For those of you who are on the other side of lockdown, the Melbourne bar, restaurant and hospo community is hurting. Physically, mentally and financially it’s fucking heartbreaking.
Martin Lange talks about the nightmare that it was to transform Cobbler, Death & Taxes and Savile Row from walk-ins-only bar, to bookings-only bars during the relaxations on the lockdown at the beginning of June
Kurtis Bosley explains why having key mentors in the bar community helps him deal with being the blows of being a boss and business owner
Jenna Hemsworth, one of the most recognisable names in our industry, talks about what its like to be unemployed after 12 years of slogging it out behind the bar.
Naren Young returns to writing monthly columns for Bartender mag. Here he looks at the trends in COVID cocktails and why esoteric drinks are best left off the list for now.
Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum is answering Sydneysiders’ prayers by bringing live independent music experiences back to the city as it navigates through its COVID-19 response.
We were happy to hear about “The real Melbourne ISO awards”, a light-hearted awards night to give Melbourne bar people something to smile about and realise there is a light at the end of the tunnel.
Catch up with yesterday’s Facebook Live chat with some of the country’s leading operators telling their frontline stories of Coronavirus
Please join us live on Facebook this Thursday at 4pm (click here for the event link) as we discuss the real COVID stories from some of our leading bar operators.
From today, hospitality workers who have been impacted by the crisis can register with proof of RSA at www.hennessyforhospo.com.au to claim a takeaway or dine-in $50 meal voucher at one of the participating venues nationally
In the middle of coronavirus lockdowns, Erin Reeves shared these words on what the hospo world will look like when lockdown is over