Considering moving to Calgary and going to SAIT to get bartending license with best friend, any experience?!
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My name is Paige and I’m a professional bartender. I wanted to be a bartender when I watched the movie “Cocktail” with my mom. Tom Cruise was so cool and I thought, “I could do that.” I had seen an advertisement on television for bartending schools and wondered if I should attend Bartending School. I started researching various schools for bartending and talked to bartenders in my area and very quickly found out that taking bartending courses and bartending classes is a complete waste of time and money.
Few bartending jobs require that their bartenders attend a bartending school. There may be a few exceptions to the bar school rule such as higher end casinos or some hotels. The majority of bars don’t care if you’ve taken a bar course. They want to know you can smile, be pleasant to work with, and that you can get along with customers.