Latest Graduate News !

  • Check out several of our bartenders at Main Event, David B. and Eric S.  Can’t wait to stop by and visit you guys!
  • Congrats to Kate H. just got her first gig this evening doing a private party in St. Louis!!!

  • Congratulations to Shawn H. who is no longer “FOR HIRE”.  He’s working for Cobalt.  Use your flair!!!

  • Check out Jerry M., our Flair instructor at Area 31 on Fridays and Saturdays!
  • Russ C. Got hired on with Bartenders4you to do private events! Just biding his time till he moves to Hawaii...must be nice. Congrats to you!

  • Sabrina L. landed a Bartending job @ Tonic bar in medical center on the same day she had her job placement appointment! Wasn't even on our list! Way to go!

  • Chuck W. got hired at Halftime Lounge in Live Oak! Good luck Chuck!;)

  • Hurricane’s Grill and Wings is expanding to San Antonio from Florida!  The first of 8 locations in the area just hired Basil and Ryan G.  Good job getting in in the beginning of this successful chain!
  • Check out Chuck, Michael, Anthoni, Matt working at The Fizz, Cobalt, Eagle Gulch.
  • Congrats to our newest bartender Paige R. getting hired at Big Mo's on the Riverwalk!
  • Parker C. came all the way from Oklahoma to take our Premier Class and just landed his first bartending job in OK at Wyndham Casino! Great Job!
  • Jordan and Justin S.(not twins) both got hired asap to work for Mike P. Mike has 7 bars around San Antonio.  Jordan is starting off downtown at the Gulch.
  • Congrats to Andrea B. got hired at Faulker's Pub-Great Job!!
  • Good Job Vito C. bartending since last Friday! Thanks for letting us know you landed a bartending job;)

  • Congratulations to Jeanne T. for landing a bartending job in Victoria at the Golden Gecko!

  • There is a whole gaggle of graduates working for one of our owners that has multiple bars.
  • Our newest working bartender Erika H. will be starting at Spanky's on the northeast side.

  •  Congratulations to Deon B. Getting hired on in New Braunfels at Casa Garcia Mexican Restaurant and Cantina!
  • Cheryl C. got hired at Lion Rose Pub in Alamo Heights! Great job and great place to make some $$$$$

  • Congratulations to recently employed bartender Roni L. for getting hired at Three Rivers Bar!;)
  • Congratulations to Alyssa M. bartending downtown at Fresno Bar and Krystallyn O. who is serving up drinks at the 1909 Bar(rumoured to be haunted) downtown! Way to go ladies;)
  • Jennifer D. is serving up drinks at Club Space Downtown!  Nice place to start your bartending career!  On the Riverwalk!
  • Bartenders4you sure is BUSY! They hired another bartender, Anita S., to do private parties!!

  • Yolanda G. started bartending at Costa Pacifica with one of our other grads Ryan B.  Great location and great place to mix cocktails.
  • Ryan B. got hired at Costa Pacifica!  Go seem him at Blanco and 1604. SUPER NICE Place and great location!

  • More working grads...Janay H. got hired at Holiday Inn, Jospeh G. got hired at Lounge 281..way to go!!

  • Congratulations to Courtney A. Got trained with us and already had a job lined up at the Officer's Club on Ft. Sam Houston!

