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November 29, 2005

Tips On Getting A Bartending Job - Part One

Fill out lots of applications. There is safety in numbers, the more places you go, the better the chance of getting hired. You might just walk in at the right moment and get the perfect bartending job.

Use your personality and smile a lot. Bartending is not only knowledge, but attitude. You have to come across as confident, fun, and knowledgeable. Bartending is exciting, act like it!

Have a presentable appearence. Clean up and look sharp, even when you are just stopping in to get an application. You may have to interview on the spot!

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November 28, 2005

PBSA Bartending Store

Purchase bartending supplies, books, and videos at our online, secure webstore. The Bar Store has hundreds of the latest bartending supplies, equipment and clothing at great prices!

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Flair Bartenders Association

The premier site to learn more about bartending flair and flair competitions is at This is the home of FBA. Three of our instructors have been previous representatives for the FBA and all of us that compete are members. A great site to keep up on the world of flair. Membership is only about $45 a year and well worth it.

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November 25, 2005

Tell us one of your most memorable bartending experiences!

Over the 31 years I have worked in the food and beverage industry, I have had a lot of great experiences and made quite a few friends. PBSA would be interested in hearing some of your stories about memorable events, people you've waited on, and friends you've made.

Please remember this blog is open to the public and profanity cannot be posted. Each entry must be reviewed by an editor to comply with our board of education standards! We hope to post all responses unedited.

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ServSafe Alcohol Certification by the National Restaurant Association

The National Restaurant Association has created a new responsible alcohol certification program to replace the Barcode program they have offered for years. The new program is called ServSafe Alcohol. It is an extension of the ServSafe Food Certification program that is the premier food handling safety program in the United States.

This program is designed to replace TIPS as the top rated program available to the public. The training materials are first class and very current and reflect real-world situations. The certification is valid for three years.

Most PBSA schools are switching to this alcohol certification program and will be available at your local campus very soon. Call the PBSA school nearest you to see if it is offered yet.

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November 18, 2005

Tequila Time

Recently tried the new Jose Cuervo 1800 Silver Tequila. Great Stuff! Visit Jose Cuervo at

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November 11, 2005

Welcome to the new PBSA Blog!

The PBSA bartending blog is your place on the web to find out the latest information on bartending schools and bartending as a career!

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