San Francisco CA Bartending School

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  • Local Bartending School inSan Francisco, California
  • Successfully operating since 2011
  • 512 certified master bartender instructors
  • 4568 LBS students for the last 3 months

San Francisco 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 San Francisco, California welcomes you!

Becoming a bartender in San Francisco, California is an exciting and rewarding career choice. With a population of over 800,000 in the city and a bustling metropolitan area, there is a high demand for skilled bartenders. Popular neighborhoods like the Mission District, North Beach, and Union Square are hubs for bars, restaurants, and clubs, providing ample job opportunities. San Francisco is home to a vast number of bars and restaurants, making it a vibrant cocktail scene.

Moreover, California's stringent bartending certification requirements ensure that you receive comprehensive training, preparing you for a successful career in mixology. After certification, you can not only work in bars and clubs but also seize lucrative opportunities as a premium bartender at private events and weddings, enhancing your income and skill set.

LBS has 4568 of graduates working in the state of California.

Number of LBS students working in CALIFORNIA Bars: 4358

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

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 San Francisco. Customised private lessons and group classes for the residents of Chinatown, Mission District, SoMa (South of Market), Tenderloin, Sunset District, Nob Hill, Haight-Ashbury, Richmond District, Marina District, and Potrero Hill.

Legal Age Requirements:

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


    • The Ultimate Bartending Program with workbook (takes you from beginner to advanced ). You will learn the art of crafting iconic San Francisco cocktails like the classic Pisco Punch and the renowned Mai Tai, along with mastering the use of fresh, locally sourced ingredients that are central to California's cocktail culture.


Best bars in San Francisco, California

Smuggler's Cove
650 Gough St, San Francisco, CA 94102, United States
Ratings : 4.6
The Page
298 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117, United States
Ratings : 4.4
482 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94102, United States
Ratings : 4.3
3200 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103, United States
Ratings : 4.4
The Madrigal
100 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102, United States
Ratings : 4.4

School Details :

Next bartending class in the center of San Francisco is starting Tuesday July 23
In-personal bartending lessons are available 7 days a week, LBS students can choose the schedule!

Local Bartending School of San Francisco helps bartenders live their dream. Due to exclusive Job Assistance, LBS graduates are working in the best bars and clubs like Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar (950 Mason St), The Cellar (685 Sutter St.), Temple Nightclub (540 Howard St), and Bourbon & Branch (501 Jones St). Our Bartending School is passionate about our desire to teach 1-on-1 and customized lessons to all ages and abilities. We can help you start being a bartender starting next month!

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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.

The most popular venues we serve include:

  • The Winery SF (30 Avenue G, San Francisco, CA 94130) - nestled on scenic Treasure Island, The Winery SF offers breathtaking views of the Bay Area and a picturesque setting for weddings with its vineyard and barrel room.
  • Asian Art Museum (200 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102) - museum provides an elegant and culturally rich backdrop for events, with its stunning architecture and world-class collection.
  • The Pearl (601 19th St, San Francisco, CA 94107) - a historic venue in the Dogpatch neighborhood, The Pearl blends industrial-chic design with modern amenities, making it perfect for stylish events.
  • The Bently Reserve (301 Battery St, San Francisco, CA 94111) - housed in a beautiful historic bank building, The Bently Reserve offers a grand and sophisticated setting for weddings and corporate gatherings in the Financial District.

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