Pittsburgh Bartending School

Professional Bartending School of Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Bartending School opened its doors to the Public in 1978. Our school is independently owned and is licensed by the Pennsylvania Board of Private Licensed Schools.

Our goal is to provide superior training to students behind “real” bars with actual equipment. Our school has earned the reputation from our graduates and local employers as the best bartending school in the Pittsburgh area.

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Contact Pittsburgh Bartending School

2961 West Liberty Avenue, Suite 217
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15216

About Us

Our Pitsburgh facility offers 6 fully-operational bar stations. Our three licensed instructors have over 25 years experience in bartending.

As a student you will learn over 175 drinks with hands on training. Our students will also leave with training in customer service skills. We also offer a Bar Flair Course.

Our Pittsburgh bartending school also offers free refresher courses to keep you sharp. Our program is designed to educate you with or without previous bartending experience.

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Class Times
Day Classes
Monday - Friday
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Two weeks in length
Night Classes
Monday - Friday
6:00pm to 10:00pm
Two weeks in length
Weekend Classes
Saturday Only
10:00am to 6:00pm
Five weeks in length

Job Placement

Once you successfully complete the program you will receive certification as a professional mixologist and our lifetime local and national job placement. We also offer our graduates free refresher courses to keep them sharp. Our program is designed to educate you with or without previous bartending experience.

We are here to help you change your career, or to help you supplement your income. What better way to have fun, meet people, and become one of the best bartenders in Pittsburgh. So come join us and speak with one of our representatives about entering a new and exciting career in one of the most fun and in-demand careers in the world, the exciting career of bartending. We hope to see you soon.

Dawn Szerbin is our Job Placement Director for the Pittsburgh school. Dawn has been with our school for 7 years now. She works very hard to help each student find the jobs that they most desire. We are also proud to say that our school has maintained a 98% job placement rating for over 20 years now.

Dawn is responsible for maintaining a current list of job openings for our students. Bar managers and other managers regularly call the schools when they have openings for bartenders. In addition, our staff makes regular calls to bars, restaurants and nightclubs to help them meet their staffing needs. Our services are free to them and we all work very hard to help them meet their goals and needs.

The Professional Bartending Institute of Pittsburgh has placed many of our graduates in some of the most popular bars, nightclubs and restaurants in the Pittsburgh area.