“Implement the “no bitching about work” at Staffies rule – coz toxic negativity can be a real downer on the workplace vibe. Staffies are for asking your workmates about their lives outside of work and venting about Sharons and Karens.”
“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.
The free tool, was developed by award-winning and innovative bartender, Monica Berg, who is co-owner of London’s Tayer + Elementary.
The retreat is founded and inspired by the Japanese culture of shinrin-yoku which translates literally as “forest–bath”.
We spoke to four bartenders who know their specs to get their tips: Alex Boon from Mjolner Melbourne (and the reigning Australian Diageo World Class champ); 2018 Bartender of the Year Jenna Hemsworth; the reigning Speed Rack Australia champ, Millie Tang from The Gresham in Brisbane; and owner-bartender of the award-winning Melbourne cocktail bar, Above Board, Hayden Lambert.
We asked Ceri Kidby-Salom (aka Healthy Party Girl), who juggles the hospitality industry with her career as a health coach and nutritionist, to share her top tips for resisting the temptation for grease over greens.
“Maybe you don’t need to have six shots to be good at your job.” A look at sober bartenders and wellness in the grueling hospitality industry.