Just like many other jobs, bartending jobs require certain attire. Some bartending gigs have very specific attire dependent upon the place of work. We’re going to focus on the widely used and accepted uniforms you’ll see at most bartending gigs or events. The second thing you’ll need besides a uniform is the bar kit. These are a necessity for event bartending.
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Garnishes serve two purposes. One purpose is to decorate cocktails. Cocktails are not cocktails without garnishes. They garnishes provide an allure for the customer. The drinks look more pleasing to the eye with them. The other purpose is to actually alter the taste of the drink. Some drinks need a garnish to be made properly.
Measurements will be important as a bartender. You’ll need to be as precise as possible in order to conserve liquor at events. At the same time, you need to be quick. Like anything, it will take a lot of practice. The best bartenders can do all their measurements by eye. We’ll start with some measurement terminology and show how much each one requires.
Chapter nine is about the whiskeys you need to commit to memory in order to call yourself a bartender. There are three main kinds of whiskeys and lots of subcategories. As usual, we’ll go over the brands and their ranking. This chapter covers popular cocktails, their recipes, and how they are made.
Raising the Bar! Why learn how to be a bartender? The answer seems deceptively easy to this question, but there is more to it… First of all, if someone requests a Sloe Gin Fizz, you can’t stand around asking yourself, “What the heck is slow gin?” Second, you can’t just sling booze; there is a responsible […]