Speed is what the customer sees, whereas efficiency is what the bar owner measures in dollars. Efficiency is a behind the scenes measure of doing things in the easiest cost-effective manner, resulting in a more enjoyable working environment for bartenders so they can serve more customers at a high level of quality.
The race to become technically proficient in as little time as possible for many is the key to becoming successful bartenders, maybe they’re right, yet on a more human level doesn't kindness, patience and respect lay at the center of what it means to deliver memorable hospitality experiences that guests crave?
Yes, bottle pourers might not seem like the most important item on your bar inventory, but they do hold the key to liquor wastage, accuracy and consistency. So is there really such a difference between pour spouts? And if so how do you choose a the right speed pourer? Here's our guide to choosing the right pourer...
We know as a small business ourselves, that with sustained growth, each day gets busier. At these times it’s so easy to forget the small details. How then do you focus your attention? Here are three small points for every venue that can make a massive difference...
With the increasing mountains of rubbish found at our landfills, individuals, businesses and regulators are turning more attention to reducing, reusing and recycling. The towers of waste for which the hospitality industry is responsible are set to topple, but we have foundations designed to resolve some of the waste problems we are creating.... which may also help your profit margin too!
Last week we crunched the numbers and looked at your cocktail menu, staffing, service efficiency and potential wastage, all in a bid to answer that tricky question... How long should a guest wait for their drink? In Part Two, we come out from behind the bar and consider bar set-up, demographics and competition.
There are many things that influence how much a customer will enjoy a cocktail, before it even reaches their lips. The process, and sequence of small events that occur before the cocktail is presented to them is so important. So what factors make up a winning point of pour paradigm? Here's what we think...
A busy night behind the bar brings plenty of challenges. Keeping the queues at bay and the customers happy is enough to give even the most hardened bartender the jigger jitters. When time is of the essence; an inadvertent slip of the hand or bump of the bottle may seem low key but they all culminate in SOWO.
Ah the bar manager’s dream! Sticky surfaces, broken speed-pourers in the ice buckets and unaccounted for stock. But before you go blaming your bar staff, you might want to investigate the other reasons for that missing drink.
If you want to be part of 2018’s biggest trend then you need to turn eco-warrior. One in three consumers now prefer eco-friendly options. And the hospitality industry is no stranger to this demand, with many bars becoming more eco-friendly. Here are our top sustainability tips for bars.
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