Designed as a one-stop-shop for budding bartenders, the Edmonton-based Ultimate Bartending School has been training staff for all manner of Canadian hospitality roles since opening its doors in August 2004.
Ottawa’s renowned Algonquin College has a prestigious Bartending Program designed to get students to the level required by the ever-growing food and beverage service sector.
With twenty years under its belt, the company has seen more than ten thousand students graduate from its training program, is credited with raising the standard of service in bars, clubs and restaurants in Calgary, Vancouver and across Canada.
Based in downtown Vancouver, their premises is a modern, 1100 square foot training facility with a classroom that contains a long bar and 11 teaching stations.
Established in 1973, and with over 25,000 graduates from its programs down the years, the company now has tremendous reach across the country with nine schools.
Its Vancouver branch is located in the city’s downtown area, right at the heart of the bar and restaurant scene
Formed in December 2014, BareBones Bartending School (BBS) is owned and run by Nick Peach and Geoff Nichols, two highly experienced individuals who have worked many of Toronto’s premier hotels, restaurants, private members clubs and bars.
Founded in 2005 by renowned bartender and mixologist Gavin MacMillan, BartenderOne is rapidly becoming one of the leading lights in the Canadian hospitality industry.
Founded in 1974 by Victor J. Miller, himself a hugely experienced hospitality industry veteran, the Bartending School of Ontario’s (BSO) remit from the outset was to provide rigorous preparation to fledgeling bartenders who were, at that time, costing pubs, bars and clubs money due to the on-the-job training required.
With more than 20,000 graduates from its training programs, the Institute of Bartending has come a very long way since its inception in 2001.