Latest Graduate News

  • Congrats to Haley at The Big Burrito Restaurant Group!

  • 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!!!

  • 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)

  • 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 Andrew at Edgewood Country Club and The Callos Company!

  • 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!

  • 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 Angela at 2 Tomato Restaurant (New Castle)

  • 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!

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

  • 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!

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

  • Congrats to Malcolm at Doubletree by Hilton (Washington)

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

Bartending Blog

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.

What an awesome bar to be tending bar in. The Tonic Bar & Grill has a really great Happy Hour every Monday through Friday from five to seven, $2.00 off all featured cocktails and $1.00 off all spirits and beer, that is a great deal and you can find Alex from Elite Bartending School, mixing your drinks.

Their famous signature drink is the Tonic Tonic which I have never tried. I’m not a huge gin and tonic drinker, but the signature drink I do love is the Goose & Juice which is made with grey goose & fresh squeezed orange or grapefruit juice, I prefer the grapefruit juice, but that is just my personal taste..

They have a wonderful Martini menu as well, I enjoy the Pomegranate Martini made with svedka citrus vodka, pomegranate juice and a fresh lime. Go down to the Tonic Bar & Grill downtown and join Alex from Elite Bartending School for Party Hour this coming weekend! .

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Elite Bartending School In Pittsburgh
2961 W. Liberty Ave.
Suite 217.
Pittsburgh, PA 15216

412-344-9100