Bartending For Dummies

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Wiley, Sep 18, 2006 - Cooking - 384 pages
1,000 + recipes and great party tips

Get the latest bar buzz on how to host, mix, shake, pour, and more

Want to concoct the perfect cocktail? From today's popular Mojitos and Martinis to classics like Manhattans and Margaritas, you'll be able to sip and entertain with a special twist. Get the scoop on everything from liquors, wine, and beer to Scotch, tequila, the latest tools of the trade, and more.

Discover how to:

  • Stock a bar
  • Mix exotic specialties and hot toddies
  • Experiment with new flavored rums, vodkas, and cordials
  • Garnish and serve drinks like a master mixologist
  • Cure hangovers and hiccups

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About the author (2006)

Ray Foley, a former Marine with over 20 years of bartending and restaurant experience, is the founder and publisher of BARTENDER Magazine, the only magazine in the world specifically geared toward bartenders and one of the very few primarily designed for servers of alcohol. BARTENDER Magazine is enjoying its 27th year and currently has a growing circulation of over 150,000.
Ray has been published in numerous articles throughout the country and has appeared on many TV and radio shows, including David Susskind, ABC-TV News, CBS News, NBC News, Good Morning America, Joe Franklin, Patricia McCann, WOR-TV, and Live with Regis and Kathie Lee. Ray has also been featured in major magazines, including Forbes and Playboy.
Ray is the founder of the Bartender Hall of Fame, which honors the best bartenders throughout the United States not only for their abilities as bartenders but for involvement in their communities as well.
Ray serves as a consultant to some of the United States’ foremost distillers and importers. He is also responsible for naming and inventing new drinks for the liquor industry, the most popular being the Fuzzy Navel.
Ray has the largest collection of cocktail recipe books in the world, dating back to the 1800s, and is one of the foremost collectors of cocktail shakers, with 400 shakers in his collection. He is the author of The Ultimate Cocktail Book, The Ultimate Little Shooter Book, Advice from Anonymous, The Irish Drink Book, and Jokes, Quotes and Bartoons.

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