Though it's a good way to connect with others and a fundamental part of living near train tracks, pouring one’s heart out to strangers is an unsustainable career. Learn a more employable pour with today’s Groupon: for $140, you get a 40-hour bartending course at Allstar Bartenders Training, with locations in Farmington, Kew Gardens, and Selden (a $350 value). Choose from the following one-week courses, offered at Allstar Bartenders Training venues:
• Monday, July 18–Friday, July 22 from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
• Monday, July 25–Friday, July 29 from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
• Monday, August 1–Friday, August 5 from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
• Monday, August 8–Friday, August 12 from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
• Monday, August 15–Friday, August 19 from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
• Monday, August 22–Friday, August 26 from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
• Monday, August 29–Friday, September 2 from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
At Allstar Bartenders Training, professional bartenders coach eager spirits from vaporous clouds into solid, New York State–licensed bartenders. Each five-day course encompasses the 40 hours of training necessary to obtain a license and start concocting cocktails as an expert. Arranged like a real cocktail lounge, Allstar Bartenders Training supplies all necessary equipment and more bottles than even the most long-winded kids can sing about recursively. The spirits specialists will impart a bevy of skills unto their alcohol apprentices, including functional tasks such as changing shifts and closing out, business-end necessities such as interview techniques, and the fun stuff like mixing cocktails, flipping bottles, and refusing service to sentient troll dolls. Upon graduation, all students will be supplied with an instructional workbook, a New York State bartending certification, free job placement services, and opportunities for free refresher courses.
Fully approved certification by the New York State Liquor Authority ATAP, 1-800-BARTEND educates students in the art and science of mixed-drink pouring and presentation an d the improtance of Abc Laws. Apprentice mixologists get acquainted with the functions of different bar tools while learning standardized cocktails should be shaken, stirred, or whisked using a handful of uncooked angel-hair pasta. 1-800-BARTEND's seasoned tenders aid students in memorizing the recipes, garnishes, and matching glassware of the most popular concoctions. The school's classrooms resemble mock cocktail lounges with ample shot glasses and jukeboxes, giving students a realistic setting to practice drink vending.