EPISODE 29. MIXING WITH THE BEST —> Working as a bartender in a restaurant within the Palazzo Versace Hotel in Main Beach, Karen Singh Jandu has had some strange requests for cocktails and drinks. What on earth is a “Dead Green Lizard”?
Passionate about making drinks, Karen joins us and recounts her life as a bartender in a busy high-end restaurant. How do prices in Australia compare to the rest of the world? What is a Happy Hour? She talks about the Government Certification required, the rostering of shifts, casual employment, leave entitlements and career longevity within the hospitality industry. Do customers tip staff in Australia?
Always researching new drinks, maybe one day she will fulfil her dream of managing her own cocktail bar and creating her own cocktail menu.