Florent Parfait can juggle…with bottles! Just like Tom Cruise in the movie Cocktail. In fact, flair bartending has become much more sophisticated and creative than when the movie was released. In this episode, Florent will share how he became happy work-partying for a living, how he went from being a mediocre student to the successful manager of his own entreprise, Cocktail Pro. But the fun is only the tip of the iceberg and the art of flair bartending has many little-known aspects and challenges. Listen to find all about it!
[06 min 24 sec] When work is a party
[08 min 16 sec] Barman, bartender, flair bartending: definitions
[13 min 42 sec] How Florent became a bartender
[16 min 00 sec] Getting a lot of experience
[20 min 56 sec] Juggling with bottles: training and championships
[24 min 10 sec] The influence of “Cocktail” movie with Tom Cruise
[26 min 45 sec] Knowing the different cocktails
[28 min 58 sec] The most challenging aspects of the job
[30 min 56 sec] The Cocktail Pro team
[32 min 50 sec] Experimenting with new cocktail recipes
Links & Resources
- Watch some examples of flair bartending:
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