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  • Bartender's Black Book, 7th Edition: 2,700 New and Classic Recipes

    • Author: Stephen Kittredge Cunningham
    • Binding: Plastic Comb
    • Price: $12.95

    The number-one, best-selling drink recipe book is updated in this new edition and has 100 new drinks; an expanded martini section (200 total) with tips, techniques and secrets (and a salute to the Big Apple); a huge list of dessert drinks and a piece on the worldÂ?s finest Cognac; a philosophical discussion on, and inventory of, Flavored Vodkas, Gins and Rums; and drinks that take a new slant on Floaters, Shooters and Layered Drinks.

    That brings the complete drink count to 2,700. ThatÂ?s well over a thousand more than any other pour book.

    This new edition also has an expanded wine section with Robert M. ParkerÂ?s, Jr. "Wine Vintage Guide," "Parker Speaks on Wine," and ParkerÂ?s glossary of wine terms.

    Of course this book still has all its good old features: an index by ingredients, in depth mixing instructions, metric conversion tables, a list of every possible garnish, sections on hot drinks, frozen drinks, beers, ales, lagers, and "malternatives," and S.K.C.Â?s "Glossary of Club, Restaurant and Bar Terms, and Slang." (Sample Below.)

    Weisenheimer(n): slang, an obnoxious person; someone who thinks their banter is clever or humorous, even though others may not.

    Wounded Soldier (n): a beer that has been opened, partially consumed and left to die. See Soldier, and Dead Soldier. Very helpfull for people who are looking for bartending or restaurant jobs.


  • The Professional Caterer's Handbook: How to Open and Operate a Financially Successful Catering Business

    • Author: Lora Arduser, Douglas Robert Brown
    • Binding: Hardcover
    • Price: $79.95

    Do you need a comprehensive book on how to plan, start and operate a successful catering operation? This is it--an extensive, detailed manual that shows you step by step how to set up, operate and manage a financially successful catering business. No component is left out of this encyclopedic new book explaining the risky but potentially highly rewarding business of catering. Whether your catering operation is on-premise, off-premise, mobile, inside a hotel, part of a restaurant, or from your own home kitchenÂ?you will find this book very useful.

    You will learn the fundamentals: profitable menu planning, successful kitchen management, equipment layout and planning, and food safety and HACCP. The employee and management chapters deal with how to hire and keep a qualified professional staff, manage and train employees, and report tips properly in accordance with the latest IRS requirements. The financial chapters focus on basic cost-control systems, accounting and bookkeeping procedures, auditing, successful budgeting and profit planning. YouÂ?ll also master public relations and publicity, learn low-cost internal marketing ideas, and discover low-and no-cost ways to satisfy customers.

    One section of the book is devoted to home-based catering entrepreneurs. With low startup costs and overhead, a home-based catering business can be an ideal do-it-yourself part-or full-time business. Another section is for restaurateurs that wish to add catering to their restaurant operation. A successful restaurantÂ?s bottom line could be greatly enhanced by instituting catering functions in slow hours or "down time." For example, many restaurants are closed on Saturday afternoons, so this would be an ideal time to create a profit by catering a wedding

    This book is also ideal for professionals in the catering industries, as well as newcomers who may be looking for answers to cost containment and training issues. There are literally hundreds of innovative ways demonstrated to streamline your catering operation. Existing operators will appreciate the valuable resource and reference in their daily activities and as a source of ready-to-use forms, Web sites, operating and cost cutting ideas, and mathematical formulas that can be easily applied to their operations. Very helpfull for people who are looking for bartending or restaurant jobs.

    The new companion CD-ROM contains all the forms from the book in a PDF format for easy use, plus a 100+ page business plan in Microsoft Word.


  • The Bar and Beverage Book

    • Author: Costas Katsigris, Mary Porter, Chris Thomas
    • Binding: Hardcover
    • Price: $90.00

    Only book available combining coverage of bar operations management and mixology.
    * Expanded sections on theft, service, staffing, liability, budgeting, and cost control.
    * New sections on gaming operations and safe serving, plus an increased emphasis on wine and beer in food and beverage operations.
    * All-new photographs and line illustrations. Very helpfull for people who are looking for bartending or restaurant jobs.


