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New course: Introduction to Guinness with Stephen Kilcullen

Posted by Chloe Papas on Mar 16, 2018 3:44:03 PM

Think you know everything there is to know about Guinness?

Think again! Guinness is much more than just a rich stout with a huge following in Ireland. It’s one of the most popular beers in the world, and we are excited to bring you an in-depth Introduction to Guinness course with Stephen Kilcullen.

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Categories: Typsy news, Tips for bartenders

How to maintain healthy relationships when you work crazy hours

Posted by Chloe Papas on Feb 14, 2018 8:11:00 AM

A career in hospitality is rewarding in many different ways; it’s a dynamic industry, with the flexibility to move anywhere in the world, advance quickly and meet new people every day. But, a life of working in hospitality can have an effect on other areas of your life: namely, relationships.

Whether it’s friendships, romantic partners, or making sure you catch up with your mom once a week, finding the time and energy to maintain relationships out of work can be tough.

We have put together a list of health and wellbeing tips to remember when it all seems too difficult to juggle.

 

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Categories: Tips for front of house, Tips for back of house, Wellbeing for hospitality

What you need to know about mise en place

Posted by Chloe Papas on Jan 29, 2018 8:01:00 AM

One of the most important lessons that a chef or cook can master is mise en place. You may be thinking: what on earth is mise en place, and why are we speaking in French?

Don’t worry, we’ll explain everything.

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Categories: Tips for back of house

Perfect Christmas gifts for hospitality workers

Posted by Chloe Papas on Dec 7, 2017 8:13:00 AM

On the lookout for a perfect gift for a friend, relative or colleague who works in hospitality? Maybe your best friend works in a bar, or you’re getting a Kris Kringle present for someone from work. Perhaps your sibling manages a cafe, or you want to find the ideal pressie for your manager.

Christmas is coming up fast, and you will want to make sure that you tick all your presents off the list before the shops get too crazy. Well, you’re in luck, because we’ve put together a list of the best Christmas presents for hospitality professionals!

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Categories: Hospitality inspiration

5 signs you need more on-the-job training

Posted by Chloe Papas on Nov 27, 2017 9:46:25 AM

The nature of the hospitality industry can mean that you are thrown into a role with short notice or minimal training, and expected to learn new skills and processes on the job. This particularly applies to front of house workers; waiters, floor staff, and bar staff.

For venues that have a high or seasonal turnover of staff, (that employ numerous casual workers or that are hiring you to replace someone who left unexpectedly), there simply might not be time to offer you much training when you begin your role. Beyond an initial induction and instructions, it can be difficult to access comprehensive training from busy venue owners and managers.

We have put together a few signs to look out for if you’re concerned you might need more on-the-job training, and some ideas on how to access it.

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Categories: Hospitality operations, HR for hospitality venues, Hospitality training

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