Why Bartending in Detroit?

Brooklyn Bartending School of Detroit helps people become a bartender and find a fulfilling job. Our best graduates are working at the The Skip, Bad Luck Bar, Tommy's Detroit Bar & Grill, The Sugar House, Kiesling and many other local venues. BBS is ready to teach 1-on-1 and customized lessons to all ages (above 18 by Michigan state law).

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    Uncover What's on the Program at Michigan Bartending School

    Attaining Preciseness in the Free Pouring Procedure

    Techniques for Preparing Drinks

    Layout, Equipment, and Tools for Bars

    Sensible Alcohol Services



    Beautiful Cocktail Garnishing

    Training in Liquors and Liqueurs

    Classes on Beers, Wines, and Champagne

    Capability to Handle Payments and Money Properly

    A Guide to Receiving Tips

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    All tools and academic materials, which includes bartending tools, workbooks, and drinks, will be supplied by us.


    We can come to your home or teach at one of our multiple locations in Michigan.

    Detroit BBS Pricing:

    Online Course

    from $79

    Group Classes

    from $299

    In-Person Lessons

    from $399

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      Michigan Bartending Certification

      Age Regulations of Michigan

      In Michigan, the minimum age for selling and serving alcohol is 18.

      Michigan Bartending Certification Program

      Michigan Bartending Certification

      Local Michigan Authority Contacts

      The Michigan Liquor Control Commission Telephone: 51784-6250 http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-10570_21734-378395--,00.html

      Bartending Laws and Regulations in Michigan

      Michigan Happy Hour Regulations: These laws address practices that could lead to excessive alcohol consumption. Prohibited actions include: Selling two or more drinks at a price less than the number of containers sold ("two for the price of one"). Providing more drinks than the customer paid for; no free drinks allowed. Offering an undetermined quantity of alcohol for a fixed price ("all you can drink"). Selling alcoholic beverages at a reduced price to consumers paying a fixed "buy-in" price.

      Earn $300 per night as a Bartender Part-Time or Full Time

      Detroit bartending school supports our graduates' career goals with effective Job Assistance and Internship programs. We connect our students with industry opportunities and hands-on internships, ensuring you gain real-world experience and find rewarding employment in the thriving Michigan bar scene.

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      Detroit Bartending School Facts


      Highest one time tip for Detroit students


      of Detroit Students said BBS exceeded expectations

      12 days

      Average number of days until getting a bartending job offer


      Detroit certification exam success rate

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      Learning Options In Detroit MI

      One Week Bartending Course

      One week long bartending class registration deadline is June 8, 2024

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      Two Week Long Bartending and Mixology Class

      Two-week bartending and mixology course is starting on June 4, 2024

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      Key Info About Brooklyn Bartending School

      342 Years

      Combined experience of Detroit teachers


      First Bartending Lesson in Detroit

      66.3% Women

      of all BBS students in Detroit

      68 Years

      Oldest student yet in Detroit

      28.2 Hours

      Avg. number of hands-on training hours/student

      Learn The Most Popular Cocktails In Michigan

      In the heart of the Great Lakes, where the freshwater breeze meets urban energy, the Great Lakes G&T stands as a cherished libation in Michigan. Crafted with locally distilled gin, a splash of artisanal tonic infused with Michigan-grown juniper, and a twist of tart cherry, this cocktail pays homage to the state's abundant orchards and iconic fruit. Another beloved concoction is the Mitten Mule, blending local vodka with ginger beer and a drizzle of maple syrup tapped from Michigan's sugar maples, creating a sip that echoes the state's diverse landscapes. Garnishes like a sliver of candied apple or a sprig of wild thyme add a touch of local flair to the sensory experience, while sleek highball glasses or vintage mason jars reflect Michigan's blend of modernity and rustic charm.

      Michigan's drinking culture, deeply intertwined with its craft brewing scene and lakeside traditions, is evident in cocktails like the Lakeshore Lemon Drop, featuring local vodka, freshly squeezed Michigan lemons, and a rim of sugar from the state's beet farms. Liquor laws, shaped by the state's storied history of bootlegging and evolving trends, influence the accessibility of spirits across cities like Detroit and Grand Rapids.

      Historically, Michigan's connection to the Prohibition era and the automotive industry has left an indelible mark on its drinking culture. Today, the libations served are a testament to the state's resilience, innovation, and a spirited celebration of its diverse landscapes. Each sip of a Michigan cocktail is an invitation to explore the shores of the Great Lakes and revel in the dynamic energy of the Wolverine State.

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