Bartending schools across the country.

BareBones Bartending School

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.

BartenderOne – Toronto

Founded in 2005 by renowned bartender and mixologist Gavin MacMillan, BartenderOne is rapidly becoming one of the leading lights in the Canadian hospitality industry.

The Bartending School of Ontario

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.

Toronto Institute of Bartending

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.

Master School of Bartending

The Master School of Bartending has been producing graduates for the hospitality industry since it opened its doors in 1981.

ITHQ Service de Bar

The Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec (ITHQ) has been successfully training hospitality industry professionals for over 45 years.


Montreal’s BartenderOne promises its students that they will find more than just a bartending school when they walk through its doors.

SAIT Bar Mixology

Located in the main campus of Calgary’s oldest post-secondary educational establishment at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology – or SAIT to its staff, students and alumni – the Highwood Dining Room is often described as one of the best-kept secrets of the city’s dining scene. Food, drink and service here are second to none,…

Metropolitan Bartending School – Calgary

The Calgary branch of the MBS is run by Ryan Boyd and Ian Arcega, both widely experienced hospitality industry veterans with decades of time working ‘behind the wood’ in Canada and around the world.