Amanda Baltazar

Amanda Baltazar
Amanda Baltazar
Contributing Writer

Amanda Baltazar is a Washington State-based freelance writer who’s been writing about food and beverage since 1996. Read her work online at www.chaterink.com.

Stories by Amanda Baltazar

16 Tips to Prevent Alcohol Theft

According to the National Restaurant Association, internal employee theft is responsible for 75 percent of inventory shortages and is an $11 billion problem in the U.S.

Strong Sales for Sangria

Bartenders are now experimenting with this beverage and adapting it from its traditional base of red Bordeaux wine, chopped fruits and sometimes a small amount of brandy.

Frozen Fun For Summer

As the weather gets warmer all thoughts are turning more to frozen beverages for bar and nightclub operators. Rolling out frozen drinks, both classic and updated, using top of the line equipment and products is a must.

5 Tips to Sell More Drinks

Your bar or nightclub may be falling short in selling additional drinks and at a higher price point, which means loss of revenue and loss of tips.

How to Keep Wine Fresh

There is no excuses for giving a customer a wine thatas past its prime. These days there are several options for bars and nightclubs to keep their vino fresh.

New Year, New Plans, New Resolutions

The New Year is here and we all have good intentions. Many bar and nightclub operators also make resolutionsato make their business stronger, to keep their employees happier, and to delight their customers.