Topic: Bartender

How to Sharpen Your Skills Behind the Bar

Bartending has become a legitimate career path in ways unknown before the 21st century. Not only have many bartenders become bar operators, the opportunities to become trainers, instructors, brand ambassadors and company representatives have multiplied. Here are 5 things bartenders need to know to become the best.

March 2017 Bartender of the Month: Rael Petit

Join us in congratulating Rael Petit, our March 2017 Bartender of the Month! Rael came to New York City in 2003 from Switzerland for what was supposed to be his summer vacation. He ended up taking a job as a bartender and just over a decade later Rael can be found channeling his boundless energy into creating innovative cocktails at Delilah in New York City.

Hooters Responsible Service

Hooters, the 2016 VIBE Vista Award winner for Best Responsible Alcohol Service Program among multi-unit chain restaurants, incorporates training, retraining and total awareness of what people are drinking to keep customers from over consumption.

Tony Abou-Ganim

Tony Abou-Ganim is a pioneer and visionary in the bar profession. He's also one of the most sought-after bar professionals in the world and he's also the featured emcee for the 2016 VIBE Conference.

Rethinking Mixology

The Mixology Movement has proven to be a trend with staying power. Unfortunately, many bars have developed mixology programs that are hurting their bottom lines and guest experiences.