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Columbus, Ohio Bartending School

Our Columbus Bartending School has been authorized by the State Board of Career Colleges and Schools Registration Number 04 -11 -1732T

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Columbus Bartending School

Columbus, Ohio

1505 Bethel Road
Columbus, OH 43220
(614) 442-9400

8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7 Days a week
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Ben BozemanSchool owner, Tony Sylvester, has been training and placing bartenders nationwide since 1977 and the school's training director, Barbara Jones, has been training and placing bartenders here in Columbus for years. Schools consultant Ben Bozeman has been training and placing bartenders in the Columbus area for many, many years.

The combined background of the owner, teacher and consultant makes them one of the area's top training staff.

Their positive attitude towards their students and their dedication to their success makes them stand alone in his field. Their commitment to excellence and great training ensures their students of their devotion to their success in the field of bartending.

Bartending School StudentIf you are 18 years of age or older, you could be in this picture, training in just 40 hours to become a professional mixologist.




Here are some of our recent graduates, plus remember ABC offers small classes for better, one on one, instruction and job placement assistance. At ABC we don't overcharge you for classes, we give you more for a lot less then other schools do.

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The Columbus Zoo’s premier Zoofari, presented by Nationwide Insurance, is Columbus’ best summer party. It features over 100 central Ohio restaurants and bars. ABC Bartending School of Columbus has been staffing this event for the last 4 years. Over 60 of our bartending students were hired to participate again this year.

Here are some of the 60 ABC bartending students who worked the event with world renowned zoologist Jack Hanna.

ABC Bartending Graduates are placed throughout most of the restaurants and bars in the Columbus area, besides doing major events as seen here at the Kings Art Complex in Columbus for their 29th Annual Gala in May of this year.
Click below on the Job Placement link to see an example of those operations who have hired our students in the past.

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Convenient 40 Hours Class Schedules

1 Week Accelerated
*for people with limited time or traveling long distances out of the Columbus area.

Mon. - Fri.
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

2 Weeks Options

Mon. - Fri.
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Weekends (Two consecutive weekends)

Sat. - Sun.
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

  • Set up/Changing Shifts/Closing Out
  • Customer Service
  • Basic Bar Equipment
  • Bar Terms
  • What Glass for What Drink
  • Free Pouring/Mixing Techniques
  • Mixing Cocktails - Simple and Fancy (from Shooters to Irish Coffee)
  • Liquor Encyclopedia
  • Beers/Wines/Champagnes
  • Cash Registers/Money Handling/Charge Procedures
  • Tipping
  • Catering Private Parties
  • Job Interview Techniques

Job Placement Assistance, Too!

Our placement staff is here to help you find work throughout the Columbus area, as well as nationally, on an ongoing basis. Free refresher courses also available to all our graduates.

Examples of Job Placements

Besides the placement examples listed below, ABC BARTENDING SCHOOL staffs major events every year in the Columbus area. As an example, every year for the last 4 years, Barbara Jones, the school Director, has staffed the Columbus Zoofari exclusively with 85 bartenders from our school. Why did the city of Columbus choose ABC? It's simple, it is our great reputation in the City of Columbus of training students properly and getting the job done.

Here are just a few examples of the types of places our students have gotten work in the Columbus area upon graduation. Benny/Barbara and Misty have been training and placing students in the Columbus area for many, many years.




World of Beer
Bogey Inn
El Vaquero
The Ruckmoor Lounge
The Windward Passage
The Vault
Valleydale Ballroom
The Ohio State Fraternity Management Association
Max & Irmas
Red Lobster
Club 504
Eddie George's
Scioto Downs
Rosie O'Grady's
Las Margaritas
Hartman on Main
Our Place Lounge (Akron area)
Red Lobster (Huntington, W. VA)
Gary's Place
Rainbow Lounge
Dockside Dolls

Columbus' newest concept bar.
Dublin's fine eatery.
A Columbus fav for Mexican meals & margaritas.
The working man's northside oasis.
Straight from the sea to you in Upper Arlington.
Downtown's finest banquet facilities.
Serving Columbus and Ohio for almost a century.
Bartending for Ohio's next generation of leaders.
Downtown night club scene at its best.
Columbus home bred dining and deserts.
Sawmill's lobster and your favorite beer.
North Market and Hip Hop.
Easton's neighborhood grille.
A visit to this campus eatery a must.
Race to Grove City's dogs and suds.
Northeast rocks at Rosie's.
See Patty, the bar manager. Also a graduate Northeast side pary bar.
Campus area's newest and Finest.
Ole' in Dublin.
Weddings and Graduations need bartenders.
Dance and Drink your care away Downtown.
Neighborhood friendly.
They grow lobsters there, too?
Worthington's special sports bar.
Bowling, Beer, and Music on the Southside.
Pretty girls and alcohol on the Eastside.

India Walker
Whitney Sullinger
Cassandra Levisky
Barbara Howard
Joe Six
Julius Wright
Laura Fauss
Heather Martin
Nakia Johnson
Kelly Wilson
Charles Curry
Cortney Down
David Floyd
Tara Ginter
Brandy Clark
Nick Bolinger
Kristi Bates
Darcey McCarthy
Adam Nemon
Brian Hill
Patricia Moore
Kelly Houser
Josh Darby
Lynn Heward
Sean Himmelman
Dan Maciejewski

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