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Bar Etiquette: How to Keep the Bartender Happy

Occupational hazards are a way of life no matter your profession:  doctors are required to be in the presence of the sick and dying, construction workers are on the constant lookout for falling cinderblocks, Alaskan king crab fisherman must avoid being washed overboard by a giant swell.  Sure, bartenders do not walk the same perilous…

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Bartending Schools: The Real Truth From TheRealBarman

Check out my video on what I really think about bartending schools, and then read the article below that provides a survey in which I asked 47 bar owners and managers what they thought about bartending school and how relevant they are to finding a bartending job. As I take on this ever-increasing (and quite…

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How to Become a Bartender

THE ULTIMATE BOOK ON HOW TO LAND A BARTENDING JOB! Read below for 10 quick tips on how to become a bartender. How to be a Bartender: Get a Bartending Job With Little or no Experience in 30 Days or Less Also grab a copy at: Barnes & Noble Connect with me on Google+

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Duane the Mixologist

Hello, my name is Duane.  I am a mixologist.  People call me Duane the mixologist.  If you need a cocktail, please do not call out, “Hey bartender,” because I will not respond, as I am not a bartender.  Please call me Duane, or Master Mixologist and I will be happy to serve you (sometimes when…

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Emails From Joan

It has almost been a year since Joan and I shared our most intimate moments. I have tried to contact her again to see if we could get the old spark going, but alas, she condemns me in silence. As a tribute to Joan, I have decided to instead repost our initial encounter for those…