohibition Bar
Speakeasy in the Sky, 821 S Marquette Ave 27th Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, United States
Ratings : 4.3
The Local - Minneapolis
931 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55402, United States
Ratings : 4.5
Brit's Pub
1110 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403, United States
Ratings : 4.5
Bunker's Music Bar & Grill
761 N Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55401, United States
Ratings : 4.5
The Corner Bar
1501 S Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454, United States
Ratings : 4.4

School Details :

Next bartending class in the center of Minneapolis is starting Wednesday May 29
In-personal bartending lessons are available 7 days a week, LBS students can choose the schedule!

LBS Bartending School of Minneapolis helps highly motivated students achieve their dreams. With the help of Job Placement assistance our graduates are working in the multiple bars and restaurants in Downtown Minneapolis - North Loop, Dinkytown, Uptown, West End - St. Louis Park, and Northeast Minneapolis. Our teachers are ready to teach 1-on-1 lessons to all ages and abilities.

Minneapolis, Minnesota Bartending School


🍹🌟 Cheers to Brianna Paul from Plymouth, MN 55447, our shining star mixologist! 🌟🍸
Brianna aced our "Gold Mixology/Certification Course" and learned the art of bartending from the best - with personalized, in-home training from our local bartending instructor. 🏡✨
From crafting killer cocktails to acing bartending interviews, she honed it all! 🍹🎉
Now, she's living the dream as a bartender at Olive Garden Italian Restaurant (12520 Elm Creek Blvd N, Maple Grove, MN) 🍝🥂.
Here's to Brianna - a true success story in the making! Video testimonial from Brianna is available below.

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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.

50+ venues we serve on your special day:

  • Nicollet Island Pavilion - 40 Power St, Minneapolis, MN 55401. Exchange vows against the scenic backdrop of the Mississippi River at Nicollet Island Pavilion, an iconic venue blending historic charm with modern elegance.
  • Aria Event Center - 105 N 1st St, Minneapolis, MN 55401. Step into the grandeur of Aria Event Center, a historic warehouse turned luxurious event space in the North Loop, where urban sophistication meets timeless design.
  • Minneapolis Institute of Art - 2400 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404. Celebrate amidst world-class art at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, offering a cultured setting with access to galleries and magnificent sculptures for a unique wedding or private event.
  • Gale Mansion - 2115 Stevens Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404. Experience classic elegance at the Gale Mansion, a historic Georgian Revival estate in the Whittier neighborhood, perfect for intimate gatherings and timeless weddings.
  • Leopold's Mississippi Gardens - 9500 W River Rd, Minneapolis, MN 55444. Enjoy a picturesque riverfront experience at Leopold's Mississippi Gardens, where lush gardens, modern amenities, and stunning water views create an unforgettable event venue.

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