Looking for a Bartending School in Washington, D.C.?

Looking for a Bartending School in Washington, D.C.?
Posted May 15th, 2010 at 5:49 pm

If you’re looking for a bartending school in Washington D.C., there are a few different ones to choose from.

If you live in Washington, D.C. or surrounding areas, like Silver Spring, Bethesda, Rockville, or Potomac, this article will help you learn what you need to do in order to turn that desire to become a bartender into a tangible reality.

Here’s What You Need to Do!

If you are serious about becoming a bartender in Washington, D.C., or even in Baltimore, you should start by identifying the ideal place you want to work – Is it a club, a bar, a pub, or maybe even a restaurant?  If you answered “yes,” keep reading.

Getting a job in these places seems easy, right?

Not always; sometimes getting that job as a bartender at “the best and most popular bar in town” isn’t as easy as just walking through the door.  In competitive areas, like DC, getting a bartending certification can help separate you from the other applicants.

I say this because bartending is a demanding position.

You’ll be working in a fast-paced, social environment that requires you to constantly be on your feet and moving around. Whether you are preparing for the evening crowd, stocking the liquor shelves, replenishing supplies, making drinks, or serving customers, you’re going to be moving.

And fast.

So if you really want to get into the bartending scene and reap all of the satisfying benefits of the job, you should find a way to get one leg up on your competition.

So, What Should I Do, You Ask?

Go to bartending school!

Seek courses, classes, or other training that will provide you with a certification and plenty of practice. Then maybe you can get that awesome job that everyone wishes they had.

What a lot of people don’t realize is that if you go to bartending school in Washington DC BEFORE applying for those jobs, then you receive preferential treatment over someone that didn’t.

Bars in Washington, D.C. don’t want to train you.

They want to hire someone they can just throw into the mix without having to explain everything.

Ok. So, Where Do I Find A Good Bartending School?

Throughout DC, there are a few different bartending academies that you could potentially choose. How are you supposed to know which is the best choice?

Well, which one is the oldest, most reputable, and most recognized by hiring managers at bars and clubs throughout DC?

That choice is easy. It’s the Maryland Bartending Academy.

Why Maryland Bartending Is The School For You

We focus on giving you the confidence, communication skills, practice, and drink recipes that you will need on the job. Another thing that’s cool about the Maryland Bartending Academy is that we allow you to come back and practice whenever you want to or feel like you need it.

Try finding another bartending school in DC that lets you do that!

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