Tag Archives: cocktail

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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Lacto-fermentation as a way to increase aromas

While in Mexico working with the Chef Paola Garduño at one of her restaurants I learned a technique from his innovation Chef “Beto”, whom in turn learned it while his staging at World’s best restaurant Noma, with Chef René Redzepi. … 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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Right Name, Right sales

There are plenty of alternatives when it comes to naming a cocktail and some of them will be better than others, but one thing is certain: the name will directly impact the sales. It’s 2013 and we have left behind … 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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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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How to write engaging cocktail menus- Useful advice.

When was the last time you didn’t have to struggle while reading a bar menu? Developing cocktail menus is a wide topic and one I am personally fascinated with (so it will be a frequently recurring topic in this blog … Continue reading

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Quick and easy converter

This is not a real post (I repeat: this is not a real post) just that I’m sharing this quick online converter tool – from US / imperial oz to ml. US cups to ml, and other volumes into ml. … Continue reading

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