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Roy Porter (Activities Director, Engage Works)
Location: Ignite Stage 1 (in Exhibit Hall)
Date: Thursday, February 15
Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Pass Type: All Access, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, Exhibit Hall Only, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass - Get your pass now!
Track: CS-Off-Premise Catering, CS-Culinary Business & Operations
Vault Recording: TBD
Audience Level: All
Expand your bar-beverage sales and service beyond slinging drinks - even without a liquor license!
Not a session of making drinks. This beverage catering-focused session provides an introduction to the Bar-Beverage Catering service. Besides the basics, it's also a refresher for the seasoned professional!
We'll dig into a strategy for marketing beverage catering for special segments, pricing and execution of collections (Packages), flights (Tastings), specialty, welcome, and signature cocktails. Plenty of profitable beverage catering service concepts are revealed in this session to take home and be put to use!
We'll also touch on the growing trend of online ordering of beverage catering with no sales rep. involved.
Further discussion includes the physical setups, tools, glassware, and policies, including tips, tricks, and guidelines to make packing, set up, service, and strike smooth. In addition, we'll talk about processes, procedures, and better training for faster, consistent, as well as elevated service and eye-catching presentations that get posted on social media!
A frank conversation about responsibility as well as insurance needs.
How to get the maximum from your creative partners to create a safe, positive wow experience for the guests – while being profitable for the house!
Come thirsty for knowledge and more!