ABC Bartending Schools
Professional Bartender Training and Placement


Las Vegas, NV Bartending School

ABC Bartending School
557 E. Sahara Ave.
Suite 222
Las Vegas, NV 89104

Click here for map and driving directions.
(702) 650-2510

ABC Bartending Schools has a bartending school in Las Vegas, Nevada and is the largest privately owned bartending school system in the United States.

The Director of ABC's Las Vegas campus is Greg Abate. Greg has a BA degree from CCSU, two years graduate work at NYU, and over 33 years of experience which includes managing his own restaurant for 4 years and his own night club for almost 15 years. Greg started teaching for ABC Bartending Schools in Ft. Lauderdale before opening the school in Las Vegas. His considerable knowledge of the industry is passed on to our students to keep our nationwide reputation of training the most efficient bartenders in the country. 
Larry Riley, our current night instructor and placement director has been in the industry managing bars and restaurants from New York to Las Vegas for over 30 years. He has been teaching the night class for over 10 years and his unique style and personality are well received by all of his students. He is also responsible for compiling a job lead list, which is updated every Tuesday after 12 Noon.

Karen Abate, our admissions director has been working with us for over 16 years. She has bartended in upstate New York, Florida, and managed a bar in Connecticut for over 12 years. Her congenial and friendly demeanor helps our students find what class times they need and gives important information on the phone and at the school.

If you are 21 years old or older, you could become a professional mixologist with just 40 hours of training!

Open 8 am — 10 pm, 7 Days a Week

Convenient Class Schedules to Fit Your Lifestyle

Course Type
Times Offered
2 Weeks - MorningMon. - Fri., 9 am - 1 pm
2 Weeks - AfternoonMon. - Fri., 1 pm - 5 pm
2 Weeks - EveningMon. - Thurs., 5:30 pm - 10 pm
1 Week - AcceleratedMon. - Fri., 9 am - 5 pm

*Adjusted Schedules Available

Our Curriculum Includes:

  • 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

Tony Sylvester has been placing bartenders nationally since 1977 and brings to his schools the art of matching the right face to the right place. Take a look at this job placement list for the Las Vegas, NV area, and the nationwide chains that have hired our students.

Examples of Bartending Job Placement in Las Vegas, NV:

Bar Code
The Beach
BJ’s Lounge
The Brewery
Buffalo Wild Wings
Canyon Gate Country Club
Chicago Cactus Club
Coyote Ugly
Crazy Horse Two
Durango Lodge
Eiffel Tower
Elks Lodge
Florida Cafe
Gold Coast Casino
Hamburger Mary’s
Hilton Grand Vacation
Home Plate
House of Brews
Lil Molino’s @ Caesar’s
Margarita Baby
Mermaids Casino
Moon Doggie’s
Ollies Tavern
Pure Night Club
Red Rock Casino
Road Runner
Ruth's Chris Steak House
Saddle West
Sahara Hotel
Sam’s Town
Strip Tease
Suncoast Casino
Terrible’s Casino
Valentino’s @ Venetian
V-Theater @ Aladdin

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