Every Saturday night bars and pubs around Sydney’s Newtown attract close to 36,500 people and publicans are cashing in on the crowd. According to officials from the City of Sydney, patronage in Newtown has increased by 65 per cent since 2012, mostly due to the tough liquor laws that were introduced in the Kings Cross […]
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If mixing drinks has never been your talent, there’s good news – a simple 3 ingredient cocktail that doesn’t compromise on taste is possible. In this video you’ll learn some easy and delicious cocktails that anyone can make.
August is whiskey month at bars and clubs around Australia so the focus will be on whiskey or whisky – whichever way you prefer to spell it. The aim is to get more people drinking whisky and one way to do this, is by educating people about the drink. Those in the hospitality industry looking […]
Ask any experienced bartender what’s the key to working busy shifts and they’ll tell you “staying calm”. In this video we’ll get some tips on how to handle the crowd.
A recent post on HospitalityMagazine.com.au discussed the 4 technologies that every hospitality business needs. If you don’t believe in technology for your business, you are seriously missing out on ways to make your business more efficient and profitable.Here are the top 4 technologies to consider, An effective online booking system. Most customers want the option […]
A Melbourne Bar “Black Pearl” has won the Best International Cocktail Bar title at the 2017 Spirited Awards held in New Orleans. The establishment happens to be celebrating its 15th birthday next month. The bar recently also won Best Cocktail List in 2016 at the Australian Liquor Industry Awards (ALIA), also having won Best Bar […]
A study from OpenTable shows that only one in five Australians always or frequently leave a tip when dining out. Researchers found that almost half of Australian diners (47 per cent) would tip 10 per cent on the total bill. A staggering 21 per cent of Australian diners say they never leave a tip. Our […]
Two former operators of a Kings Cross club have been fined $7000 each and ordered to pay legal costs of $1500 each as well as being handed down a lifetime ban from holding a liquor license or managing any licensed venue. According to Deputy Premier and Minister for Justice Troy Grant, a life ban was […]
According to a secret drinking study conducted at venues around the country, levels of intoxication increase by 11 per cent after midnight, making a case for the lockout laws. The number of males and young people in a venue also impacted the levels of intoxication in the venue. Researchers visited 62 different venues in five […]
It is believed that the first distillation of rum happened in the 17th century on the sugarcane plantations of the Caribbean. Since then rum has become a firm favourite the world over, not just on islands where sugarcane, the main ingredient for rum, is grown. If rum is your thing, you’ll want to watch this video […]