About us

The Academy of Professional Bartending School

We are a private school, licensed by the NY State Education Department, and the certification you receive is good nationwide. We have been training students throughout the tri-state area for more than a decade, and successfully prepare our graduates for rewarding bar tending careers in hotels, restaurants, country clubs, bars, taverns and even cruise ships.

Real NY bartender training

APB was founded by expert NY bartenders to offer a unique, hands-on approach to students seeking temporary, secondary, or long-term careers in the service industry. There is a very high demand for bartenders and many states require you to be certified as a bartender. As a graduate from our bartender school, you will be one of the highest paid bartending professionals in the US.

Our bartender training history is impressive. With well over 15,000 graduates throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, our licensed instructors are industry leaders in quality bartender training. Our program has been carefully designed to provide students with solid, foundational knowledge that focuses on quality of education.

Quality attention

We limit our class-sizes to ensure students receive the attention they need to succeed. Our graduates are well-prepared for their new career, and are highly-sought after because of the strong reputation of our training program.

As a student of our school, you benefit from:

  • A professional Westchester County school licensed by the state of New York
  • Over 30 years of hospitality experience
  • State-of-the-art bartender training equipment
  • Free lifetime job placement and refresher courses
  • Affordable, flexible bartending training programs with easy payment plans