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#RAISEYOURSPIRITS platform is launching a second round of Bartender Advice sessions focusing on ‘Back to Work’ skills. Hosted by Peter Hollands thanks to Bacardi-Martini Australia.
Since our update last Friday, there has been some welcome news from both the Victorian Premier, Dan Andrews as well as NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian in relation to the cautious lifting of restrictions in cafes, restaurants, clubs and pubs.
A bullet-point breakdown of the easing of coronavirus restrictions nationwide for the hospitality industry that may impact your trade for this weekend
When it comes to reopening bars, “there’s definitely going to be a shift in terms of our customers that aren’t ready for that leap,” says Chau Tran at Burrow bar in Sydney.
“When you have situations like this, this is where really interesting sort of flash evolutions happen, especially socially,” says Daniel Noble from Old Mate’s Place.
‘Compassion, courage and empathy are some of the characteristics we will all have to display during these times,’ says Campari Academy Australia’s Daniele Pirotta.
The Blend caught up with gregarious, Stefano Catino, Co-owner of Maybe Sammy for insights into how the situation of Covid-19 has impacted his businesses.
Bartenders can go through the hospitlaity COVID-19 hygiene training now, which has been developed by the Australian Hotels Association.
“We want to encourage people to be creative, be mindful, and to not always reach for the bottle,” says Nick Miles of his Youtube show with Jamie Fleming.
“The first week, or the first two weeks [that bars are open], everyone’s going to get pretty slammed,” says Brisbane bar owner Martin Lange. “But then after the second week people are going to say, ‘I have no money.'”