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Star Bartenders Institute:
Situated in the heart of Troy NY, just 5 minutes from Downtown Albany, Star Bartenders Institute is a New York State-licensed bartending school that offers a quality 40-hour bartending & mixology course. Our in-depth, state-of-the-art course has study options in the day, evening, and at weekends.

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We are a vocational school for beginner to intermediate bartenders to learn and practice being a current fast and efficient bartender. Our course particiapants learn the cutting edge essentials of bartending, and are then able to take these skills anywhere in the USA. We also provide resume and job placement assistance.

Accreditation & Licensing:

Star Bartenders Institute is fully licensed by the New York State Education Department (School License No. 810000260639).

About Us:
Based in the heart of Troy, just 10 minutes north of Downtown Albany NY, we are 100% committed in teaching you the complete craft of bartending and providing you the ultimate training to become a knowledgeable, professional, fast and efficient bartender.

About Our Director - Elda Abate
She is an experienced bartender, bar manager, and bartending instructor originally from New York State’s Capital District.

Elda’s family has been in business for 35 years. Elda has worked in every facet of the industry, including dishwashing, bussing, food-prep, serving, bartending, management, and ownership.

40-hour Bartending & Mixology Course:


Study options:
- Day: 10:30 am – 3:00pm (2 weeks, 40 Hours)
- Evening 6:00pm- 11:00pm (2 weeks, 40 Hours)
- Weekends: 11:00am- 7:00pm (5 weeks, 40 Hours)

Course modules include:
- Bar Tools
- Bar Terminology
- Bar Condiments
- Glassware
- How to Build Drinks
- Highball / Lowball Drinks
- Opening / Closing Procedures, and more

Student Testimonials:
"By the end of the course, I felt like I had been bartending for months. All the material I was taught was no joke and up to date with today. Elda was a huge help with job placement and within a week, I was working in a bar. I couldn’t have asked for a better experience/ teacher and would recommend this course to anyone!"
- Jessica C, Star Bartenders Institute Graduate

"This class was one of my best experiences ever!!! So worth it, Elda prepares you with so much information and is an amazing teacher. You get the experience of making real drinks and being in a real “bar”. Would recommend this class to anyone – as long as you’re serious about it!"
- Taylor C, Star Bartenders Institute Graduate

"Star Bartenders Institute is probably the best thing I ever put my money and effort into, I have learned so much and I was prepared with the every detail in bartending! It was a very good experience and now I am a certified bartender thanks to Elda."
- Amber W, Star Bartenders Institute Graduate

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Address: 120 Fourth Street, Troy, New York 12180, USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2022-01-17 were from:

Schenectady ny;   ALBANY;   CLIFTON PARK;   DELMAR, NY;   Cohoes ny;   Amsterdam,ny;   Albany;   NY;   STUYVESANT;   Troy;   and more.
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