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Bartending School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida


Bartending School in Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, Florida 
3419 North Dixie Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334
(954) 566-0488

ABC Bartending Schools will match any prices published
on the Internet for schools in the South Florida area.

8 AM - 10 PM
7 Days a Week




The ABC Bartending School in Fort Lauderdale is located between Commercial Boulevard and Oakland Park Boulevard at 3419 North Dixie Highway.

Tony Sylvester has owned bartending schools and has been placing bartenders nationwide since 1977.

Tony invites you to stop by and sit in on a free trial class any day of the week.  Please call to make an appointment.  Try us first, then go to compare other schools... Please call to save yourself a spot at our free trial class. ABC has the most modern facilities of any bartending school in the area. The owner has been training and placing students here in the area since 1977. No other school can make that claim or even come close to our track record.

ABC is the only school that can claim thousands and thousands of students placed in Broward County (documented).

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 Fort Lauderdale. 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.

Look 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 1-888-Cocktail (1-888-262-5824).

Thank you for visiting our web site.

Tony Sylvester

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


CEO Tony Sylvester

Typical Classroom Setup

Perfect Class Sizes

Graduation Day

Here are some of the major TV Network news stations that have reported on the ABC Bartending Schools Nationwide
Watch NBC Channel 8 about ABC Bartending School. Full size version: Click Here - 4:12
Bartending classes packed with unlikely Students 06/18/09 The recession has a local bartending school doing a brisk business, with students who hope mixing drinks w... ABC News Local 10 - 2:03
Take a look at our recent local TV visit, and article by The Dallas Morning News at our Dallas school location. Shaken economy stirs up interest in bartender classes: The Dallas Morning News - 2:00
Look at what NBC News Around Town has to say about ABC Bartending in Fort Worth, Texas: NBC News Around Town - 01:14

Look at what ABC News has to say about ABC Bartending in Phoenix Arizona: ABC News Local Phoenix - 01:45

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 1/2  Weeks Evening

Mon. - Th

6:30 PM -10:30 PM

1 Week Accelerated

Mon. - Fri.

9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

1 Week Accelerated

Mon. - Fri.

1:30 PM - 10:30 PM

2 Weekends

10 AM - 6 PM

*Adjusted Schedules are available.



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



Examples of Job Placements in

Fort Lauderdale




Labarral Hollywood Kevin Montalvo
Side Line Bar & Grill Fort Lauderdale John Kielm
Smugglers Bay Deerfield Beach Tony Hill
Insomnia Pembrook Pines Ray Proctor
Club Hollywood Hollywood Craig Bell
Uncle Tys Fort Lauderdale Emilien Davis
Shennenigans Dania Beach James McDonald
Red Lobster Pembroke Pines Melissa Marin
Palladium Coral Springs Merienn Reggiani
Gatsby’s Davie Angela Ramirez
Hard Rock Hotel/Casino Hollywood Dianne Bird
Club XIT Hollywood Carlos Perez
Moon’s Tavern Boca Raton Wendy Reaber
Samba Room Ft. Lauderdale James Durkin
The Porthole Pompano Theresa Soucy
Oceans Eleven Hollywood Ellie Ferrari
Gusto’s North Miami Donna Cowell
Hard Rock Hotel/Casino Hollywood Susie Toth
Cheetah II Hallandale Alex Borgos
Moz Hollywood Amanda Rae
Ft. Lauderdale Francy Sarmiento
Dan Marino’s Town Tavern Davie
Clarissa Lynn Lebron
Porterhouse Ft. Lauderdale Philana Diem
Christopher’s Ft. Lauderdale Vanessa Picart
Casa Del Mar
Ft. Lauderdale Simona Caponio
Cheese Cake Factory Boca Raton Paul Thomas
Yaritza Maldonado Hollywood Knights (Seminole Paradise)
Bryan Young FTL Interlude
Zinnia Robles Coral Springs Martunies
Nicole Fitzpatrick Hallandale Scarlett's
Zaneta Popstefanova Boca Raton Boca Raton Country Club
Cristina Gatto Hollywood Tequila Ranch (Seminole Paradise)
Lisa Crawford FTL Jumpin Jacks
Yamilka Mendez FTL Rush Street
Greg Warner FTL Chimas
Evelyn Palacion Hollywood Passion (Seminole Paradise)
Jonathan Perez Lauderhill Inverrary Hotel
Dovi Shamil Sunny Isles Ramada Marco Polo

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