We live in Las Vegas, so we should at least know the basics of ordering drinks, and cocktailing etiquette.
Historically, bartending was a part-time job. Something you did to get customer service experience or as a transitional job in college. But that’s changed dramatically. Bartending is a career now, and it has to be to keep up with the demands for new and changing drink menus, cram-packed with craft cocktails – that we don’t want to make ourselves!
Bartenders are now Mixologists. They’re professionals at their craft, who take pride in their career.
Bartenders also tend to be great listeners and are often able to offer advice on all types of things. Who doesn’t get a little chatty after their third or fourth drink? Lucky for us, bartenders also tend to be really good at keeping their thought to themselves. – like the things you do that they secretly hate.
Here’s something to help you out next time you hit up happy hour. Someone asked bartenders to name those annoying things customers do. Here are a few things bartenders hate – read up – because you’ll probably get better service.