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How to Manage a Successful Bar

How to Manage a Successful Bar

Christopher Egerton-Thomas

ISBN: 978-0-471-30461-6

Mar 1994

220 pages

Select type: Paperback

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An invaluable comprehensive guide to running a bar for maximum profit and minimum stress. Detailed coverage includes 25 of the most important drink recipes; beverage and equipment basics; how to hire, fire and motivate staff; establishing rapport with customers and handling difficult situations; dealing with mixed orders from waiters; legal aspects of safety and sanitation; guidelines for responsible alcohol service. Contains numerous authentic examples.

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