owner and CEO of ABC BARTENDING SCHOOLS, is a decorated Vietnam
veteran who volunteered to serve his country during the war.
In Vietnam he stood side-by-side many Floridians who fought for
their country. Today Tony still serves and fights hard to
make sure his students get the best in bartending training and job
placement In Orlando as well as nationwide.
Tony has put together the top training staff in Orlando to make
sure his students get the best our Florida Bartending School in
Orlando has to offer.
Since Tony opened his first Florida Bartending School in 1977,
he has seen many other schools come and go in Florida.
has NEVER closed a school in Florida or nationwide since he first
started training students back in 1977. He has heard and seen
some area school owners ‘talk the talk’ but have never
‘walked the walk’ in battle or had the success in expanding
their school operations nationwide without using misleading gimmicks
to do so.
Tony and ABC
suggest there are a few QUESTIONS & ANSWERS to
think about when choosing or comparing Florida Bartending Schools
here in Orlando:
Q: Has the owner of ABC been written about in major newspapers
statewide and throughout the nation?
A: YES. No other
school owner has been written about more than Tony Sylvester and
his Bartending Schools in the state of Florida and nationwide.
Click here for examples. Tony
has also been featured on a number of major South Florida TV stations.
Q: Does ABC’s
competition have letters of recommendation lining the walls of
their schools made out to the current location
or owner from Bars/Hotels/Rest that operate here in Florida.
A: No, but ABC thinks one school owner said he had a letter from
some out of state school, which has no relevance here in Florida.
Q: Does ABC have a placement list that shows where students have
been placed in the Orlando area in their website?
A: Yes, Click
on the Job Placement link for a sample of some of the great places
we have gotten students work. Remember, no school has placed
more students in Orlando and Florida than ABC.
Q: Do they teach you service bar and full service training at
A: No. They have no service bar setups at their school to teach
students banquet or private party bar service.
Q: Do they
demand that you have to come in to sign up and won’t
register you over the phone?
A: Yes. Schools
use this sales practice so that they can high-pressure you to sign-up
when you come into their school. For your convenience, ABC
gives you the choice to register either over the phone or in person.
Q: Do they mislead you with National Alcohol Certification claims
to make you assume that your now certified as a bartender nationwide?
A: Yes, one school in the Orlando area uses this type of sales
Q: Do they mislead you with claims of written contracts with cruise
ships and job opportunities here in Florida?
A: If they are not posted on their website beware of such claims!
Q: Has the owner of the school written his own bartending training
manual or does he buy it from an outside source.
A: Tony has written his own book and does not pay anyone to furnish
books like our competition.
Q: Do they have many links to other schools with different names
on their website?
A: As pointed out above be careful of schools that use this type
of sales gimmick.
when choosing or comparing a Florida Bartending School in Orlando
or statewide go to the following areas of our website to see how
Tony Sylvester documents all of the above: Job placement,
articles about the school, testimonials and history of the school.
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