Improving your speed and efficiency can also reduce wastage of stock.

Over pouring and spillages not only affects your bar’s profits but when measures are wrong this can also result in poor quality drinks and customer dissatisfaction.

Take a look at our wastage calculator to see the potential costs of wasting stock.


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HOW MANY STAFF ARE ON SHIFT?

(Bartenders and serving staff)

1 Bartender
5 Bartenders
10 Bartenders
15 Bartenders
20 Bartenders

TYPE OF WASTE

Overpouring

Cocktail

Each bartender on shift wastes one cocktail at £7.50, every day.

Leaking Pourers

Whisky

Each bartender on shift wastes two whiskies at £4.10, every day.

Wrong Orders

Gin

Bartenders and serving staff on shift waste three gin and tonics at £5.20, every day.

ANNUAL COST

$44,895

Solution : Over pouring can be caused by a lack of practise or carelessness. Make sure that you practise your pouring skills and focus on the task at hand when pouring and measuring drinks. Over pouring spirits can ruin the taste of the drink and will cost you money.

Solution : Preparing wrong orders can be caused by poor communication or carelessness. Repeat the order back to the customer or double check if you are unsure. Always pay attention when taking orders and preparing drinks, good communication is essential.

Solution

Leaking pourers are caused by poorly maintained equipment. Make sure that pourers and optics are repaired and cleaned regularly.

*These costs are for illustrative purposes only and as such may not accurately represent current vacancies in exchange rates and market trends.

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