Latest bartender Stories

2014-08-01 20:21:20

LONDON, August 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CHARLES JOLY BEATS 47 PEERS TO BE CROWNED THE DIAGEO RESERVE WORLD CLASS(TM) BARTENDER OF THE YEAR 2014 After a week of fierce competition, incredible craftsmanship, unrivalled creativity and exceptional cocktails, Charles Joly from The Aviary in Chicago, USA, beat 47 of the best mixologists from around the globe to be crowned the DIAGEO RESERVE WORLD CLASS(TM) Bartender of the Year 2014....

2014-06-13 04:20:11

MIAMI, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shekhar Grover of Royal Caribbean International has been crowned Diageo Global Travel best cruise line bartender at a glamorous DIAGEO RESERVE WORLD CLASS(TM) final held last night in Miami. Judged by a panel of industry elites, Shekhar impressed with his incredible showmanship, inventive cocktail-making and unrivalled flair. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140613/690740-a ) (Photo:...

2014-05-28 23:15:57

In this hands-on class led by celebrity mixologist Chad Spangler, participants will learn the secrets of mixing classic cocktails, bartender insider tips and a brief history of mixology. Washington DC (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 On Tuesday, June 3rd, DC's newest premium event and entertainment company, Capital Connoisseurs, will present Mixology 101. This workshop will be led by mixology prodigy Chad Spangler, voted Best Bartender by Washington Post Express and Most Imaginative Bartender by...

2014-03-17 08:25:43

LONDON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raise a glass this St Patrick's Day with two newly created Guinness based cocktails [http://uk.thebar.com/recipe/guinness-cocktails ] from thebar.com. These two stunning cocktails have one thing in common- Guinness. Ever since the Black Velvet cocktail was created, more than 150 years ago, bartenders have appreciated the great taste of Guinness. The 'Black Chocolate Velvet' is a sophisticated and deliciously smooth cocktail...

How To Order Drinks From Robot Bartender
2013-09-20 10:33:32

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online German scientists are looking to improve human to robotic interaction by setting the two up together at the bar. Modern science has already produced more than one robotic bartender capable of pouring spirits into cups, giving them a shake and serving them up to thirsty bar patrons. These bartenders have to be told what to do via smartphone app, however, and cannot anticipate when someone wants a refill. Professor Jan de Ruiter...

Scientists Study How Orders Are Placed At The Bar
2013-09-16 14:01:59

Bielefeld University Dim lighting, a jumble of conversations, and loud music: bar staff have to master numerous challenges when serving their customers. In a crowded place, they have to identify who would like to place an order and who does not. A Bielefeld research team analyzed how the body language of the potential customer helps the bartenders to achieve this. The team found that real-life observations were at odds with the widespread belief that customers wave for signalling that they...

2013-05-31 23:03:48

After fighting to recover from slow sales in response to the 2008 economic crisis, the bars and nightclub industry is once again enjoying growth, creating demand for skilled bartenders. Goldstar, an industry leader in online bartender training, recently released “Highball,” their 130+ page official guide to becoming a bartender in this newly thriving industry. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 As Americans were left with dwindling disposable income after the financial crisis of...

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