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PBSA | Bartending School Profile: Portland, Maine

Last updated 7 years ago

New England, with bar-friendly cities like Boston and Portland, produces some of the finest bartenders in the country. The Portland, Maine Bartending School now serves the future bartenders of the northern New England area and beyond with intensive and highly-professional, two-day courses. These courses are offered by New England Bartending Schools (NEBS) one weekend each month and involve 10 hours of training, instruction, practice, and other assistance:


In the professional classes offered by NEBS in Portland, Maine, students are taught by highly qualified instructors who will train students basic bartending skills and knowledge that will help to prepare them for the fun and demanding life of a New England bartender.


Each bartending class includes practice behind an actual hotel party bar setup during the 10-hour course. Students will also have unlimited access to hands-on training at any New England Bartending Schools location in Massachusetts, Vermont, or Orlando, Florida after the initial classes.


Aside from behind-the-bar training and a professional staff, students of the Portland, Maine Bartending School will be provided with a 113-page manual to assist in their training and preparation. Also provided is a laminated guide to over 150 professional cocktail recipes.


One of the most significant benefits of training at New England Bartending Schools is the certification as a state-recognized bartender, as well as a National Responsible Alcohol Certification. (change this link to These certifications will prove to be very helpful when you are looking for your first bartending job.

Nationwide Job Placement Assistance

New England Bartending Schools will provide connections to great bars in New England and across the country through its nationwide job placement agreement with Professional Bartending Schools of America. Portland, Maine Bartending School can help in your job search and also prepare you for interviews and other common job requirements.

If you are interested in becoming a bartender in Maine or the rest of New England, then contact the Portland, Maine branch of New England Bartending Schools at (888) 437-4657 today. Classes fill up quickly, so be sure to enroll as soon as possible. Contact us online to learn more about our location and qualifications.


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