  • 2 more recent grads got bartending jobs! Robert A. at Hotel Indigo and Brian H. at Club Space downtown! Way to go;)
  • Another newly graduated bartender got hired downtown at the Riverwalk at Mi Tierra!! Congrats to Albert E.
  • Way to go Ben F. landing the bartending job at La Paloma Norte!  Great place to make some money on the north side!  Let us know your schedule so we can make sure your making your drinks correctly! ;)
  • Even our Regular Bartending class graduates get hired quickly. Go see Alan G. at Michelino’s downtown on our beautiful Riverwalk! Say Hi to Jorge J. and Frankie while your there!
  • Another GREAT bartender lands a job close to home! Congrats Amber N. for getting hired at Cha-Cha's in Helotes;)
  • Interested in doing private events?? Megan that owns Haute Cocktails, has hired Stephen W. to help her out with up coming events.
  • Another happy graduate got hired at Hurricane’s Grill and Wings.  Congratulations Sam H.!!
  • Jackie S. is slinging drinks at Deol Bar.  Congratulations on getting hired in record time!
  • Way to go to Valerie S. getting her job at Cootey's Tavern!
  • Lauren P. just got hired at Joey G’s Sports Bar!  Way to go Lauren, was that 1 day of job hunting??? We will be visiting you in the very near future!
  • Way to go Jocelyn W. for filling the bartender position at Quality Inn and Suites!! Also Congratulations to Brad S. getting hired at Bartenders4you and Party Staffing!

  • Joe W. got hired today at Rod Dog's Saloon! Great job Joe! We make things happen around here!!
  • Congratulations to John F. who is now bartending at Big Lou’s Pizza!
  • Gayla A. and Josh A. are holding down the hottest venue in the “cowboy capital of the world” Bandera, Texas. Both are bartending at the Bandera Tavern.
  • Cheryl C. got hired at Lion Rose Pub in Alamo Heights! Great job and great place to make some $$$$$!

  • Jeremy got two bartending jobs, Forest Waters Country Club and Main Event Entertainment. Kim got hired at Costa Pacifica! Way to go;)

  • Congrats to our recently graduated and now working bartender, Andrew V.  He went from noobie to Lead Bartender at Genghis Grill in 1.2 days!
  • If your going downtown, stop in the Riverwalk Plaza and visit Sam. V. Just got hired today! Great job!

  • Zaid A. is now working at Hilton Hill Country Resort and Spa!  Nice first bartending job!! Way to go!
  • David B. just got promoted to bartender at Olive Garden after his manager found out he completed our course!;) Way to go!

Meet Our Staff

Rachel of the San Antonio Bartending SchoolRachel Burdett, owner and Director of Professional Bartending School of San Antonio, has bartended for over 20 years and counting.  Mrs. Burdett currently does private events.  She started at a local landmark here in San Antonio, Alamo Café. From there she moved on to Cattle Baron Restaurants in New Mexico.  Came back to Texas and worked at Tapatio Springs, and finished at Carrabba’s in Sugarland.  Mrs. Burdetts’ experience includes, but is not limited to, administrative duties, payroll and inventory, staff training, point of sale training, recruiting, management and counseling (required of all bartenders). Her expertise is in sports bars, country clubs, golf resorts, and corporate restaurants.

 

Larry at the San Antonio Bartending School

Larry Stratton is our Director of Education and Assistance Director for PBSA. Mr. Stratton has over 40 years experience in the industry including but not limited to restaurants, nightclubs, resorts, and private parties.  Mr. Stratton teaches part time.  He also assists with admissions and administrative duties.



 

 

Theresa at the San Antonio Bartending SchoolMrs. Theresa Haxton has been bartending for over 9 years.  Her bartending career started at Cowboy’s Dance Hall.  Mrs. Haxton has also bartended at hotels and the airport for most of her career.  Like everyone at the school, Mrs. Haxton is committed to our graduates’ success. Theresa continues to do volunteer work for the school as well as private events.  Her expertise is in night clubs, hotels, airport bars, staff training, inventory, and administrative duties.

 

 

San Antonio Flair Instructor Adam!Adam Clay is our Flair Instructor.  He currently bartends at SoHo Lounge downtown.  Adam has been bartending and competing in flair for over 10 years.  Mr. Clay has competed in numerous Flair competitions in and around San Antonio and the country.  Adam teaches the very basics of Flair to the more advanced.  His expertise includes Flair, bar management, staff training, inventory, nightclubs, and administrative duties.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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