Tag: bartender

Drink of the Day:  Springtime Cooler

Drink of the Day: Springtime Cooler

April 1, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Happy April Fool’s Day, everyone! After many months of personal reevaluation, I am now ready to get this going again.  This break ended up being much longer than anticipated.  Now that I am getting my life back into full gear again, it is now time to share some daily drinks with those of you who […]

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Drink of the Day:  Wasabi Cucumber Saketini

Drink of the Day: Wasabi Cucumber Saketini

January 20, 2016 | By | 2 Comments

Good morning!  It has been a long layoff due to some personal issues, but I am finally ready to get this going in full swing again. To start off on the right note, I am introducing a cocktail that uses sake for it’s base.  This is something that Jason Neiswanger, Sushi Chef extraordinaire at Twiisted, […]

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Drink of the Day:  Seaboard

Drink of the Day: Seaboard

September 15, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

Here’s a nice way to start your week off on the right note.  A whiskey and gin combination that blends in some fresh citrus and a little simple syrup to diminish the rough edges and gives you a nice and smooth finished product.  This could make a good drink to quaff after that long and […]

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Drink of the Day:  The Pacifist

Drink of the Day: The Pacifist

July 11, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

We are just hours away from shutting the week off from all the hustle and bustle.  Time to relax, enjoy you and forget about all the chaos that goes along with the five-day week.  Here’s the perfect cocktail to help you on your way to a nice and care-free weekend. A rum and brandy combination […]

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The Drink of the Day is the Saratoga Cocktail

The Drink of the Day is the Saratoga Cocktail

July 2, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Brandy is a nice and sweet choice that is a great ingredient for a summertime cocktail.  It goes well with many mixers, mostly citrus, and is a great substitute for rum on occasion.  Even combining it with rum is a good way to up your flavor notes on many tiki beverages.  However, today I am just going […]

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Bartending – A Job to Fill the Need for Work or a Lifetime Occupation?

Bartending – A Job to Fill the Need for Work or a Lifetime Occupation?

September 9, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

I can still remember my mindset when I first got into the restaurant / bar industry over 25 years ago, and I will tell you that the furthest thing from my mind was that I would be writing books on this occupation, (and surely not articles).  My goals were clear:  Go to school to get […]

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The Customer Experience:  Part One – It all Begins with the Perception

The Customer Experience: Part One – It all Begins with the Perception

September 4, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Part 1:   It All Begins with the Perception   This is Part 1 of a three-part series regarding customer service in the bar and restaurant industry.    The first question that many bar owners should ask themselves is, “What will work best when building and maintaining a clientele in my establishment?”  It first comes down […]

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The Gentleman’s Cocktail is July 19th Drink of the Day!!

The Gentleman’s Cocktail is July 19th Drink of the Day!!

July 19, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

You gotta love the taste of a good bourbon.  At least I do.  That’s why I tend to try to keep the flavor of it on top of everything else, even when making a mixed drink.  A superb American whiskey on the rocks will suffice for me.  However, this would be a very boring blog […]

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The Georgia Peach is July 12th Drink of the Day!!

The Georgia Peach is July 12th Drink of the Day!!

July 12, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Here’s a nice and refreshing drink to enjoy while doing some yard work.  Easy to make for those who don’t want to take too long of a break while pulling weeds or mowing the lawn, this one will not only keep you going, it will also keep you coming back for more.  Just be ready […]

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The Boston Tea Party is July 4th Drink of the Day!!

The Boston Tea Party is July 4th Drink of the Day!!

July 4, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

We celebrate our independence on this day.  Let’s not forget the people who fought for our freedoms that we enjoy as Americans today.  Well, at least the freedoms we still have.  I wouldn’t doubt that our Founding Fathers are probably rolling in their graves, seeing the craziness that goes on today in our government…. Let […]

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