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Tomorrow, April 14 5:30pm Rums of Puerto Rico will be back at our school - all current & former students are welcome! Free gifts!
#ItsRumTime! 
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The reviews of these pre-batched cocktails worth buying? via @Eater http://www.eater.com/drinks/2015/4/9/8327063/taste-test-bottled-cocktails
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Thursday April 9 5:30pm @RumsofPR will be back at our school - all current and former students are welcome! Free gifts!
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Finally... the Art Institute of Chicago explains the true 'art' of pouring a Guinness http://www.chicagonow.com/show-me-chicago/2015/04/the-art-institute-of-chicago-addresses-the-art-of-pouring-guinness/
The Monday morning after the Cubs home opener seems like an appropriate time to address the art of beer, in particular, the art of pouring a Guinness. The Art Institute of Chicago, who is offering $6 pints of Guinness in conjunction with their “Ireland: Crossroads of Art and Design, 1690-1840″, has put together a primer... <a href="http://www.chicagonow.com/show-me-chicago/2015/04/the-art-institute-of-chicago-addresses-the-art-of-pouring-guinness...
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Take a look at which cocktails get mentioned most often in a number of cities.
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Today you are in for a new approach to becoming a bartender in NYC.

We've got your 15 Steps for Becoming a Bartender in NYC:
1. Create a Business Card
2. Create and Eye-Catching Resume
3. Research job potentials
4. Identify your main targets
5. Identify Your 'Middle' targets
6. List out your 'Never in a Million Years' jobs
7. Find Under the Radar job venues  - we've got a bunch!
8. Go to bartending school
9. Use the chameleon technique
10. Look prepared!
11. Be persistent - Go to at least 10 bars per night!
12. FOLLOW UP
13. Follow Through
14. Show up with Tools for Success
15. Remember your top 25 drinks...
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A blind taste test of 116 IPAs determines the best #beer! http://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2015/04/blind-tasting-116-of-the-best-american-ipas-we-hav.html?a=1 via @pastemagazine
After weeks and weeks of tasting IPAs, we've chosen the absolute best out of 116 entries.
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It's #NATIONALBEERDAY - grab a beer and celebrate!
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#Beer popularity is on the way down according to the @WSJ ! http://blogs.wsj.com/numbers/anatomy-of-american-alcohol-consumption-1522/
Americans are drinking less beer, but more wine and spirits, according to data from Euromonitor International.
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Listen up! Thursday, April 9 @ 5:30pm Rums of Puerto Rico will be back at our school for a free presentation- all current and former students are welcome! Free gifts and tasting!
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252 W 29th St New York, NY 10001
252 West 29th StreetUSNew YorkNew York10001
(212) 594-8560barschool.com
Bartending SchoolToday 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am – 10:00 pmTuesday 9:00 am – 10:00 pmWednesday 9:00 am – 10:00 pmThursday 9:00 am – 10:00 pmFriday 9:00 am – 10:00 pmSaturday 9:00 am – 10:00 pmSunday 9:00 am – 10:00 pm

American Bartenders School is the nation’s oldest and largest bartending school. Graduates can enjoy our free job placement service and access to our database regularly contains job leads and is updated daily. 


Our vast network of over 1,000 bars and establishments ensures that graduates have the most job opportunities compared to graduates of other bartending schools. In addition, graduates can come back at any time for a free refresher course.


American Bartenders School is licensed by the State Education Department and accredited by the Better Business Bureau. 

