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Local Bartending School of Texas welcomes you!

Bartending in Texas is a dynamic and lucrative career choice, attracting both newcomers and career changers. With a surge in the hospitality sector, the state has witnessed a remarkable increase in the number of bars, restaurants, and clubs over the last 15 months, creating abundant opportunities for aspiring bartenders.

Texas boasts a rich history of bartending deeply intertwined with its diverse drinking culture. Cities like Austin, Houston, and Dallas stand out as prime locations, offering bartenders a chance to showcase their skills and make a substantial income. The tipping culture in Texas is renowned for its generosity, reflecting the state's friendly and hospitable spirit.

Engaging in events like the South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin or major sports gatherings provides bartenders with additional earning potential. Popular tourist destinations such as San Antonio's River Walk or the vibrant nightlife in Houston contribute to increased opportunities for bartenders to maximize their income.

Mastering iconic Texan cocktails like the Margarita or the Texas Tea adds a local touch, making bartending not only financially rewarding but culturally enriching in the Lone Star State.

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

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 Texas.

Legal Age Requirements:

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

The Texas course can take from 2 hours to 7 days.

    • The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) investigates and processes applications for all phases of the alcoholic beverage industry. The division must ensure that each applicant qualifies to hold such license/permit and adheres to all applicable regulatory requirements.

The TABC Exam Takes 30 Minutes

    • Your best resource when applying for a new license or permit is your local TABC office. Different cities of the state have different age limits for a person to become a bartender.
    • The course will provide you with necessary training to work in a bar including spotting someone who has had too much to drink, how to properly check for IDs the liabilities of the server.


Best bars in 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 Texas is starting Tuesday July 23
In-personal bartending lessons are available 7 days a week, LBS students can choose the schedule!

Bartending School of Texas was founded to help bartenders start a successful career. Our teachers are ready to teach 1-on-1 and customized lessons to all ages and abilities.

TABC handles all the certification once you are done with your course.
  • Telephone: (512) 206-3333
  • Website:https://www.tabc.texas.gov/
  • The cost of certification in Texas through this online course is $8.99-399.

    Texas Bartending School


    Meet Chance Evan Mason, a 29-year-old from Longview, TX (75604), who, after a year as a junior bartender, decided to elevate his skills. Enrolling in the renowned '50 Hour Certification Gold Course' at Local Bartending School, he dove into the world of Mixology and Bar Management.
    Guided by the expert hands of instructor Michael, Chance not only learned the intricacies of mixology and popular Texas drinks (including Texas Mule and Ranch Water), but also had the unique opportunity to observe and participate in a private party – making his education truly exceptional!

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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.

    Choose your Certification Option:

  • Our Texas Online Bartending Certification Course.
  • Join a group or one of our bartending classes
  • Hire Our 1-on-1 Bar Instructors to Train & Certify you Quick & Easy!
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