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Bartending School in Tampa, Florida

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No other privately owned Bartending School system has trained and Placed more students throughout Florida and the Nation than ABC Bartending Schools.

"Remember if a school won't tell you the cost of tuition over the phone, Be careful!" -Tony Sylvester

Being the top school in Tampa, we will match all local competitor prices and sales gimmicks.

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Tampa, Florida

5440 Mariner Street
Suite 201
Tampa, FL 33609
(813) 247-7333

8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7 Days a week
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We have been filling bartending positions in the Tampa, St. Pete, Clearwater, Sarasota, Bradenton, Lakeland and Pasco market areas for decades.

Tony Sylvester has been the most trusted name in Florida for training and job placement of bartenders since 1977. For more bartending info, Click Here.

Tony invites you to stop by and sit in on a class. Call to make an appointment.

Please click on view larger map below, to get a full picture of our beautiful location on Marnier Street which overlooks the Tampa Bay Marina. Once in the building take the elevator to the second floor or take the spiral stair case to the second floor. We are in suite 201.

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Tampa Bartending SchoolThe ABC Bartending School in Tampa, Florida is located on 5440 Marnier Street which overlooks the Tampa Bay Marina. Tony Sylvester has owned bartending schools and has been placing bartenders nationwide since 1977.

Bartenders are known for their ability to make a good living, have fun, and meet people. Continue down this page for a look at our Placement List for Tampa. Then click on the sidebar for a look at our Placement Lists for other parts of the country as well as Letters of Recommendations and Newspaper Articles. Now you can see why Tony Sylvester is one of the leaders in this field.

The Sylvester family has been in the Hospitality industry for three generations. Tony brings you all that experience in his school's curriculum and manual.

Bartending School TampaLook at the great cities listed at the bottom of the page where Tony has opened schools. As you can see, all these cities are hospitality oriented, which means lots of restaurants, hotels, country clubs, night clubs and bars. Now what does that mean for ABC graduates? Opportunity!

Look around at the number of liquor serving establishments in your city and the number of Bartenders, both full time and part time, that it takes to staff these operations. Get the picture?

Thousands of students are trained and placed every year nationwide by ABC in our professional one week, two week, and three week programs that cover all the techniques used to become a professional bartender.

Remember, to get started just call us at (813) 247-7333.

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Convenient Class Schedules

2 Weeks Morning

Mon. - Fri.
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

2 Weeks Afternoon

Mon. - Fri.
1:30 PM -5:30 PM

2 Weeks Evening

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

1 Week Accelerated

Mon. - Fri.
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

1 Week Accelerated

Mon. - Fri.
1:30 PM - 10:30 PM

4 Weeks Weekend

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Adjusted Schedules are available.

  • 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
  • Bottle Flipping

Job Placement Assistance, Too!

Tony Sylvester has been placing bartenders nationally since 1977 and brings to his schools the art of matching the right face for the right place. Take a look at the Placement List for your area and the nationwide chains that have hired our students.

We have been filling bartending positions in the Tampa, St. Pete, Clearwater, Sarasota, Bradenton, Lakeland and Pasco market areas for decades.

Examples of Job Placements in Tampa




Bon Appeti
Good Time Charlies
Courtyard Marriot
Whiskey Park and Chilli's
St. Pete Yacht Club
Coyote Ugly
Bar Tampa
Coyote Ugly
The Jolly Rancher
Bon Appetite
Shepards Resort
Columbia Restaurant
Saddlebrook C.C.
Club Kaos
Hurricanes John Pass
Don Pablo's
Crab Trap Restaurant
The Envy Club
Ice Palace
Bern’s Steakhouse
Pleasure Dome
Santa Medeira Restaurant
Seminole Indian Reservation
Tatel Tails
Gaspars Patio & Grill
The Renaissance Vinoy

St. Petersburg
New Orleans LA
Riverview Tampa
Ybor City
Ybor City Tampa
Clearwater, FL
St. Pete
Ybor City
Wesley Chapel
Ybor City
Treasure Island
Ybor City, Tampa
New Port Richey
St. Pete Beach
Weeki Wachee
Ybor City
Ybor City
Madera Beach
St. Pete

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Jaihdah Ware
Kaija Hurst
Latonya Greer
Greg Ellingson
James Kellard
Tori Buckly
Beth mole
Tom Woenstel
Ivory Hadaway
Angelia Filakovsky
Doreen Malnati
Jessica Burto
John Edwards
Samantha Shelton
Jody Luczynski
Danielle Sagona
Bernadette Cliett
Jay Beach
Jennifer Sybert
Leslie Volk
David Mahon
Jean Ketner
Margarita Aderno
Mat Del Sugnore
Debb Carreno
Kathleen Morgan
Jeremy Adler
Stephanie Cuett
Bonnie Miller
Clea Owns
Kimberly Langly
Tia Crouthamel
Robert Throckmorton
Kim Thiry
Mena Massi
Shannon Becker

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