Make sure that the entire bar is kept clean and comfortable. Make sure bar stools, tables and chairs are dusted and in place.
Make sure carpets are vacuumed and clean, light fittings dusted and burnt out bulbs replaced.
All efforts to make things attractive behind the bar will be wasted if the rest of the bar does not receive the same kind of care.
Where fresh lemon juice is in use, it is recommended to dilute 25% water to lemon juice.
When pouring spirits and other items, this should be done in front of the customer at all times.
It is recommended that a separate measure be used for each spirit.
Draught Beer: Should be placed in most convenient position with barrels out of view. In nearly all cases a cold room is in use.
Glasses: Such as pints and half pints kept convenient to draught dispensers. All other glasses stored in glass press or on appropriate shelving.
Cash Register: It is essential that the cash register have a receipt roll. The customer should be given a receipt at the end of each transaction. It should be positioned in such a way that the customer can see the registering of the items. A good selection of change should be available. The cash container should be placed in most convenient position but kept out of view.
Coffee: Where coffee machine is in use, it should be kept near vent for steam outlet. It should be kept separate from bar service and wash up as should sandwiches or other food items.
Back Bar Stock: Bottles dusted, empties replaced, back up stock brought up from the cellar or store room.
Bar Glasses, Water Jugs and Shaker: Washed, dried and in place.
Bar Spoons: washed, dried and where they belong.
Bar Top: Washed and polished.
Beer: Keep enough in cooler to see you through the day.
Bitters: Bottles filled and close at hand.
Shaker: Washed, polished and ready for use.
Bottles: for juices, washed and ready for use.
Bowls: For peanuts and other appetisers, clean, in place and out of view.
Cocktail Sticks and Umbrellas: Sufficient for day’s business.
Containers: For chives, onions, maraschino cherries, clean, filled and in place.
Corkscrews and Bottle Openers: Wiped, clean and in place.
Funnels: Washed, drained and in place.
Glasses: Washed, dried and ready for use. Chipped, Cracked and broken glasses replaced.
Grenadine and Other Syrups: Full and where they belong.
Ice: Delivered and in place.
Ice Pick, Tongs, Scoops and Shavers: clean and in place.
Knives: For peeling and slicing fruit: clean and in place.
Lemon Juice: Freshly squeezed and refrigerated in clean covered bottles.
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