Latest Graduate News

  • 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 Zack at Buckheads Saloon (Station Square)

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

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

  • 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!

  • 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 Haley at The Big Burrito Restaurant Group!

  • 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!

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

  • Congrats to Malcolm at Doubletree by Hilton (Washington)

  • Congrats to Taylor at McDains Restaurant (Monroeville)

  • 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!

  • 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!

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

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

  • 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!!!

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

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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