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A Google User
3 years ago
Easy Breezy! I was SO nervous to learn a new skill, especially since I did administrative work for so many years. However, I must say that Howard and Joe are primo instructors! I felt completely confident and comfortable with what I have learned to land myself a great bartending job at an upscale restaurant in the city. I could not be happier with the training and job placement help that I received here! I Amos glad I did my homework and chose the RIGHT place.
A Google User
4 years ago
I WENT FOR THE "FREE SESSION" THEY MENTIONED AND GOT HARASSED VERBALLY. THEY WILL NOT TAKE NO FOR AN ANSWER AND WHEN YOU GET THERE THEY WILL ACT REALLY NICE AT FIRST AND THEN NOT LET YOU LEAVE THE ROOM UNTIL YOU SIGN THEIR CONTRACT. AND THEY WON'T TELL YOU THIS OVER THE PHONE, BUT THE CLASS IS $900.00!! UNLESS YOU ARE PREPARED TO FIGHT AND I MEAN FIGHTTTTT, DO NOT GO DOWN TO THIS SCHOOL! THEY WILL HARASS YOU! ALL THESE POSITIVE POSTS ON HERE ARE BULL THAT WAS POSTED BY THEIR PEOPLE. SO TRUST ME, FIND ANOTHER SCHOOL!! DO NOT GO TO THIS ONE!
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A Google User
5 years ago
I contacted ABS for information about their courses. After many days of research and asking around, I decided to attend to NY Bartending School. Even after I told ABS I wasnt gonna attend they still kept on calling and being rude over the phone. NY Bartending School has a better track record. Be very careful, do ur research, after all is ur money.
A Google User
2 years ago
I agree with TheTruthHurts...I paid $895 and everything else is right on the money. The response from the owner is 100 percent full of crap and so is the whole school. AVOID!
A Google User
3 years ago
The classes themselves are worth while in the sense that you do learn numerous drink recipes as well as tricks for improving your speed. My instructor was a nice and knowledgeable guy and obviously had experience in bartending. However, and this was the most important part, I went to this school because I believed what they told me about their ability to place me in a bartending job immediately. This was a complete lie. Do not be fooled. These people will not get you a job. Obviously being in business for 40 some odd years, they have had some students here and there who successfully land jobs right out of school, but that is a thing of the past as far as my experience with them goes. They give you a booklet with "tips" on how to get a job and how to respond to want ads for jobs. If you do not already have 2 years+ experience working as a bartender in NYC, do not waste your money.
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A Google User
3 years ago
I went in today for a visit and the receptionist was rude. She said my appointment would be with Anthony. Anthony comes to the waiting area and was just as rude. He made huffing and sighing noises while I filled out the questionaire, so I left a few areas blank in an attempt to move things along for him. When I gave it to him he shook his head and walked away. when he get down the hall he proceeds to tell me how he's upset that I didn't complete the questionaire. So I asked for it and when he gave it to me I walked towards the door. He yells out 'Good, and don't come back'. I'm offended on so many levels. One, because I'm 40+ yo and he's trying to treat me like a child; and two, it's my money I'm spending, no one elses so treat my like you actually want my business. They are very unprofessional,it's a horrible disgrace.
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A Google User
5 years ago
What you pay for is entertainment given the fact that the instructors are funny and charming... I was sketchy about the pressure sale but I needed extra money so I decided to go along with it... But for $1000, I'd do better buying a $30 book on how to bartend... I "studied" there in the summer of '08 and have been looking for a job ever since.. I've gone to the places that they put on there "Bartending Lead" site... But almost everytime I go the owner or manager says, "I'm not looking for anybody" in a "not again" sounding voice.... And I was checking daily and making my rounds daily.. So it's not like I was waiting around for something to happen. I was proactive, and consistent for about 9 months before I realized that I wasted my time, money, and patience. They don't provide the T.I.P.S. certification and I've been asked for that on various occasions. Bottom line: Go somewhere they provide the TIPS cert and give you the price of the class upfront. Because this place is just a hustle and I've been had.
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A Google User
5 years ago
This school sucks. I haven't been and i don't want to for the simple fact that a rep from the school has been calling me for the past week last time she called she said "be sure to call me back!".lol. NO but seriously, they don't want to give a price over the phone, what type of crap is that? Thats all i needed. O and then she wanted my house AND cell phone number after i gave her my cell (bad move, i now know)...for what? ugh...NEXT