Tip 1: How to make a barman
Take care of your appearance. You should look dignified and stylish. As a rule, for bartenders there is always a certain dress code. However, you can supplement the traditional white shirt and black trousers with interesting accessories. Your goal is to remember the customers. Perhaps not every visitor to your institution will know you by name. But some bright detail of the image for sure will be noted.
Place your bet on professional skills. First of all, thoroughly study the menu offered in the bar. You should have a clear idea of the ingredients and tastes of each drink. However, to obtain additional income, you need to go beyond the available framework. For example, learn all sorts of cocktail recipes, and find out the variations of the available ones. Even the traditional "Mojito" can be prepared in dozens of ways. You must respond to customer requests and understand their requirements. So you can always count on a tip.
Look closely at the public and highlight the regulars of your establishment. As a rule, regular visitors have personal acquaintances with the staff. Think of such customers for nominal cocktails, based on their tastes. If a visitor likes your exclusive recipe, he will hardly pay attention to the price. In addition, the traditional question "to you as always?" Acts almost magically and has to tip.
Be aware of the current trends in your profession. Ask the leadership to introduce new items in the menu, rationalize the use of ingredients, and express your ideas. In many institutions, bartenders have a percentage of revenue.
At the beginning of the career of every restaurateur, administrator or directorclub the question arises of how to succeed, how to make sure that the institution is visited. In order to become successful in the restaurant business, you need to competently approach marketing, organizing events, you need to take into account a lot of nuances.
Gather the ideal team, carefully approach the issue of recruitment. Waiters should be stress-resistant and absolutely non-conflicting, attentive, polite, try to determine these qualities in the interview. Study the HR-literature, it describes in detail how to identify those or other traits of the applicant. Cooks should prepare well, keep clean and sanitary standards in the kitchen. Be sure to sample something from their dishes. The barman should be able to quickly and qualitatively prepare cocktails, know the subtleties of the production of alcoholic beverages.
Arrange themed parties, bartender show. Events should correspond to events and time of the year, for example, for summer parties, summer is better suited, on holidays such as New Year, March 8, February 23, Valentine's Day, Halloween and Student Day, so popular among young people, there must be a grandiose a party. Invite famous DJs, organize concerts.
In order to organize parties, you need to be able to attract sponsors, learn to competently negotiate, or hire a PR-manager for this purpose. In addition to financial assistance, sponsors organize sponsorship parties, which are attended by many people, and a large number of people will attract new sponsors.
Ideally, in order to become a successful administrator of the club, you need to go yourself through the hierarchy of service. Having worked as a waiter, it is much easier to organize the work process of subordinates, take into account all the subtleties of work and formulate requirements for servicing.
Forget the traditional bargaining tricks. Undelivered and diluted drinks will ensure you a quick dishonest earnings, but will never make a good reputation.
Increase your professional qualifications by participating in contests and trainings for bartenders. Most often such events are held at the international level.
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