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Do you really need a seasonal cocktail menu?

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Is Seasonality Obsolete


The Mixology Talk Podcast, Episode 127

In an age where you can buy strawberries in Alaska in January, what’s the point of a seasonal cocktail menu? And is it right for your bar program?


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In today’s Episode…

Everyone assumes that a seasonal cocktail menu is inherently “better” than a static menu you rarely update. But is that true?

As with anything – it depends!

Things to consider when thinking about a seasonal cocktail menu for your bar (or considering axing it!)

  • Staff Training and Skills
  • Availability of tasty seasonal product
  • Impacts of prep time and other staff availability
  • What makes the most sense for YOUR bar and YOUR customers?

Listen in for a lot more things to think about, and maybe you’ll just rethink whether a seasonal menu is necessarily “better” for your bar after all!


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