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The golden rules of hotel bartending

Posted by Chloe Papas on Mar 27, 2019 2:00:00 PM

So you want to become a hotel bartender. Maybe you’re already working behind a bar in a restaurant, or maybe you’re just starting your journey in hospitality and are weighing up your next move. It’s likely that you’ve seen a fair few movies or television shows where the hotel bartender seems like they are having a ball - hanging out behind a luxurious bar and chatting to travelers all day. 

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Topics: Career tips, Hotels, Staff

Effective time management skills every restaurant employee should have

Posted by Ana Cvetkovic on Mar 1, 2019 4:58:02 PM

Time management is a critical skill for any professional to develop - especially in the restaurant industry, where timeliness is closely related to perceived service quality. Research shows that restaurants that focus on punctuality by addressing it in pre-shift meetings provide a better overall experience to diners.

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Topics: Operations, Managers, Staff

How to climb the hospitality ladder

Posted by Andrea Aguilar on Feb 21, 2019 4:30:00 PM

Hospitality is unlike most industries. You can work in almost any sector with or without having a hospitality degree. Some people believe that only those with a degree are able to move up the ranks, whilst others believe that it’s about the years of experience you have.

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Topics: Career tips, Staff

How to pair vodka with food

Posted by Chloe Papas on Feb 15, 2019 4:30:00 PM

Traditionally when we talk about pairings, wine or beer springs to mind, often alongside a luxurious degustation or tapas dishes. Whether it’s a rich red alongside perfectly cooked beef, or the latest craft beer offering adding fruity notes to a pasta dish, foodies are used to certain combinations of food and alcohol on restaurant menus. Which is why sommeliers and chefs around the world are delving into the world of unique pairings - whether it’s gin, whiskey, mocktails, tea, or even vodka. 

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Topics: Hotels, Staff, Restaurants, Bars

How to make your hotel stand out from the crowd on Valentine's Day

Posted by Lynne Pratt on Feb 8, 2019 1:00:00 PM

Valentine’s Day offers hotels an excellent opportunity to increase bookings both for rooms, and tables in the hotel restaurant. In 2019 Valentine’s Day falls on a Thursday, so you can consider hosting events on the night as well a creating exclusive weekend packages. This allows you to appeal to those celebrating on the night and looking for a get-away afterward.

But, how you market your hotel, and the offers you create will play a large role in shaping how potential customers perceive your brand and venue.

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Topics: Hotels, Managers, Staff