What should a first time bartender know?
10 Tips For the Beginner Cocktail Bartender Focus on service, not just drinks. You are a bartender, not an artist - you provide service above all else. Taste everything. Be knowledgeable. Dont be pretentious. Dont be lazy. Control your dilution. Dont adjust too much. Dont shake everything.More items •11 Jun 2013
Is bartending scary?
From bad tips to rowdy patrons — bartending can be one of the hardest jobs in the world. You work all night, on your feet, and your clientele is drunk. Peeing on the bar, spilling champagne on a bride, and making the worst drinks ever — the following 16 bartenders share their horror stories from the frontlines.