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A guide to French wine regions

Posted by Chloe Papas on Aug 7, 2017 9:05:00 AM

Whether you’re just starting out behind the bar, managing an entire venue, or a server who wants to pick up a few tips and tricks, there is little doubt that French wine will be on your agenda regularly.

Most hospitality venues offer up a French wine or two (or twenty!) to customers, and often all that is listed on the wine menu is the name of the drop and its region.

Which is why we have put together a beginner’s guide to France’s regions, so you can learn the difference between wine from Bordeaux and Provence, wax lyrical about terroir, and describe the climate or location of specific wines and grapes.

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Categories: Tips for Sommeliers

A quick guide to the most popular vodka brands

Posted by Chloe Papas on Jul 31, 2017 9:45:00 AM

So, now you know the basics when it comes to vodka – how it’s made, the different standard styles, and how much truth there is to that whole potato thing – it’s time to learn about the brands that you will come across working in the hospitality industry.

It doesn’t matter if you’re just starting out as a bartender or you’re a keen vodka connoisseur – we’ve got you. Below are 12 of the most popular vodka brands favored around the world, from the more affordable options, to the high-level premium vodkas. 

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Categories: Tips for Bartenders

Vodka 101 – the basics

Posted by Chloe Papas on Jul 27, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Chances are – whether you have just started a gig as a bartender, are learning the spirits list at a new venue, or are a bit of an expert – you’ve come across vodka once or twice. 

Whether it’s in a cocktail, mixed with juice or lemonade, or – for those with the stomach for it – drunk as a shot, vodka of any brand or style has a distinct taste. It’s the most commonly used spirit across the world, and a stalwart of bars, restaurants and bottle shops.

But how much do you really know about vodka? Could you reel off the ins and outs of the product to a curious customer?

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Categories: Tips for Bartenders

Sake 101 – the basics

Posted by Chloe Papas on Jul 17, 2017 10:21:38 AM

As a server or bartender, you may not have had the chance to serve sake before. But this popular Japanese drink is gaining widespread recognition around the world, making it well worth knowing about, especially if you want to become more versatile as a hospitality worker!

Get ready to start your sake education now, because we’re here to explain the basics.

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Categories: Tips for Sommeliers, Tips for Bartenders

The 6 best restaurant-themed movies

Posted by Chloe Papas on Jun 7, 2017 9:05:00 AM

If you own a television and are a fan of food, you’ll probably be familiar with one or two of the hundreds of cooking shows out there. Whether it’s MasterChef or My Kitchen Rules, or endless episodes of reality shows on channels dedicated solely to food, there’s no shortage of delicious entertainment out there.

But in the flurry of new shows and reruns, it’s easy to forget how many fantastic restaurant-themed movies there are too, which is why we’re here to jog your memory (and add new ideas to your Netflix queue!).

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