Class Schedule Times

Students are asked to choose one class time for the duration of the program. In the event of a missed class, Elite allows its students to make up a lesson in another class to ensure graduation.

Weekday Class Schedule

The Elite Bartending School Tampa Program is taught over a two week period and requires 40 hours of class time for graduation. Day Classes are held 11am-3pm and Evening Classes are 6pm-10pm, Monday – Friday  for 2 consecutive weeks. Your final examination will be scheduled on the following Monday.

Weekend Schedule

Elite Bartending School Tampa’s weekend is a great way for students who work, are in school or are just not available on weekdays to get certified in time for the upcoming busy season. Weekend classes allow students to get their certification at a comfortable pace while still dealing with busy everyday life. The weekend bartending class is taught on 5 consecutive Saturdays from 11am-7pm. Requires 40 hours of class time for graduation.

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LESSON 1

Monday /

(Weekend Class Week 1)

  • Attendance and Introductions

  • Getting familiar with the bar

  • Tools & Supplies

  • Opening Procedures

  • Methods of Pouring

  • Rocks & Highball Drinks
  • Drink Preparation & Terminology
  • Garnishes
  • Glassware
  • Closing Procedures
  • Free Pouring
  • Elite Drink List 1
  • Quiz #1

LESSON 2

Tuesday /

(Weekend Class Week 1)

  • Classification of Liquor

  • Types of Liquors and Liqueurs
  • Long Island Iced Teas
  • Pouring Drink Lists 1-2
  • Garnishes & Preparation
  • Making Mojitos
  • Quiz #2

LESSON 3

Wednesday /

(Weekend Class Week 2)

  • Cash Handling & Customer Service

  • Bartending Rules & Regulations
  • The Process of ID’ing & Fake ID’s
  • Blood Alcohol Consumption (BAC)
  • Shots & Shooters
  • Elite Drink List 3
  • Pouring Drink Lists 1-3
  • Quiz #3

LESSON 4

Thursday /

(Weekend Class Week 2)

  • Martinis

  • Manhattans & Rob Roys
  • Elite Drink List 4
  • Pouring Drink Lists 1-4
  • Wine & Champagne
  • Quiz #4

LESSON 5

Friday /

(Weekend Class Week 2)

  • Open Bar Day

LESSON 6

Monday /

(Weekend Class Week 3)

  • Practice Exams

  • Review Week 1
  • Review all Drinks
  • Review Practice Exams

LESSON 7

Tuesday /

(Weekend Class Week 3)

  • Bar Time

  • Frozen Drinks
  • Margaritas
  • Types of Beer
  • Wine & Champagne
  • Practice Practical Exams
  • Bar Time

LESSON 8

Wednesday /

(Weekend Class Week 4)

  • Mixology
  • Opening Wine and Champagne
  • Bar Time
  • Flair Class
  • Bar Time
  • Practice Exams and Course Review

LESSON 9

Thursday /

(Weekend Class Week 5)

  • Open Bar Day

LESSON 10

Friday /

(Weekend Class Week 5)

  • Final Examinations

  • Make-up Examinations
  • Resume Building

  • Graduation (Certification)

  • Student Job Forum Access