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TITLE: The Beverage Operators Survival Guide
Author: Robert Plotkin
PUBLISHER: BarMedia 98 pages
COST: $15.95 US  
TYPE: Reference

A lot of people think of bartending as something you do as a college student or something you do as casual employee. Not so. Today bartending and managing a bar with all the associated fiscal and legal responsibilities is becoming about as complex and fraught as running a skydiving school. It's not just about how to mix a drink but how to avoid or survive the potential legal consequences and turn a profit.

Part of a series of books authored by Mr. Plotkin on how to run a bar,restaurant.etc., and not go broke in the process. Other of his books of a similar nature are: Preventing Internal Theft, The Professional Bartenders Training Manual, and Successful Beverage Management.

This book is teaches you the problems and issue you will face such as intoxication or drug use by customers and employees, underage drinking, theft (armed and otherwise), sexual harassment issues, health code problems, etc. As they say, a survival guide on how to avoid and minimize potential problems and loss before it happens.

A very practical nuts and bolts approach to a lot of potentially nasty and expensive problems.

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