Latest Graduate News

  • Congrats to Malcolm at Doubletree by Hilton (Washington)

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

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

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • 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!

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

  • 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 Jillian at Spartan Pub (Hughesville, PA)!

  • 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 Haley at The Big Burrito Restaurant Group!

  • Congrats to Zack at Buckheads Saloon (Station Square)

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

  • 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


In case you haven’t heard, The New Pine Bar & Restaurant in Coraopolis has a whole new look and a great new bartender. Nathan, an Elite Bartending School graduate, landed his bartending job there shortly after completing the program here at Elite Bartending School. The New Pine Bar & Restaurant has so much to offer. The new bar area features over 200 beers and 9 flat screen TV’s..

Everyone in Pittsburgh has heard of Bar Louie; Great food, great atmosphere, but did you know that Elite Bartending School has a graduate tending bar at the Bar Louie Station Square location?

Asher, an Elite Bartending School graduate, has been bartending at Bar Louie in Station Square since early this summer.

Anthony a recent graduate from Elite Bartending School was hired to tend bar at Walnut Grove. Walnut Grove is located in Fox Chapel at the Waterworks Mall. Walnut Grove is the sister restaurant to Walnut Grove in Wexford and Walnut Grill in Shadyside.

I have enjoyed all three restaurants, but I think Walnut Grove is my favorite, why you ask?

I was really excited when I heard that Elite Bartending School graduate Alex Perry was hired at the Tonic Bar & Grill on Liberty Avenue in Downtown Pittsburgh as one of their bartenders. The Tonic Bar & Grill is located across the street from the Westin Hotel right at the end of the Cultural District.

Bartending at the Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh is exciting! Elite Bartending School has three graduates, Samantha, Michael and Rachel, bartending at the new Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh. The Rivers Casino has several really great bars, where Elite Bartending School graduates are tending bar.

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