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Ivana Rnjak

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How to be a bartender – tips for beginners

Posted by Ivana Rnjak on Jul 1, 2020 10:52:21 AM

If you’re about to start your first bartending job, or you’re thinking it might soon be time to switch it up and get behind a bar for the first time, there’s no need to be overwhelmed by your new adventure. 

Bartending is an incredibly rewarding and exciting path to take in the hospitality industry. But of course, it can be a little daunting for beginners. We’ve got some tips (and even a great beginners bartending course) to help you feel more confident and prepared when you get started! 

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Topics: Hospitality career tips, Hotels, Hospitality insights, Hospitality staff, Bars

How hospitality venues utilize Typsy - A case study from Brougham Arms

Posted by Ivana Rnjak on Jan 30, 2019 8:37:53 AM

The award-winning Brougham Arms Hotel in Bendigo, Australia has been training its staff with Typsy for two years. Recently, they used our Custom Content feature to create a series of training videos specific to the operational needs of the venue. 

Kylie Macumber (Operations Manager) looks after operations at the Brougham Arms Hotel. She was recommended Typsy by a friend in the hospitality industry and was drawn in by the expertise of the instructors.

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Topics: Case studies, Media

An introduction to German beers

Posted by Ivana Rnjak on Feb 12, 2018 9:15:24 AM

While much has changed throughout humanity’s long history, one thing has remained the same for millennia: our love of beer. Humans have been brewing beer longer than we’ve been baking bread!

Beer is thought to have originated in Ancient Sumer and most likely reached Europe sometime late in the Bronze Age, with brewing beginning in Germany. It’s no surprise that Germans were probably the first to brew in Europe, given the prominence of beer in German culture.

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Topics: Hospitality insights, Hospitality staff, Bars

New mentor session: Sebastian Priller

Posted by Ivana Rnjak on Jan 22, 2018 10:08:00 AM

In addition to our courses, we also publish mentor sessions that take you backstage with industry leaders.

This week we are pleased to announce the release of Sebastian Priller's mentor session: Riegele – Where tradition meets innovation

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Topics: Hospitality insights, Typsy updates, Bars

A guide to essential kitchen equipment

Posted by Ivana Rnjak on Jan 18, 2018 8:42:00 AM

The equipment housed in commercial kitchens is an indispensable (and very expensive) element of a successful restaurant.

Every commercial kitchen with its unique menu will pick the equipment that will help it meet its food preparation and cooking needs. The equipment used to cook food off a simple brunch menu will look very different to the complicated gadgets used in restaurants that specialize in molecular gastronomy.

With so much different equipment out there, commercial kitchens can be daunting places for back of house newbies – especially those who are working their way up the kitchen hierarchy without a commercial cookery education. That’s why we’ve put together this guide to help you familiarize yourself with some of the equipment you’re likely to come across when you land that back of house job.

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Topics: Hospitality operations, Hotels, Hospitality staff, Restaurants