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Los Angeles, Hollywood, Sacramento, Riverside, Thousand Oaks and Santa Monica

cailforniaThank you for inquiring about our listings of bartending schools in California. Bartending in California is a tough career to break into without prior experience or training at a professional school. Bartending in California can be a lucrative full or part-time job. If you want to begin work in a neighborhood pub, an upscale business hotel or one of the country's hottest nightclubs, you need to have the proper training before applying for that job.

Bar managers throughout California receive many applications every week from people with no experience or training who want to break in the bar and restaurant industry. Those applications usually end up in the trash or are offered jobs as hosting and wait staff. Bartenders in California can earn $300 to $800 a night in tips and have a great time doing it! Thinking you can get that bartending job without training or experience is a mistake. Take the next step toward your new bartending career and request information from one of the great bartending schools below.

We have listed bartending school locations in Oxnard, Los Angeles, Hollywood, Lakewood, Orange County, Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks, Thousand Oaks, Riverside, and Inland Empire,California. The California bartending schools below are campuses that we are familiar with and have met our standards to be on the Best Bartending School website.

Canyon Country

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University of Mixology - Canyon Country Location
18348 Soledad Canyon Road. 91387
Canyon Country, California
719-578-5777 or 1 800 BARTEND

Our 40-hour course is taught only by professionals with many years of experience in the bartending business. In a classroom set up like an actual bar, students learn about liquor classification, bar equipment, customer service, how to make over 200 drinks, and much more.


Santa Rosa

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Bartenders School Of Santa Rosa
1050 Hopper Ave., Building 7A
Santa Rosa, California 95403
690-523-1611

The Bartenders' School of Santa Rosa has been training professional, qualified bartenders since 1978 when the school was founded by John and Nanci Burton.


 

Oxnard

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International Bartenders School
4255 E. Main St. #17
Ventura, California 93003
805-477-0760

Our Oxnard bartending school serves Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. We train bartenders from Oxnard, Simi Valley, Moorpark, Montecito, Thousand Oaks and San Luis Opisbo. Day and night classes with job placement assistance


Riverside

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Riverside (Inland Empire) Bartending School
12702 Magnolia Ave. #3
Riverside, California 92503
1-866-WE MIX IT or 1-866-936-4948

Riverside Bartending School is one of our highest quality Bartending Schools maintaining the highest standards in the industry. With a 100-hour program that may be finished in as little as two weeks, our students are getting the jobs.


Thousand Oaks

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Thousand Oaks Bartending School
1487 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Suite A

Thousand Oaks, California 91362
805-497-0900

Our goal at National Bartending School of Thousand Oaks is to maintain the high standards of highly established National Bartending Schools throughout the US. To date we are proud of maintaining over a 90% graduation to job placement rate, a percentage we hope to increase over 2015!


Orange

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National Bartenders School - Orange County
1819 East Chapman
Orange, California 92867
(714) 289-8600

Our Orange County Bartending School Campus is one of the most modern Bartending Schools in California. We feature friendly, professional bartending instructors whose goal is to train the best bartenders in Southern California.


Sherman Oaks

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National Bartenders School - Sherman Oaks
14418 Ventura Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, California 91423
(818) 783-0300

At our Sherman Oaks bartending school, we will teach you to build and present over 200 mixed drinks including recipe, garnish, glass ware, mixing method and presentation. Our bartending school graduates can easily average $20/hr or more.


Los Angeles

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National Bartenders School - Los Angeles
11957 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, California 90025
310-996-1377

Like all National Bartenders Bartending Schools, our Los Angeles, California campus produces some of California's best bartenders. Our school's graduates work in some of Southern California's hottest nightclubs, bars and hotels.


Lakewood

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National Bartenders School - Lakewood
11421 Carson St.
Lakewood, California 90715
562-402-0300

Like all National Bartenders Bartending Schools, our Lakewood, California campus produces some of California's best bartenders. Our Lakewood Bartending School Campus feature friendly instructors and a full time job placement staff.


Hollywood

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National Bartenders School - Hollywood
3460 Wilshire Blvd.
California 90010
213-380-3200

Our Hollywood Bartending School not only has a great location - we feature a modern school and friendly, professional, industry expert Bartending Instructors to match! We can train you to be a competent bartender in just two weeks.