10 Classic cocktails every bartender should know how to make

Do you remember the classic cocktails? Nowadays more bartenders create exotic cocktails with unusual names to grab the interest of customers. But there will always be the classics that people can never forget. As a bartender, you need to be able to make all of these drinks. Here are the classic cocktails every bartender should know.

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10 Common housekeeping issues that damage hotel profits

Having an efficient housekeeping team and a smoothly run establishment is key to a successful hotel. The cleanliness of the rooms and the politeness of the staff will impact how guests review your hotel in future. Here are some of the most common housekeeping issues that impact hotel profits with advice on how to avoid them.

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6 Awesome no-cost restaurant team building activities

When you're managing a restaurant, the overall success depends hugely on how your team works together. Teamwork helps the restaurant run smoothly. If you're finding that your team lacks effective teamwork then you should consider using some restaurant team building activities to help your team work better together. Here are some no-cost activities you can use.

 

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Handling tough customers: 10 tips for fast food managers

As a fast food manager, one of your main responsibilities is to handle customer complaints. Most of these complaints can be quickly solved but there will always be a few customers who are difficult to please. Here is some advice on what you should do when handling customer complaints.

 

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Why measuring productivity in a restaurant should be your #1 job in 2017

Measuring productivity helps you determine how successfully your restaurant is working and whether you need to introduce changes to benefit your overall output. Read more to find out how you can improve your restaurant's productivity this year.

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5 goals EVERY bartender should have this year

To be a great bartender, you need to be passionate about your craft and willing to try new techniques. If you want to be an incredible bartender, then you really should consider perfecting a new skill this year. Just by specialising in a certain skill, you can become a specialised bartender. Here are 5 goals you really should have on your to-do list.

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Bartending Injuries: Which drinks are the riskiest to make?

Not every drink you mix is as straight forward as a lager top. Bartending injuries are common when making complex cocktails and drinks. From dangerous flames to poisonous dry ice, take care with these drinks to avoid any more bartender problems than you already face and stay clear of any injuries at work.

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How to be a good bartender and earn extra tips

If you're about to begin your first bartender job, there's some need-to-know tips and tricks that everyone needs if they want to be a good bartender. Or if you just want to improve, once you make these habits part of your bartending routine, you'll truly know how to be a good bartender. Read More

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Bartending 101: 10 signs you're dealing with a drunk customer

As a bartender, it's important you're able to recognise when a customer is drunk, not only for their safety but also for the safety of other people. Failure to identify drunk customers, can lead to liability issues as you are legally responsible for customers in your bar.

 

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Epic restaurant food trends for 2017

2016 marked the rise of street food but what epic restaurant food trends await us this year? We've compiled a list of some of the most bizarre, creative and exciting predictions for this year so you can ensure your restaurant meets the needs of your customers.

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Topics: Foodie Culture