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Brisbane Faces Hospitality Staff Crisis

According to experts, Queensland is facing a hospitality staffing crisis, as proposed Brisbane tourism developments are expected to create 9000 extra jobs by the year 2020. The problem facing the industry is that it is struggling to attract talent due

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Digital Union for Hospitality Workers

A digital union has been offered to hospitality employees with a membership costing just $9.99 a month. Hospo Voice is a part of the United Voice union, hoping to attract young hospitality industry workers who wouldn’t necessarily be interested in

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Welcoming a New Staff Member to Your Hospitality Business

One of the biggest challenges for hospitality businesses is acquiring and retaining good staff members. In this video you’ll learn the 7 things to do to welcome a new staff member into a hospitality business.

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Battle of The Sommeliers

Who makes better Sommeliers? Men or Women? This is the question asked in an article on While some think women have more sensitive palates, the real question is which gender is better at tasting and selling wine? The article

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Video: Selling the Whisky Experience

While whisky use to be considered an old mans drink, more and more people are discovering this gem of the beverage world.  In this video Masterclass William Grant & Sons Whisky Specialist Laura Hay explores whisky tasting and gives hospitality vendors

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Video: Learn to Make Cost-effective Cocktails

A video from shows us some ideas for making cost-effective cocktails. Giuseppe Zagari, owner of Aperitivo Restaurant talks about “safe” cocktails and shows us some affordable alcoholic creations. Why not give these a try this weekend?    

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Discover Your Own Signature Cocktail

Whether you’re hosting a party or trying to find something to make your bar/restaurant stand out, a signature drink can give your party/business the edge. Here are some steps to discovering your own signature cocktail. Taste is key The most

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Learn How Alcohol Affects the Body

Part of serving alcohol responsibly means understanding how alcohol affects the human body and the consequences of excessive consumption. About 20 percent of the alcohol we consume is absorbed through the stomach and 80 per cent through the small intestine.

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Pubs in Metros More Confident About Future Profitability

According to a report from corporate advisory firm Ferrier Hodgson, metropolitan pub confidence is higher than regional pubs due to declining populations, ageing hoteliers and a lack of innovation in regional areas. Confidence in the future is strong in metropolitan areas with

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The Art of Bartending Video

Bartending is not just a job anymore, its an art form and these bartenders in the video below have really honed their craft. So can you…just make sure you complete your RSA training first.  

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