Over the past 3 years, The Professional Bartending Academy has experienced many changes to it’s curriculum and staff to become industry leaders in the Richmond bar scene. Modifications to the classroom, syllabus, and job placement assistance have made The Professional Bartending Academy an excellent route for new bartenders to learn the in’s and out’s of bartending. Since the change of ownership in 2010, The Professional Bartending Academy has received multiple awards from Professional Bartending Schools of America including New School of the Year Award in 2010 and most recently the 2012 Contribution Award!
With over 20 years of bartending experience on staff, Richmond’s premier bartending school teaches students hands-on how to bartend in any bar atmosphere. While attending our hands-on bartending class, you will learn how to make the most POPULAR and classical drinks called in the bars today! Whether you’re looking to make some extra cash on weekends, start bartending full time, or just want take the class for fun, we can help you get started immediately!
Classes are held in a realistic bar atmosphere to prepare students for the real deal! Speed drills, mixology techniques, and Virginia alcohol laws are just a few of the many topics covered in class. As Virginia’s centrally located bartending school, we have taught students across the state including Fredericksburg, Charlottesville, Blacksburg, Lynchburg, Petersburg, Glen Allen, Midlothian, Tappahanock, Arlington, Culpepper, Hampton Roads, Newport News and Virginia Beach.
If this is something you are seriously considering, we encourage all prospective students to call us or fill out the contact us form. Bars, restaurants, hotels, and nightclubs are continually demanding bartenders and the public isn’t going to stop drinking! To get started in an upcoming bartending class, it is only $100 to reserve your seat. Bartending classes are limited to 10 students per class and only available twice a month!