Cutting someone off from drinking

Go home… you are drunk! This is one of the most unpleasant things to do, no matter the position you are in, as a bartender, manager, waiter, it is always uncomfortable and sometimes dangerous, because you do not know how the drunk asses will react.   Best situation is when you see they are already intoxicatedContinue reading “Cutting someone off from drinking”

Make more money with your location

11 tips on how to increase your profits. 1. Digital presence & online marketing strategy  You want to be present everywhere and you want people to know about the awesome place that you have and this has to be easy for them to find! Having an online presence can bring you a lot more profit justContinue reading “Make more money with your location”

The Future of Hospitality

This is an interesting subject that needs more attention. This week I attended the “future of tourism and hospitality” conference and I am here to share with you what we discussed.  There were a lot of keynote speakers and it was an amazing experience. Let’s start with what I learned and let’s see what theContinue reading “The Future of Hospitality”

Inventory tips- how to

As any “ trained” manager would say: “It is not that hard, just count”, and they couldn’t be more wrong!  We put together some generalities on how to actually train and make an inventory system and you can find it here.  One more thing that we should add there is how important is to trainContinue reading “Inventory tips- how to”

3 tips to make more money with your location

We need all the help we get during these times. The beauty of those tricks is that they can be applied all year long. Whenever your season is ending you can still make some profit with these tips.  1. Rent it No, not all of it, just parts from it. Let me give you someContinue reading “3 tips to make more money with your location”

Food vision- Why and How to make one

In my vision we have 3 pillars Sustainability, Social impact and Health . Why and what to do with a “Food vision”? The what is simple: advertise. Make your message clear, and the steps that you are taking even clearer. This will attract different guests that are not aware of your restaurant and just addContinue reading “Food vision- Why and How to make one”

The Owners Concept- food and beverage industry

Did you ever have that problem as a manager when your team is acting like they do not care about your location and how they do their job? Well, we have the solution for this- the owners concept! For a lot of managers and owners it is hard to give their power away but theContinue reading “The Owners Concept- food and beverage industry”

The Case Against Shift Drinking

And by that I mean drinking during working hours. I am not against drinking a glass or a shot of something after hours. The cheap a*s managers and owners that will demand money from their employees for food, coffee or even a glass of wine, they are just the lowest type of people and iContinue reading “The Case Against Shift Drinking”

9 Things you need to know before becoming a bartender

1. You ain’t gonna start in the front Unfortunately this is the reality for most places. You have to work your way through from bottom to top. And no worries you will do the same to the new employees.  Be prepared to clean all the counters, restock the bar, and have all the crappy shifts.Continue reading “9 Things you need to know before becoming a bartender”

Inventory- generalities

Everybody does it in one way or another, although some do it for the wrong reasons.  I do think that having this process in your location is important but you shouldn’t do it because you want to see if your employees are stealing from you. There will be losses and they should not be blamedContinue reading “Inventory- generalities”