The Portland Bartending Academy has been training bartenders in the Northwest since 1974. Our students are trained by our experienced instructors behind a fully-equipped bar to gain the knowledge and technical skills needed to become a professional bartender.
Our instructors are licensed and approved through the State of Oregon Department of Education. In almost 40 years, we have placed thousands of graduates in some of Portland's finest establishments, from upscale restaurants and hotels to local pubs and sporting venues to private parties.
Whether you are a college student, graduate, retiree, unemployed, or would simply like to earn extra cash, bartending school is perfect for you! It can be a very fun and rewarding career.
In as little as two weeks, you will enjoy learning everything you need to know about bartending, including opening and closing the bar, proper mixing and pouring methods, speed techniques, over 150 of the most popular drink and shooter recipes, customer service, product knowledge and alcohol awareness safety training. We offer day and evening classes, as well as weekend classes every 3rd month, to accommodate your busy schedule.
Once you have graduated, our job placement office will work hard to assist you in finding the bartending job that suits your personality. You can be earning good money within a day or two of graduation!
Call us now for more information on getting started with an exciting new career!
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