Would someone tell me what bartending is like?!

Question: Would someone tell me what bartending is like!?
A friend of mine told me that you can make really good money bartending and suggested that I get my smart serve and apply at her work[she works at a banquet hall]!. I think I can do it, I mean I have enough work experience and I am old enough[19] but I am kinda shy!.!. Would this sort of job be suited for someone like me!? Www@FoodAQ@Com

It's busy, hectic, challenging and fun!. A great job! A lot of it is personality, but what matters most is getting the drinks made quickly and correctly! If you can do that and become comfortable with your customers, you'll do well!. Banquet halls would have an advantage because you wouldn't have as many patrons coming in to just have a drink and chat!. They'd be there for other reasons!. I think it's a great way to get into the industry and I'm sure you'd really enjoy it once you got started! Good luck!Www@FoodAQ@Com

I am not familiar with bartending!. I am surprised that you are interested but it is a way to meet all kinds of people!. I suggested ways of meeting people but this is a lot to ask of a shy person!. I think you could do the work but you will have to handle all kinds of people some of whom might not be nice!. Working in a banquet hall would be better than working in a regular bar!. I hope you are adept at moving around in crowds and handling trays without dropping them!. I am not trying to discourage you but have you ever observed bartenders in action!? Ask if you could go to your friends place of employment and see how things are!.!. perhaps as an assistant!. good luck!Www@FoodAQ@Com

i was kinda shy when i started serving as well!. you will get over it REAL quick!. i love doing it!. after a while of talking to all kinds of different people you'll become very socially adept!. bartending can be hectic though, its like serving x3!. the money is good though!. i mean you get to meet new people in the best possible situation!. if someone tips you good, hook up their next round!. bam! you've made a friend like that!. its a good gig especially if you get into it at a young age, because it is a coveted position in any restaurant!. you usually have to work your way up to it!. i find it very rewarding though!. good luckWww@FoodAQ@Com

I work in a "Bar" bar!.with things like live bands, dancing and pool tournaments leagues going on through the weekdays in the evenings!. Tonight I worked from 7pm-2:30am and I made $118 in tips alone!. My boss pays me $5 an hour, about $40 more!. I just love it!! I served for many years, and I have nine years behind the bar!. I have worked for Applebee's , banquet halls and, nightclub type bars!. I make the most at the nightclub ones!. I told my husband tonight I actually feel bad by the end of the night, because people tip you so well!.

It's something that if you can get the opportunity to do it, go for it! It's enjoyable and once you break the ice with the people, you will make big money! You will find that some bar guests are harder than other to break the ice!. Some people have to see you bartend for a few shifts before they trust you making a drink for them!. My bar is kind of a tough crowd, but I have done wonders with these people! They really start to like you, and you can actually build friendships!.

Last week I worked 16 hours and cleared $430!. Rounded it's about $27 an hour for having fun!Www@FoodAQ@Com

It really depend on the restaurant!. Is the bar busy or dead!? Go in one night to check things out! See if there are a lot of people sitting at the bar! See if there are a lot of servers serving drinks! If you are shy, I really don't recommended it, just because there is no escape from the customer!. As a server, you can away walk away from the table, but as a bartender, you are stuck behind the bar!Www@FoodAQ@Com

Honestly no!.!.!.especially if you're working for just tips!.!.!.it's all about being outgoing!. So maybe you should experience life more and build up to bartending!.!.!.to answer the question!.!.!.in my experience!.!.!.It's like babysitting drunks all night!.!.!.lolWww@FoodAQ@Com

it would be fun, but i am also shy so i mainly do factory jobsWww@FoodAQ@Com

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