$299 for a 35-Hour Bartending-Certificate Course at San Francisco School of Bartending ($625 Value)

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Experienced bartenders are capable of pulling off elaborate liquor bottle tricks, like juggling them or slamming one against the bar to make a loud noise. Raise the bar with this Groupon.

$299 for a 35-Hour Bartending-Certificate Course ($625 Value)

Bartenders learn 150 cocktail recipes as well as skills such as drink blending, bar setup, and garnish preparation in the 35-hour course, which culminates in a nationally recognized certificate. To augment classroom time, students can spend unlimited mini shifts behind the bar at a nightclub. The course includes a bartender manual, ongoing job-placement aid, and unlimited refresher courses. For more details and scheduling options, see the course page.

Though this merchant sometimes offers a discounted price online, this Groupon is still the best deal available.

San Francisco School of Bartending

Stepping behind the bar at a nightclub typically results in being escorted off the premises. For students of San Francisco School of Bartending, however, it often results in a job. The school complements its 35-hour bartender certification course with mini shifts at a nightclub, where students learn to manage a crowded bar without responding “no” to every order. In classroom sessions, meanwhile, students learn the tricks of the trade, such as how to set up a bar, blend drinks, and free pour. Beyond directly drink-related skills, they also learn to properly handle money and craft compelling resumés. The flexible class times accommodate all schedules, and graduates can return to the school for unlimited job-placement aid.

Reviews

This is an excellent program. Professional bartenders come in an teach the courses, and they have very high standards.

Jim H., 2/16/12
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    Downtown

    944 Market St.

    Suite 410

    San Francisco, California 94102

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In a Nutshell

The class covers topics such as drink blending, garnishes, and 150 drink recipes and includes hands-on practice in a nightclub

The Fine Print

Expires 180 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Reservation required. Classes must be used by same person. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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