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Cost Control Factors – A way to go through difficult times

Recently I was consulting for a big project in California, USA and reviewing the costs of the bar program was one of the tasks. I was surprised to discover that one of the owners and the director of the restaurant … Continue reading

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22 Ideas to improve your sales. – part 2, the last 11 ideas.

Here we share with you the last 11 Ideas to complete the 22.The first 11 Ideas are HERE. Feel free to give us your feedback or share with us any other one you may have. Alcohol- Free options This unexploded … Continue reading

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22 Ideas to improve your sales. – part 1, first 11 ideas.

Need to improve your sales and do not how to? here we have  22 ideas, Part 1,  11 ideas Part 2, the last 11 ideas (to be published on April 30th) Pay for your free drinks. It is sometimes common … Continue reading

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No need to drink from a urinal.

I found an article in The San Francisco Chronicle newspaper reporting an upscale event where they served yellow “specialty cocktails” that “flowed from white ceramic urinals”. I saw no pleasure in a drink like that and It may me wonder … Continue reading

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Bar Tools: how to choose? how many to buy?‬

‪            When buying tools for a bar, fantasy and desires meet face to face with reality. Professional bartenders are geeks and would like to have the most complete spectrum of classic, contemporary and modern tools available for their trade; and since … Continue reading

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Useful Tip – Window farming

This Useful Tip is about one of the many activities I enjoy along bars and bartending: urban agriculture. Urban agriculture is one of the reasons why I also studied landscaping and horticulture here’s a wiki link in English and Español … Continue reading

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Spirits’ How to write Tasting notes and Descriptions – Absolut Vodka case.

Following the previous post on how to write engaging cocktail menus and use appropriate copy to describe items I will expand with examples from Absolut Vodka. Why Absolut vodka? well, Because I have this information handy. Because they were sold … Continue reading

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Drinks (some) bartenders hate to make. And now Mojitos are banned from NY.

In 2006 the newspaper San Francisco chronicle published an article about 5 drinks (some) bartenders hate to serve. I don’t agree with the reasons they give, neither with the idea of “hating” to serve a drink. You can find the … Continue reading

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