Columbus Ohio
1505 Bethel Road
Columbus, Ohio 43220

Registration Number 04 -11 -1732T

Owner Tony Sylvester says BEWARE of schools who won't tell you the price over the phone and demand that you have to come to the school to find out!


8 AM - 10 PM
7 Days a Week

The ABC Bartending School in Columbus, Ohio is located at 1505 Bethel Road.  Owner Tony Sylvester opened his first Bartending School in Florida in 1977 and has been training and placing Bartenders ever since.

Bartenders are known for their ability to make a good living, have fun and meet people.  Continue down this page for a look at our Placement List for Columbus.   Then click on the sidebar for a look at our Placement Lists for other parts of the country as well as Letters of Recommendations and Newspaper Articles.  Now you can see why Tony Sylvester is one of the leaders in this field.

The Sylvester family has been in the Hospitality industry for three generations.  Tony brings you all that experience in his school's curriculum and manual.

Look at the great cities listed at the bottom of the page where Tony has opened schools.  As you can see, all these cities are hospitality oriented which means lots of Restaurants, Hotels, Country Clubs, Night Clubs and Bars.  Now what does that mean for ABC graduates? Opportunity!

Look around at the number of liquor serving establishments in your city and the number of Bartenders, both Full and Part Time, that it takes to staff these operations.  Get the picture?

Thousands of students are trained and placed every year nationwide by ABC in our professional one week, two week and three week programs that cover all the techniques used to become a professional bartender.

Remember, to get started just call us.

Thank you for visiting our web site.

Tony Sylvester

Here are just some of our recent Columbus Graduates:
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The Columbus school's training director, Barbara Jones, has been training and placing bartenders here in Columbus for years. Schools consultant Ben Bozeman has been training and placing bartenders in the Columbus area for many, many years.

The combined background of the owner, teacher and consultant makes them one of the area's top training staff.

Their positive attitude towards their students and their dedication to their success makes them stand alone in his field. Their commitment to excellence and great training ensures their students of their devotion to their success in the field of bartending.


If you are 18 years of age or older, you could be in this picture, training in just 40 hours to become a professional mixologist.

CEO Tony Sylvester

Typical Classroom Setup

Perfect Class Sizes

Graduation Day


Convenient 40 Hour Class Schedules
2 Weeks Options

Mon. - Fri.

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

1 Week Accelerated
*for people with limited time or traveling long distances out of the Columbus area.

Mon. - Fri.

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Weekends (two consecutive weekends)

Sat. - Sun.

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM



Set up / Changing Shifts / Closing Out
Customer Service
Basic Bar Equipment
Bar Terms
What Glass for What Drink
Free Pouring / Mixing Techniques
Mixing Cocktails - Simple and Fancy (from Shooters to Irish Coffee)
Liquor Encyclopedia
Beers / Wines / Champagnes
Cash Registers / Money Handling / Charge Procedures
Catering Private Parties 
Job Interview Techniques
Bottle Flipping


Job Placement Assistance, Too!

Tony Sylvester has been placing bartenders nationally since 1977 and brings to his schools the art of matching the right face for the right place.  Take a look at the Placement List for your area and the nationwide chains that have hired our students.


Examples of Job Placements

Besides the placement examples listed below, ABC BARTENDING SCHOOL staffs major events every year in the Columbus area. As an example, every year for the last 4 years, Barbara Jones, the school Director, has staffed the Columbus Zoofari exclusively with 85 bartenders from our school. Why did the city of Columbus choose ABC? It's simple, it is our great reputation in the City of Columbus of training students properly and getting the job done.

Here are some of the many chain operations that hire our graduates

Austins Steak House
Bank One Park
Bar One
Big Apple
Biltmore Resort & Spa
Black Angus Steak House
Blarney Stone
Caesars Palace
Canyon Gate Country Club
Chaparral Suites
Chelcy Piers
Club Concious Point
Club Evolutions
Club Liquid Blue
Courtyard Marriott
Doubletree Hotels
Embassy Suites
Famous Sam's
Foxwood Casino
Hilton Hotels
Houston's Steak House
Howard Johnson Suites
Lake Mead Cruises
Mexico Tipico
MGM Grand
Marriott Hotels
New York, New York
Olive Garden
Outback Steakhouse
The Patio
Polo Tower
Radison Suites
Ramada Inns
Red Lobster
Road House Rest.
Rolling Hills Country Club
Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines
Ruth's Chris Steak House
Scottsdale Conference Center
Sheraton Hotels
Speedway Casino
Starlite Cruises
Steak & Ale
Sun Cruise Casino
T Bones Steak House
TGI Fridays
Tracks Night Clubs
Tropicana Hotel
Village Pub
Walt Disney's Dolphin Resort
Walt Disney's Swan Resort
Wyndam Hotels
World of Beer

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