  • The Complete Job Search Guide for Latinos

    • Author: Murray Mann, Rose Mary Bombela-Tobias
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Price: $14.99

    If youÂ?re planning to launch or advance your career The Complete Job Search Guide for Latinos presents a comprehensive career road map designed to resonate with Latino and Hispanic job seekers at experience levels ranging from college students through mid-level managers. If youÂ?re a Latino job seeker, youÂ?ll find user-friendly advice and information you can use right away:

    • Practical job search and networking strategies with a Latino focus
    • Award-winning sample rÃ?©sumÃ?©s and career marketing letters that generate interviews
    • Techniques for making a winning impression at job interviews
    • Tips on focusing and maximizing your education to jump-start your career
    • A Latino Career Management Tool Kit to improve your chances of getting hired
    • Advice on avoiding bias and discrimination pitfalls
    • Plus a comprehensive assessment survey to help you review and improve your career management skills
    If youÂ?re an member of the employer community The Complete Job Search Guide for Latinos will serve as a valuable source of information, pointing out the advantages, opportunities, and business-enhancing practices that are a part of successfully working with Latino job candidates. Very helpfull for people who are looking for bartending or restaurant jobs.


  • Do What You Are : Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type--Revised and Updated Edition Featuring E-careers for the 21st Century

    • Author: Paul D. Tieger, Barbara Barron-Tieger
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Price: $18.95

    For over 10 years Do What You Are has helped hundreds of thousands of people find the job that suits their personality type best. It lists the wide array of occupations that are popular with your personality type, including todays hottest career tracks in growth areas such as e-commerce, biotechnology, new media, and telecommunications. Throughout, the authors provide savvy career advice and highlight the strengths and pitfalls of each personality type with real-life examples. Very helpfull for people who are looking for bartending or restaurant jobs.


  • Best Answers to the 201 Most Frequently Asked Interview Questions

    • Author: Matthew J. DeLuca
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Price: $12.95

    MORE answers to MORE questions than any other interviewing guide.Sell yourself with style and win the interview game!The most crucial part of your job search is knowing how to respond to the toughest interview questions because the best candidate doesn't necessarily get the job....the best interviewee does! In Best Answers to the 201 Most Frequently Asked Interview Questions, career expert Matthew J. DeLuca reveals the secret agenda behind every kind of question interviewers ask, and prepares you to answer them all. Never again be at loss for words when an interviewer hits you with an icebreaker...thought provoker...curve ball...stress tester...and even an illegal question that shouldn t be asked but needs an answer. Very helpfull for people who are looking for bartending jobs.


  • Illustrated Encyclopedia of Classic Cocktails : Mixed, Blended and Fruit Drinks

    • Author: Stuart Walton
    • Binding: Hardcover
    • Price: $39.99

    All the basic techniques explained with fully illustrated step-by step instructions: how to measure, mix and pour drinks.Very helpfull for people who are looking for bartending jobs.


  • The Perfect Drink for Every Occasion : 151 Cocktails That Will Freshen Your Breath, Impress a Hot Date, Cure a Hangover, and More!

    • Author: Duane Swierczynski
    • Binding: Hardcover
    • Price: $14.95

    Introducing the worldÂ?s first practical guide to booze: Just pick the occasion and weÂ?ll select the libationÂ?complete with recipes, secrets, and tips. Your daughter told you sheÂ?s getting married? Drink this. Got a new job? Cheers, and drink this. Been a long day? Drink this, and make it a double. Traveling to London? Need to lose weight? Want to impress your co-workers? DonÂ?t worry. Alcohol aficionado Duane Swierczynski will give you the recipes and rationale behind every mixed drink imaginable . . . and then some.
    Chock-full of Margaritas, White Russians, Gin Rickeys, Harvey Wallbangers, Cosmopolitans, Hot Toddys, Jungle Juice, Eggnog, Sex on the Beach, and 142 other favorites, The Perfect Drink for Every Occasion is comprehensive enough to be the only bar book youÂ?ll ever need. Very helpfull for people who are looking for bartending jobs.


  • The Daily Cocktail : 365 Intoxicating Drinks and the Outrageous Events That Inspired Them

    • Author: Dalyn Miller, Larry Donovan
    • Binding: Hardcover
    • Price: $19.99


  • The Official Mixer's Manual

    • Author: Patrick Gavin Duffy
    • Binding: Hardcover
    • Price: $10.95