There are hours of prep work, hours of clean-up, and hours of catering to the demands of people who have no concept of a bartender's actual hours. Their lives are not an endless party The bartender is like the parent at a slumber party: they are working to make sure everybody else is having fun, while trying to keep them from getting in too much trouble.And once the kids go to bed, they're up late cleaning the mess. When you're in an environment that's extremely high volume, everything goes out the window A skilled bartender always wants to make the best drink possible, but in a busy bar there's a balance between meticulous craftsmanship and breakneck efficiency.I think it’s great that women are confident but women with a little too much liquid courage sometimes don’t understand that a man might not be interested in them. just because you’re a woman, you can’t have every guy you want.
Dan Gentile is a staff writer on Thrillist's national food and drink team.He has recently added "beer and a shot" to his ordering repertoire and is looking forward to many approving nods and confusing buzzes.Love takes time to find, and you can date until you're blue in the face, but that in my opinion does not increase your odds of finding ‘the one.’ You just date more, have more half-assed connections, and more half-assed relationship failures.” -- “If you notice she has half her drink and you’re on your second, you might wanna stop drinking as fast. If you're looking for a man with a job who may or may not be married then hop on Bumble or better yet, ” -- “If you wanna get laid, join a social sports team -- it’s inevitable. Stay in your age group -- or at least the 10-year buffer on each side -- and don’t try to play the dad card.Just know that they’re screwing someone else on the team as well. Parenting is not a pick-up line.” -- "One thing I see [as a bartender] that the general population might not notice are women just being really pushy with guys.But to the guys who aren't used to your dad's um, unique sense of humor, this experience can be downright terrifying.
We're talking, threatened with weapons and potential castration kind of scary.
So, to clear up some misconceptions about the wide world of bartending, we chatted with a few anonymous industry pros about the aspects of their jobs that are the least understood.
Keep these ideas in mind next time you step up to the bar, and your bartender will be much happier to enable your partying. It looks easier than it is On average, bartenders probably do 10-12hr shifts, sometimes with no break.
Think your dad's scare tactics still reign supreme?
These 10 stories just might make your dad's meet and greet methods seem welcoming.
We never even made it out that night, he was too sick!