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Three interpersonal skills I learned from working in hospitality

When I turned eighteen, I decided to get a job behind the bar in a restaurant as I could do with some extra cash. I choose bar work as it would fit in well with my Uni roster; I could work evenings without it affecting my class attendance. Perfect! First, I signed up for a bartending course with Sydney Bar...

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The three most popular jobs for people travelling in Australia

The three most popular jobs for people travelling in Australia

An Australian Student Visa allows you to study and work in Australia for a period equal to the duration of your Course plus one month (28 days after the last day of class). You must be over 16 to be eligible for this visa. The student visa is approved only if combined with an accredited course of study provided by...

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The Career Progression of a Bartender

The Career Progression of a Bartender

The Bartender - that young person who doesn't really seem to care about slinging you whiskey dry's all night and isn’t aware this industry is one of the biggest and most profitable in the world! I never intended to get “stuck” in the hospitality industry; I personally wanted to pursue a career in Photography. But I’ve been in it for...

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Five Easy Peasy Lemon-Squeezy Cocktails

Five Easy Peasy Lemon-Squeezy Cocktails

Just as there’s more than one way to fry a fish, there’s more than one way to make a cocktail and anybody who’s an expert will most probably tell you you’re doing it wrong anyway, so you may as well go ahead and get creative! Like many things, it comes down to your tastebuds. Some will want a little more...

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Five Tips For Becoming A Great Bartender

Five Tips For Becoming A Great Bartender

Throughout my ten years experience in the hospitality industry, I’ve perfected my trade, from slinging cocktails in high end bars in Edinburgh to working down the local tavern in Sydney. Here are my top five tips to becoming a great bartender. 1. ALWAYS ARRIVE 15-20 MINUTES PRIOR TO YOUR SHIFT STARTING I can’t stress enough this part of the bartenders...

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11 Pet Hates of a Bartender

1. HAVE YOUR ORDER READY WHILE AT A BUSY BAR If you've been waiting in a queue, how have you not had time to think about what you want? If everyone knew what they wanted, instead of 'umming' and 'ahhing' once they finally make it to the bar, they'd all get served a lot quicker! 2. JUST A GENERAL ORDER...

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At Sydney Bar School, we know our beer!

At Sydney Bar School, we know our beer!

Beer ... one of, if not, the biggest selling alcoholic beverage available to our customers. It is important before starting work in the bars and taverns in Australia that you know your beer types, your glassware and more importantly, how to perfect the art of pouring. Let’s start with some history. Beer is the oldest beverage humans have ever produced,...

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Give Yourself the Edge: What Managers are Looking for on a Trial Shift?

Give Yourself the Edge: What Managers are Looking for on a Trial Shift?

So you have secured a trial shift in a couple of days and you don’t have much time to prepare – what to practice, what will you need to know, what’s in an espresso martini – will I have to make one, and that is before you have even started that uni-assignment….. doh!!! Don’t stress too much – they have...

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Wine Myths Uncorked!

Wine Myths Uncorked!

Here at Sydney Bar School, we like wine … we like it a lot! There are many myths surrounding the delightful grapey good stuff and we thought we would take a look at a few and give you our thoughts on them. Vintage Champagne is better quality … We tend to think this because vintage Champagne is often at the...

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And They’re Off!! Melbourne Cup Cocktails!

And They’re Off!! Melbourne Cup Cocktails!

Get your bets down and sink a couple of these amazing cocktails in celebration of your Melbourne Cup winners! It’s the race that stops a nation and when we’re all watching it, the nation needs a drink! Whether you’re heading to Flemington for the festivities or taking the afternoon off with your office to huddle around a TV and cheer...

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