COVID-19

We are pleased to announce that Elite Bartending School Nashville is Open for in-person classes as of July 27, 2020 utilizing the guidelines for health and safety of COVID-19. Class sizes will be smaller, and held at a first come first serve basis.

Class Schedule Times

Students are asked to choose an AM or PM option the duration of the 8-day program. In the event of a missed class, Elite allows its students to make up a lesson in another class to ensure graduation. Currently our Nashville location is not offering weekend class schedules.

Morning Class Schedule

The AM Elite Bartending School Nashville Program is taught over a two week period and requires 40 hours of class time for graduation.

10 AM – 3:00 PM, Monday – Thursday for two consecutive weeks (total of 8 days).

Evening Class Schedule

The PM Elite Bartending School Nashville Program is taught over a three week period and requires 40 hours of class time for graduation.

5:00 PM – 10 PM, Monday – Wednesday for two consecutive weeks, followed by a Monday and Tuesday night class week 3 (total of 8 days).

Advanced Classes

View our calendar for dates on our free alumni workshops, flair classes, advanced mixology classes, and Nashville Brewery/ Distillery Tours. Call for more details.

December 2021

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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2
3
4
5
6
  • PM Class Day 1/8
7
  • PM Class Day 2/8
8
  • PM Class Day 3/8
9
10
11
12
13
  • AM Class Day 1/8
  • PM Class Day 4/8
14
  • AM Class Day 2/8
  • PM Class Day 5/8
15
  • AM Class Day 3/8
  • PM Class Day 6/8
16
  • AM Class Day 4/8
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18
19
20
  • AM Class Day 5/8
  • PM Class Day 7/8
21
  • AM Class Day 6/8
  • PM Class Day 8/8
22
  • AM Class Day 7/8
23
  • AM Class Day 8/8
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25
26
27
28
29
30
31

07/27/20 – 08/06/20
08/10/20 – 08/20/20
08/24/20 – 09/03/20
09/08/20 – 09/21/20

09/21/20 – 10/01/20
10/05/20 – 10/15/20
10/19/20 – 10/29/20
11/02/20 – 11/12/20
11/16/20 – 11/25/20
11/30/20 – 12/10/20

12/14/20 – 12/24/20
01/04/20 – 01/14/20
01/18/20 – 01/28/20
02/01/20 – 02/11/20
02/16/20 – 03/01/20
03/01/20 – 03/11/20

03/15/20 – 03/25/20
03/29/20 – 04/08/20
04/12/20 – 04/22/20
04/26/20 – 05/06/20
05/10/20 – 05/20/20
05/24/20 – 06/03/20
06/07/20 – 06/17/20

06/21/20 – 07/01/20
07/05/20 – 07/15/20
07/19/20 – 07/29/20
08/02/20 – 08/12/20
08/16/20 – 08/26/20
08/30/20 – 09/09/20
09/13/20 – 09/23/20

LESSON 1

  • Attendance and Introductions
  • Getting familiar with the bar
  • Tools & Supplies
  • Opening Procedures
  • Methods of Pouring
  • Rocks & Highball Drinks
  • Drink Preparation & Terminology
  • Garnishes
  • Glassware
  • Closing Procedures
  • Free Pouring
  • Elite Drink List 1
  • Quiz #1

LESSON 2

  • Classification of Liquor
  • Types of Liquors and Liqueurs
  • Long Island Iced Teas
  • Pouring Drink Lists 1-2
  • Garnishes & Preparation
  • Making Mojitos
  • Quiz #2

LESSON 3

  • Cash Handling & Customer Service
  • Bartending Rules & Regulations
  • The Process of ID’ing & Fake ID’s
  • Blood Alcohol Consumption (BAC)
  • Shots & Shooters
  • Elite Drink List 3
  • Pouring Drink Lists 1-3
  • Quiz #3

LESSON 4

  • Martinis
  • Manhattans & Rob Roys
  • Elite Drink List 4
  • Pouring Drink Lists 1-4
  • Wine & Champagne
  • Quiz #4

LESSON 5

  • Practice Exams
  • Review Week 1
  • Review all Drinks
  • Review Practice Exams

LESSON 6

  • Bar Time
  • Frozen Drinks
  • Margaritas
  • Types of Beer
  • Wine & Champagne
  • Practice Practical Exams
  • Bar Time

LESSON 7

  • Mixology
  • Opening Wine and Champagne
  • Bar Time
  • Flair Class
  • Bar Time
  • Practice Exams and Course Review

LESSON 8

  • Final Examinations

  • Make-up Examinations
  • Resume Building

  • Graduation (Certification)

  • Student Job Forum Access