What’s happening in the world of bartending?
3 Barista Tips from a Professional EBS graduate
Introducing Boris Nevrlly (known as Mr Espresso on Instagram) 24 years old, from Pula, Croatia. Being a total coffee fanatic led him to EBS Rome in 2018, to take our 5 Day Barista Course. Before EBS, he was working as a head waiter in a restaurant, but he was struggling with his dial in and latte art. Fortunately, he knew about EBS since high school and a thought came to his mind, "hmm, I could check to see if they have a coffee course…” Read more..
How an EBS graduate created her own bartending company
Meet Elisa, a 23-year-old from Italy who went from being a student on our 4 week international course in London to owning her own bartending company called Spin and Shake! Her favorite cocktail: Daiquiri. Good choice Elisa, good choice. Here is her story... Read more..
Why every young bartender needs a mentor
You’re at the start of your professional career, about to start working in your first real job at a bar. Even though you learned many things already, the first couple of months of working at a bar will be challenging. You will get lots of new impressions, meets lots of different people and will have to overcome struggles, like any young professional. In those challenging times a mentor can help you to shape your personality as a bartender and develop to become the bartender you want to be. Read more..
How to create an energy booster for your next staff meal
Having dinner with the whole team of your bar or restaurant before your shift starts is one of the best ways to bond, invite conversations and creates a great, relaxed atmosphere. Nothing brings pe Read more..
6 tips on how to make your next company event a success
For a company to be successful it is important that employees identify with the enterprise they work for, one way to encourage this is to organize corporate events. Companies should not underestimate the value of those events: It’s an opportunity to network and stimulates communication but also relaxation. Organizing a corporate event is a great way to bond and to loosen up the atmosphere between colleagues. Read more..
The six most common stereotypes about bartenders
There’s prejudices about everything and everyone, so it comes as no surprise that there are also some myths about the profession of bartending. What is really true about those stereotypes? Have you Read more..
From Biochemistry to Bartending: Meet EBS instructor Andrea Senna
Steve Jobs once said ‘The only way to do great work is to love what you do.’ Meet Andrea Senna who works as an EBS instructor, his story proves that this statement is true! Read more..
Why bartender training is worth the money: Tim's story
Tim Lefèvre knew that he wanted to make a new and exciting change in his life, what he didn’t know was that change would come in the form of a bartender training course in Amsterdam.
He al Read more..
The 5 biggest bar industry trends for 2018
Do you want to be up-to-date about the bar industry trends that are awaiting in 2018? Already in 2017 the trend of using vegetables in cocktails has emerged, but this year it will be put on a whole new level. Also, there's good news for craft beer lovers: Microbreweries still continue to become more popular. Find out what else to expect this year! Read more..
FIVE TIPS TO STAY MOTIVATED BEHIND THE BAR
It’s Monday evening and you’re almost six hours in your shift, while your friends are out, having fun.. Despite the fact that you LOVE your job as a bartender, there will always be some days you la Read more..
Becoming a bar manager: Monika's story
Monika went from feeling like there was something missing in her life in Italy to becoming a bar manager at a top-rated restaurant in Amsterdam. What’s even more amazing is how she landed her job: She sent out 10 CVs immediately after graduating from her bartender course and got invited to 10 job interviews! If you’re interested in becoming a bar manager, we advise you to keep reading and see how Monika achieved it. Read more..
Why Bartending is the Best Job in the World!
Not sure yet about what you want to do after graduating? Find out why bartending is an interesting career option, combining everything you’re looking for in a job. Read more..
Bartending - 5 Transferable Career Skills
One day you might wake up and need a change of scenery. You start working on your CV and realize you’re not quite sure how to tie your diverse experiences with a set of key transferable skills... Read more..
What is it like to work at Be at One?
Things have changed as Be At One has grown in size, but they have kept their values along the way. We spoke to two employees of Be At One, Kimberley and Ricardas, about their experiences and their top tips for securing a job with the bar chain. Read more..
Is bartending a real job?
Bartending as has its ups and downs - to deny this would be ignorance. There are some days when you have incredible shifts, there are other days when you can’t wait to get home, yet, most of the time it’s an enjoyable and rewarding job. This is how a lot, if not all, jobs work. Read more..
What to Expect When You Become a Bar Manager
Moving from bartender to bar manager can often be a big step. What changes should you look out for? At EBS MatchStaff - we've put together a guide for you. Read more..
Getting A Bartending Job: What Do Employers Look For?
So you’ve been looking for a bartending job for a while and you’ve got an interview in an awesome venue - that’s great! You’ve printed off your CV and references. You’ve put on your best clothes and you’re ready to Read more..
Why do Bartenders use so much ice?
At some point in all of our lives we’ve either asked, or heard someone ask, why do bartenders use so much ice in cocktails, spirit mixers or just in general. Read more..
The Healthy Bartender: Forever a Paradox?
The concept of being a healthy bartender whilst working in the hospitality industry is nearly always a backseat priority for most “younger” members of the sector. Read more..
MY FIRST BARTENDER JOB
My very first bartender job was in a brand new retro nightclub in a small town in England. It was the type of place where ordering a vodka and pineapple juice was seen as exotic. Read more..
How to make a good first impression when applying to bar jobs (in 5 easy steps)
CVs and cover letters are your chance to make a good first impression when applying to bar jobs, and on employers in general. Read more..
A beginner’s guide to recruiting bartenders and bar staff
The turnover rate for the hospitality industry currently sits at 47%. For every 10 members of staff you hire, you can expect almost half of them to leave within a year. There are ways to combat this and Read more..
How to improve staff retention
To improve staff retention is almost as equally important as effective recruitment. Once you have found the right staff you need for your venue, it’s only common sense that you want to ensure they stay Read more..
How to Introduce Yourself Professionally
You don’t need to write a complicated history or biography about yourself to introduce yourself professionally. You want to give a brief glimpse into your personality and... Read more..
How to write an effective bartender job description
Writing an effective bartender job description can be something that is majorly overlooked by managers/or people in charge of recruitment. Read more..