Monthly Archives: July 2014
Efficiency can make or break a busy bar. Patrons want their drinks fast and ice-cold. Fresh ice has to be kept on hand at all times to make drinks. Melted ice can be a real buzzkill for customers and bartenders.
This is where the bar-back enters the scene. Several times a night, they will run buckets of ice from the modular commercial ice maker in the back up to the front of the house. This is in addition to all of the other duties that they perform through the course of their job. A TON of stress gets put on the bar-back to make sure that the whole operation runs smoothly.
During rushes, a bar-back sometimes can’t get the ice to the bartender fast enough. Drinks whiz off of the bar into patrons’ hands at lightning speed, and the bar-back has to constantly go back to get ice. An under-counter Manitowoc ice machine might be just the thing that your bartender needs. With one of these machines, ice is instantly avaiRead moreor
Bartenders, like all artists, constantly search for the latest and greatest in their craft. They are bastions of innovation, striving to find that extra ‘something’ which will wow their patrons and increase their own income. Recently, the more modern bartenders have been turning their creative eye toward ice and their commercial ice machine.
Ice can make the difference between ‘meh’ and ‘wow!’ for a patron.
A bartender’s commercial ice machine is more than merely an appliance. That Ice-o-Matic under counter ice machine might be responsible for delivering a cube which turns an ordinary night into magic. It’s the bartender who makes it happen, using care, creativity, and passion to deliver the experience as well as the drink.
New drinks are crafted all the time. Substitutions which change the entireRead moreor