There are bars everywhere in this world, some good, some bad, some incredible. In this series, you’ll learn how to get that dream bartender job, working in the most incredible bar in any city in the world! Over the past 16 years I have worked in every type of bar and in almost every role […]

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Stonegate Pub Company has defended its decision to charge customers up to 50p extra per drink during England’s matches. The company, which operates 692 pubs, puts prices back to normal as soon at the game ends. Is raising beer prices during the World Cup fair? Price increases of 20p were discovered at a Yates’s in […]

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Imagine sitting at your dining table with good friends and sharing a meal from your favourite restaurant, delivered to your table. Or should I say tables, as your friends are sat in other countries, not that you’d notice. Welcome to the Virtual Dinner Party. A Little Background Its 2018. Services like Deliveroo, Just Eat and […]

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In world where bars and other businesses everywhere are working to reduce the amount of waste – and more specifically plastic waste being put into the environment, McDonalds have decided its not a big deal. WTF McDonalds? On May 24th, 2018, McDonalds shareholders voted against a request from SumOfUs to report on their use of […]

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The Nightclub is quickly becoming a more and more difficult proposition. With the nightclub dilemma of high price experiences or low prices to tempt the post pub crowd to carry on their night, what’s the right formula for a nightclub in 2018? The Hay Day Of The Nightclub The nightclub was king, at least in […]

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The BBC has been talking a lot about trial shifts in bars and restaurants and how they’re exploiting people for free work over that past few days. I don’t believe a word of it! For me, trial shifts are a key part of the recruitment process, not just in bars and restaurants but in any […]

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For the past couple of months, I have been visiting infinitely more bars than ever before. I can’t believe how often I see this huge mistake bars make. I have a feeling it comes from a few places, depending on the role of who’s doing it. I’m talking about bouncing between different wholesalers to save […]

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Our top grooming tips for bartenders. Looking sharp behind the bar is essential for bartenders wanting to make great tips. Would you tip a bartender who looks like they’ve just rolled out of bed or not showered all week? Looking like a professional behind the bar will make people take you more seriously. That includes […]

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Go to any nightclub in the UK, probably the world tonight and you’ll see shots of Jägermeister being dropped into rocks glasses filled with Red Bull and downed by partiers everywhere. It wasn’t always like this. Go back 10 years, and the public didn’t know what Jäger was, and it was something of a bartender’s […]

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Its been on life support in the UK for a long time now, but is the Nightclub as we know it worth saving? The Office of National Statistics dropped nightclub cover charges from the consumer price index, one of the tools used to calculate and monitor inflation earlier this year. Is the day of the Nightclub […]

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