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Ask a Bartender: Is Your Relationship with Alcohol Healthy? Here’s how to tell
2 months ago

Ask a Bartender: Is Your Relationship with Alcohol Healthy? Here’s how to tell

We asked Kenneth McCoy, bartender, at NYC’s Rum House, about maintaining a healthy relationship with alcohol as a bartender…
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Ask A Bartender: Bartenders Reveal Their Go-To Hangover Cures
2 months ago

Ask A Bartender: Bartenders Reveal Their Go-To Hangover Cures

After a night of celebrating New Year’s Eve, the inevitable hangover creeps in. Here are some ways experts in the industry cope with today’s dreaded hangover…
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Ask A Bartender: Shake It Like You Mean It, with Bryan Galligos
2 months ago

Ask A Bartender: Shake It Like You Mean It, with Bryan Galligos

Growing up in small-town Minnesota, Bryan Galligos got his start rolling silverware at the same place where his mom waited tables for almost 30 years…
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How to Name a Cocktail that Drives Profit  
2 months ago

How to Name a Cocktail that Drives Profit  

How to name a cocktail to help drive profit at your bar with Brett Rubin of Bar Henry…
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Ask A Bartender: Most Common Issues for Women Bartenders and How to Deal with Them
2 months ago

Ask A Bartender: Most Common Issues for Women Bartenders and How to Deal with Them

Ash Miyasaki, bar director for Bar Henry, talks about the most common issues for women bartenders and how to deal with them…
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Great Gift Idea for Bartenders with Kids
3 months ago

Great Gift Idea for Bartenders with Kids

Chilled spoke to Zack Bush who wrote a children’s book while tending bar…
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Ask a Bartender: The Importance of Quality Ice in Cocktails
3 months ago

Ask a Bartender: The Importance of Quality Ice in Cocktails

If you’re a bartender who’s worked in a high-end cocktail den, you know how important ice is to a bar program.

Ice can make or break a cocktail, especially depending …
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Ask A Bartender: Breaking the Ice
3 months ago

Ask A Bartender: Breaking the Ice

He also knows which topics make for friendly banter keeping drinkers coming back to your bar, and which conversation starters should be swept under the rug…
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Ask a Bartender: How Boxing Has Improved My Bartending Career
4 months ago

Ask a Bartender: How Boxing Has Improved My Bartending Career

We chatted with NYC Bar Spar participant Deandra Brunson to see how training for the boxing match has improved her bartending career…
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Ask a Bartender: How to Create a Perfectly Balanced Low-Proof Cocktail
4 months ago

Ask a Bartender: How to Create a Perfectly Balanced Low-Proof Cocktail

We chatted with Andrea Hoover, the beverage director for Cameron Mitchell Restaurants, about how to make a perfectly balanced low-proof cocktail…
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How Bartenders With Kids Maintain a Healthy Work-Life Balance
5 months ago

How Bartenders With Kids Maintain a Healthy Work-Life Balance

We asked three bartenders with children how they balance a busy bar schedule to make time for family…
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