Earn $20 to $40 per hour as a professional bartender!

Bartending is a lifelong skill that can be applied both part time and full time to earn an excellent living. At the Chicago Bartending Schools, you learn in a professional bartending environment to master the skills only our experience can offer. We maintain fully staffed, established, convenient Illinois bartending school locations near you.

Our Chicago Bartending School graduates get jobs!

Promo_Block2.jpg All graduates seriously seeking Bartending Careers are placed in jobs using our LIFETIME, UNLIMITED "PERSONALIZED" JOB PLACEMENT ASSISTANCE. Our dedicated staff of placement professionals provides personal telephone interview coaching, an extensive database of active online job listings available 7/24, and our 7/24 Job Placement hotline. We focus on success for our Chicago Bartending School graduates.

Since 1951 - We have owned the Chicago bartending education market. We are locally owned and staffed, we are not a franchise location!

Become a bartender in 1 to 2 weeks!

We have successfully educated more than 100,000 students in the Chicago metropolitan area; we know this market better than anyone else. Many of our graduates are now the managers of major local establishments and they know the value of our training. Our programs are based on proven techniques to help you master the skills you will need to be productive on your first day of work.

  • Alcohol Awareness (BASSET) certificate program licensed by the Illinois Department of Alcohol and Substance Abuse.
  • Unlimited Personalized Job Placement Assistance
  • Guaranteed Learning
  • 24/7 Job Placement HOTLINE
  • Nationwide Placement Assistance - 96 locations Coast-to-Coast
  • FREE Lifetime Refresher Courses

Flexible Bartending School class schedules

Already have a job, or other personal commitments? Our counselors are experts at creating a schedule that can meet the needs of almost any student. Morning, afternoon, evening, weekends, or part time. Our team is dedicated to help you succeed.

50% Military Discount with valid Military ID

We have issued more than 1,000 Military Discounts since 9/11/2001!


In Illinois 708-891-3301

In Indiana & Wisconsin 1-800-99-BARTEND

In California-New York-New Jersey 1-800-532-9222

Caution_Banner.jpg We have provided hands-on bartending education for over 60 years. Thousands of our graduates have trusted us to help them prepare for real world bartending positions. Don't be fooled; our hands-on education programs far exceed what others offer! Don't just read a book, or sit in a conference room; join us to learn what it really takes to do the job!