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  • GOING Through the archives with Joanne McKerchar

    GOING Through the archives with Joanne McKerchar

    Joanne is a Senior Archivist at the Diageo Archive in Scotland. The archive contains a wealth of historical literature, accounts, advertising and personal notes relating to Diageo’s range of brands.

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  • EPISODE #20: NEW FLAVOURS & EMERGING TRENDS

    EPISODE #20: NEW FLAVOURS & EMERGING TRENDS

    Ryan Chetiyawardana and Grace Ramirez bring their combined personal and practical experience of flavour to this episode of Bar Chat. Delve into the exciting world of flavour and the impact it can have in your venue.

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  • EPISODE #19: BEHIND THE LIQUID HIGHLIGHTS

    EPISODE #19: BEHIND THE LIQUID HIGHLIGHTS

    Spirits knowledge is a must for any bar professional and in this episode of Bar Chat host Tristan Stephenson looks back at the best bits from episodes discussing Rum, Beer, Gin, Tequila and Whisky. Guests include experts Dave Broom, Jake Burger and Eduardo Gomez. 

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  • EPISODE #18: CAREERS IN THE INDUSTRY

    EPISODE #18: CAREERS IN THE INDUSTRY

    Global Cocktailian Lauren Mote and World Class bartender Grant Sceney share their career paths and the challenges and highlights they have experienced so far. Whether you're looking for a new career in the industry or hoping to develop in your current role, this episode is for you.

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  • EPISODE #17: BARTENDER AT LARGE: ERICK CASTRO

    EPISODE #17: BARTENDER AT LARGE: ERICK CASTRO

    On this episode of Bar Chat, Tristan speaks to fellow podcast host Erick Castro about the challenges of recent events and the increased importance of community to the industry right now.

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  • EPISODE #16: HOSPITALITY WITH A CAPITAL H

    EPISODE #16: HOSPITALITY WITH A CAPITAL H

    Joey Medrington and Pippa Guy share some gold on what great hospitality involves and how to maintain great service in this ever-changing climate.

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  • EPISODE #15: GOING DIGITAL

    EPISODE #15: GOING DIGITAL

    From digital menus to QR codes, experts Gavin Pathross and bar manager Liam Davey chat about the tools that can be easily integrated and introduced in your bar/restaurant.

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  • EPISODE #14: KEEPING WELL AND ADAPTING TO CHANGE

    EPISODE #14: KEEPING WELL AND ADAPTING TO CHANGE

    As the industry embraces change and adapts to new ways of working, Tristan Stephenson takes time out with Renee Floer and Natasha Bermudez to discuss ways to manage change and keep well.

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  • EPISODE #13: SERIOUSLY SOCIAL

    EPISODE #13: SERIOUSLY SOCIAL

    Tristan Stephenson and guests Rebekkah Dooley and Addie Chinn discuss how web and social media can be used to increase awareness and enhance the guest experience.

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  • EPISODE #12: BAR 101

    EPISODE #12: BAR 101

    From hygiene to social distancing, venue layout to training your team, Tristan Stephenson, Camden Hauge and Jack Stein chat about the new ways of working and ways the hospitality industry is evolving in response to the new norm.

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