It may seem counterintuitive, but selling rare spirits at cost by the ounce can bring lucrative business to your bar. Learn the virtues of break-even programs and consider bringing high dollar bottles to your guests.
Some of the industry's greatest bartenders came from the world of theater — which makes sense, given the similarities between the bar and the stage. Here are five reasons a theater class will improve your skills as a bartender.
Are customers actually drinking that 1762 cognac on the shelf of your bar, or is it more of a showpiece? We talked with Salvatore Calabrese and Jack Rose Dining Saloon owner Bill Thomas for their thoughts on the power of vintage spirits.