Gratuity: How to Tip a Private Bartender

Previously, we discussed some of the factors that go into professional bartending service pricing. The type and duration of the event, the number of guests, and the drink options themselves all go into determining the costs associated with hiring professional bartenders from a professional bartending company. What about tipping, especially at open bar events? Not… View Article

Starting Your Ultimate Home Bar

If you enjoy entertaining friends and family at home, a well-stocked bar is an absolute must. Being able to provide your guests with amazing refreshments sets the stage for fun. There are so many options available to those who wish to create a home-based bar experience, and these options can be daunting. Here are some… View Article

Pricing: How much is a Private Event Bartending Service?

For most events during the year (such as weddings, cocktail parties, corporate celebrations, and anniversaries), the services of a professional bartender can enhance the gathering. Regardless of the size of the event, bartending services can be hired to ensure it’s a memorable celebration. Events ranging from casual backyard get-togethers to more formal occasions all benefit… View Article

Want To Become a Professional Bartender?

The life of a professional bartender is incredibly exciting! Events throughout the year offer bartenders the opportunity to meet new people, travel locally (and at high levels, nationally and even internationally), and show off their skills to guests. There are many events that can benefit from hiring professional bartending services (such as weddings, company anniversaries,… View Article

The Basics of Whiskey Maturation

Whiskey is one of the most popular spirits, and varieties of this amber-colored liquor can be found in bars and taverns around the world. Each region has its own favorite, from sweet Southern bourbons to peaty, smoky Scotches and complex Irish whiskeys. Whiskey doesn’t start out with the dark color and rich flavor components, however,… View Article

Dubai’s Drinking Attitude, Style & Culture

As a glittering example of modernization, the city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates attracts visitors from around the world. Despite being a Muslim city, its drinking scene is truly world-class, offering incredible diversity and style in drinking establishments. Some of these drinking venues are unique to the city, spurring a nightlifethat offers something… View Article

Mixology Classes and Online Courses

A growing interest among young adults is learning new skills. From cooking to butchering, woodworking, and metalwork, creative young adults have clamored to expand their skill sets by joining like-minded individuals in fun coursework. Learning to pour cocktails is one of the popular ways that today’s creative young adults are making connections with one another,… View Article

Are Automated Bar Systems the Future?

Around the world, business owners are implementing advanced technology as a means of improving efficiency, while reducing overhead costs. Automation in point-of-sale systems and service delivery has risen to the forefront of this emerging technology trend, especially in such customer service-oriented stalwarts like the bar and restaurant industries. A Chicago-based company called Innovative Tap Solutions… View Article