Like hearts, martini glasses are fragile, full of goodness, and frequently broken. Learn how to live life to the brim with this Groupon.
- $199 for one 40-hour bartending-certification course ($499 value)
Alternatively, 40-hour bartending-certification courses give students behind-the-bar training, personalized attention, an internship through an established staffing agency, and lifetime job-placement assistance. Training can be completed in one or two weeks, and classes are given in English and Spanish.
Elitte Bartending School
The only thing Elitte Bartending School takes more seriously than pouring beer and mixing drinks is having fun while doing it. The company offers a variety of classes to its current students at discounted rates, including sessions about mixing traditional and trendy cocktails, the basics of beer and wine, and the secret tips and tricks used for flair bartending. Classes at Elitte Bartending School are held in English and Spanish, and run through every aspect of running a bar, either in your home or professionally. The school is co-owned by a pair of state-licensed teachers and approved through the Illinois Board of Education. The teachers, all experienced barkeeps, can provide real-world insight into tending a bar and can help each student hone their resume and job-hunting techniques. The 40-hour program grants a career-boosting Basset certification that will show bar owners you're a pro. The class schedule includes a convenient assortment of morning, afternoon, and evening sessions.