Question: Can Bartenders Wear Their Hair Down?

What should you not say to a bartender?

14 Things You Should Never Say to a Bartender“How about a drink on the house?” …


“Can you make my drink extra strong?” …

“Can you make this drink again.

“So, what’s your real job?” …

“One Mojito, please.” …

“Can you make me something I’ll love without any guidance whatsoever?” …

“I know the owner.”More items…•.

How many calories do you burn working behind a bar?

Here’s the short version: For 8 hours of bartending on a Friday night at a fairly busy bar, I burned 2142 calories, or roughly 4.5 calories a minute on average. On weekdays when it’s slower, it’s more like 4 cals/min.

Do bartenders sleep with customers?

The simple answer to this question is no. The more complicated answer is it depends. There is a popular myth within the drinking community which states that bartenders are well-known to sleep around, especially with complete strangers they’ve met at the bar.

Can bartenders make 100k?

Depending on where you work you can make over $100K. I worked in fine dining and many of us could average $70–80K. If you bartend at a nightclub (Vegas has the best in the world) you could easily cross the $100K mark.

Can bartenders make six figures?

A six-figure salary for bartenders is not common — the Bureau of Labor Statistics puts the median salary at $18,900 a year — but bartenders in upmarket bars in major cities like New York and L.A. can make hundreds of dollars a night in tips.

How many days a week does a bartender work?

Bartender. Contracted for 48 hours but regularly pull 55-60. 12 hour shifts on weekdays and 14 on saturdays/sundays. I generally work 40-50 hours when we have a full staff, and 60-80 when we don’t.

State Laws Certain states allow bartenders to drink on the job, but the laws can get blurry depending on what state you live in. For example, in states such as California, bartenders ARE allowed to drink while behind the bar. Where as other states outright ban it.

What is the highest paid bartender?

This makes it very difficult to know exactly how much an individual bartender is earning. According to the BLS (Bureau of Labor Statistics), a bartender’s average hourly rate (tips included) is around $12.30 ($25,580 per year) and the top earners are making $19.34 an hour ($40,230 per year).

Is being a bartender dangerous?

Working unsociable hours can be bad for bartenders’ relationships and their health. A “British Medical Journal” study published in July 2012 found shift workers were 23 percent more likely to have a heart attack than people who worked 9-to-5 jobs.