Monthly Archives: February 2009
I usually do not put a video on the blog but this one is quite good. My friend Robert forwarded on to me. I like the train one. Talk about a close call. Enjoy this one.
To continue from last week on Madeira and on fortified wines that were pretty popular in the past but not so much now , we are going to talk a bit about Marsala. Marsala comes from the island of Sicily and it’s name derives from the port of the same name located at the northwest […]
I am usually tired when I go to work or teach. I get up early enough and busy all day then in the afternoon I may take a quick nap but usually there are things to do. Getting in the car , I can hardly keep my eyes open when driving. Yawning , trying to […]
Okay here it goes. The answers from the quiz earlier today. 1. What also goes into the glass shaker for a Black and Tan cocktail that was not mentioned is 2 measures of Irish Whiskey. 2. Denmark is where Peter invented Cherry Heering. 3. Kummel’s main flavour comes from the caraway seed. 4. For a […]
Okay here we go with the Tuesday quiz. The quiz that is both interesting and useless at the same time because most of these questions however interesting they may be , offer no real help in the day to day service we provide to the patron who comes for food and drink in our establishment. […]
Now we are up to this point in my hospitality career when things are really beginning to get adventurous. After a short stint on the SS Norway and then going to French school , I heard of an exchange opportunity that existed for hospitality students between Canada and Switzerland. Signing up for it and later […]
Tonight was a good night. I opened at 3 PM and had a 4 table section. Three deuces and a four top. My sales were $1490 and I did 38 covers over 17 tables.My tip out was $52 and I walked out with $247 at 9:15. What am I nuts to change jobs!!! I am […]