U.K. Bartending Licence Requirements

Continuing our series on how to be a bartender around the world, this week we’ve got the requirements for England and UK. If you missed them, here’s for Canada and the United States. Pub culture has been a huge part of the U.K. way of life for hundreds of years, with cities teeming with everything from indie gastropubs […]

Sips Cocktail Emporium of Vancouver

Jordie Yow was already a cocktail enthusiast with an impressive home bar setup when he and Darcy Broatch began dating, and it wasn’t long before Darcy herself was hooked, with Jordie creating different drinks for her. A trip to Toronto for a friend’s wedding proved to be the catalyst for this East Vancouver couple – […]

BYOB Cocktail Emporium Toronto

Known as Toronto’s coolest neighbourhood, Queen Street West – or Queen West to its ultra-hip patrons – is the creative hub of the city: a lively two kilometre strip packed with galleries, must-visit restaurants, fashion stores and boutique hotels, it is a major tourist attraction in the southwest quadrant of the Ontarian capital. Tucked in […]

Bartender Resume Guide

Bartending is a job which pretty much anybody can try their hand at, and many people continue to make a good living from the wages and tips on offer. Yet with the economy still in the doldrums and increasing numbers turning to tending bar as an option to keep themselves afloat financially, competition for employment […]