QUALITY OF BARS AND BARTENDING IN INDIA
Bars and bartenders in India are getting better in quality every day. Which also indicates that India is growing socially. People now look at bars not only as a place to have a drink but also socialize. People visit the bar irrelevant if it’s a weekend or not. Bar are become a place for hangout’s, for casual meetings as the bar is now considered more of a fun place.
Each bar has its very own theme to stand out. Nothing like before where music was the main source of entertainment. Karaoke nights, happy hours, ladies night, buy one get one, etc. Theme nights are becoming important as the options guests have are plenty to choose from. Bars are trying new and innovative methods to bring in the guest. Brewery has also sprung in huge numbers recently as bars have now started brewing their own beer. Which is something very innovative. 12 to 15 years back brewing a beer in bars was something very hard to imagine.
The guest now knows what he wants as he actually knows his drink. Which makes the bartender job more interesting and challenging if not difficult. There has been a rise in cocktail bars as well. Which indicate that the man serving (bartender) also need to be educated in making drinks. Which has also improved the quality of bartenders. Bars now look for qualified bartenders as it’s not a job like anyone could do. Where it was all about pouring straight drinks and making some very basic cocktails. Cocktails are seen as an important part of the menu. Bars are spending a huge amount of money on the menu and getting their cocktails right.
Bartender now has to know the product they deal with and the bar like the back of their hand. Hotels and bars are spending a lot of revenue on training their staff. A trained bartender could definitely increase the sale of the bar, which the bars have now realised. A good bartender would definitely bring value to the bar. Bartending as a profession is now growing as Bars are now looking for qualified bartenders, something which was not given importance in the past. A bartender should be well versed with everything his bar has to offer. A bartender reflects on how seriously the bar takes its guest and also bartenders would love to work in a bar which is well set. The bar with the right combination i.e. A great bar with a great bartender could never go wrong.
Cocktails reflect on how good a bartender is. Anyone can make a cocktail but only a bartender can make a great cocktail. And yeah it almost a task to judge the bartenders. The bartenders in India today are as good as any in the world. Imagine if it’s a world-class level bar with no bartenders in it. The bartenders have proved their value in the bar and everyone released it. Bartending and bartenders is an important feature in every bar.
The level of bar and bartenders have definitely gone up in India. Bars and Bartenders in India today are of WORLD CLASS level.
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