The Hardest Part of Bartending

by | Aug 14, 2019 | 0 comments

The Mixology Talk Podcast, Episode #157

We asked a bunch of bartenders what the hardest part of bartending was. Here are the top three responses and some suggestions for tackling them.

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In today’s Episode… we asked a bunch of bartenders what the hardest part of bartending is.

I thought the top responses would be things like:

  • Scheduling and working on weekends when friends/family are free
  • Dealing with difficult guests or annoying customers
  • People not taking your job seriously as a career.

And while a few people mentioned these, none were in the top three!

According to bartenders, the hardest parts of bartending are:

  • Remembering Cocktail Recipes
  • Dealing with workplace politics
  • Creating cocktails for the menu

Surprised? I was!

Listen / watch above for our thoughts on how to alleviate these challenges and made life just a little bit easier behind the bar.

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