Latest Graduate News

  • Keep your eyes open for Jessica at different events around Pittsburgh this summer! She was hired at both At Your Service Catering and The Callos Companies!

  • Congrats to John at The Pour House (Allison Park)

  • Congrats to Haley at The Big Burrito Restaurant Group!

  • Congrats to Taylor at McDains Restaurant (Monroeville)

  • Congrats to Olivia at Fusion Japanese Steakhouse and Doubletree by Hilton (Washington)

  • You can find recent grad Adam behind the bar at Runway Grille in Butler! He did great on his first day putting to use all that he has learned! Congrats!

  • Cathy will be mixing it up at the brand new Saga Japanese Steakhouse at South Hills Village Mall. Congrats Cathy!

  • Congrats to Malcolm at Doubletree by Hilton (Washington)

  • Be sure to check out Aaron when you are at the next Pirate game! It didn’t take him long to land an awesome job at PNC Park!!!

  • Congrats to Jillian at Spartan Pub (Hughesville, PA)!

  • Big Congrats to Megan who was hired on the spot and started the same night at the Castle Pub in Ebensburg! Her confidence and interview preparation really paid off!

  • Not only can you find Kelci working private events all around Pittsburgh with The Callos Companies, she also just landed a permanent position at Oglebay Resort!

  • So excited for Jeremy who just got hired at the Gateway Clipper Fleet! What a great time that will be sailing the beautiful three rivers, and making delicious cocktails!!! Sounds like a dream job!

  • Congrats to Angela at 2 Tomato Restaurant (New Castle)

  • Congrats to Andrew at Edgewood Country Club and The Callos Company!

  • Congrats to Zack at Buckheads Saloon (Station Square)

  • Congrats to Stephen who was hired at Level 20 Lounge in Bethel!!  Stephen was hired over the phone due to his excellent resume and amazing professional training here at Elite!

Bartending Blog


I am really not personally a country western sports bar type of girl, but I know many in Steelers country that are. If you are one of those people that are into the country western bar scene or just really thirsty for a great drink, head down to the Double S Saloon on Evans Avenue across from McKeesport Hospital in downtown McKeesport.

Elite Bartending graduate, Craig Palombine has the coolest bartending position and truly loves it. Great money for a bartender and a great location as well, Craig is the nightly bartender at Souper Bowl on Fifth Avenue Downtown Pittsburgh across the street from the new Consol Energy Center.

I have been searching all over for the best Pineapple Martini that the greater Pittsburgh area has to offer, I have tried several in different locations in the south side of town, in the downtown cultural district, and north shores of Pittsburgh.

Working Graduates! Here are a few emails from recent graduates- they have agreed to email anyone about their experience so, if you want to know how graduates felt about our program- feel free to contact them!

Put a little Vegas in you... Vegas Fuel give Red Bull a run for the money. Why? It just tastes better!.

With plenty of energy drinks on the market, Vegas Fuel is making quite a name for itself on the bar circuit. Available in regular or sugar-free, it's the one to chose next time you need a lift.

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