BEST Santa Monica Bartending School

11957 Santa Monica Blvd. #203
Los Angeles, California 90025
(213) 380-3200
FAX: (949) 266-8440
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The National Bartenders Los Angeles Bartending School Campus was one of the first, and still one of the most popular schools around. With a great location right on Santa Monica Blvd, and the best Bartending Instructors in Southern California, we are easily the best Bartending School in Los Angeles, if not the entire state of California.

Anthony Pe’a – Bartending/Flair Bartending instructor
Anthony Pe’a – Bartending/Flair Bartending instructor (Learn the tricks that will land you your next job!)

Anthony is a hands on instructor, with an eagerness to make sure that everyone is learning, and that no one falls behind. He was the Bartending/Flairtending Consultant for the Sony Picture film Burlesque(2010), staring Christina Aguilera, Cher, Kristen Bell, and Cam Gigandet. He specializes in tropical drinks from his time bartending in Hawaii, however he loves all facets of his craft.

“I truly believe that an individual should be passionate about their job, and that turning my hobby into a career was one of the best decisions I ever made.” – Anthony P.

As an instructor at the National Bartenders School, he is highly committed to his students, and enjoys passing on everything he knows about both bartending and service industry.

Another Santa Monica Campus Staff Profile———————————————————

Nick is bar manager in West Hollywood, his instruction emphasizes bar management and customer service. He is in charge of all the event planning for his bar for both weekly events and big parties like Halloween and pride, Which includes organizing his; bartenders, DJ’s, servers , and entertainment, getting all necessary event permits, licenses, and sponsors for the event . Throwing big parties and working the crowd is what he thrives on. In September of 2009, he was nominated by the City of West Hollywood for “West Hollywood Bartender of the Year.” Nick is also state certified T.I.P.S. instructor, (T.I.P.S. is a program designed to train bartenders to follow state liquor and bartending laws.) “I pride myself on being the go to guy, if you have any questions that I don’t know the answer to I will be happy to look it up for you, Although I am an instructor I love learning new things about my trade.” Nick also likes to experiment and make his own drinks one of his favorites to make is a Cinnamon Appletini.

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This School features one, two and weekend courses, flexible payment options and extremely high job placement rates. Class sizes are limited, so we suggest reserving your spot asap. Give us a call at 310.996.1377 to get started on your path to an exciting, high paying career Bartending!

A few Recent Working Graduates >>>

> Stephanie J. at Heritage Wine Bar Los Angeles

> Rachel K. at The Conga Room Los Angeles

> Malayna C. at the W Hotel Pool bar

> Ali at Mickey’s nightclub, West Hollywood

> Bryan D., Skybar, West Hollywood

> Ryan W. at Fresh, Los Angeles

> Otha I. at Gaslight, West L.A.

> Jennifer T. at Gaslight, West L.A.

> Devin S. at C&O, Venice