&          The Institute for Mindful Bartending           	                                present  Presented by:  Gaz Rea...
The Mindful Bartender                               2Thursday, October 4, 12
http://www.slideshare.net/dzaric                                                             3Thursday, October 4, 12
SIR GARY REGAN                          4Thursday, October 4, 12
Dushan Zaric                          * 18 + years of Experience behind Bars                          * Co-Owner of Employ...
The Bartender                                      MIXOLOGIST                                CONFIDENCE                   ...
The Mixologist                          “Walking drink encyclopedia”Thursday, October 4, 12
The Rock Star                            “ Paaaartieeee!”Thursday, October 4, 12
The Sage                          “Pay attention to the intention!”Thursday, October 4, 12
The Bartender                                        STABILITY                             CONTENTMENT                    ...
Contentment:           –noun           1. the state of being contented; satisfaction; ease of mind.           2. Archaic ....
“It all depends on how we     look at things, and not how      they are in themselves” –           Carl Gustav Jung       ...
Every impression we         receive is affecting us              subjectively!                                   13Thursda...
14Thursday, October 4, 12
15Thursday, October 4, 12
16Thursday, October 4, 12
Remember - You never know           who is sitting in front of                     you...                                 ...
3 Main Objectives for every Bartender                                  FILL ME!!!                          First          ...
Third and MOST Important!                            Customers leave HAPPYThursday, October 4, 12
“Your most important job as a bartender   is to think about how you can make a   cocktail that the guest will think is   g...
Step 1:                 Realizing the importance of proper Service attitudeThursday, October 4, 12
Step 1:                 Realizing the importance of proper Service attitudeThursday, October 4, 12
Step 2:       Visualizing oneself as the perfect professional and example to                                    othersThur...
Step 2:       Visualizing oneself as the perfect professional and example to                                    othersThur...
Step 3:               Building the Working Character: Becoming the Vision                                Re-Identify !Thur...
Reality of the                            SituationThursday, October 4, 12
Me as I think I am       Me as I really am                                   I    I   I   I   I   I   I   I   I   I       ...
OR…Thursday, October 4, 12
Y’all don’t know me!                                            	                            Me as I think I amThursday, O...
Me as I really am…Thursday, October 4, 12
Or… actually,                          it’s more like                               this:Thursday, October 4, 12
Thursday, October 4, 12
How do we                      confirm this for                        ourselves?Thursday, October 4, 12
Usually it’s:                          OBSERVATION                                             OBJECT              ME     ...
But, the Trick is:           Self-ObservationThursday, October 4, 12
OBJECT                                                     or             ME            OBSERVING SELF   &   PHENOMENON   ...
Or,          more simply…Thursday, October 4, 12
Me, working…Thursday, October 4, 12
Me, remembering to watch myself…Thursday, October 4, 12
Me, beginning to witness, inviting                                 clarity…Thursday, October 4, 12
Me, Witnessing (observing) Self, While                            Working…Thursday, October 4, 12
42Thursday, October 4, 12
The Marble Exercise                               Remember      * Impermanence      * Lineage                             ...
Mechanics of                          “Attention”Thursday, October 4, 12
Good night’s rest….                          Z                              Z ZThursday, October 4, 12
… Charges our batteries ….Thursday, October 4, 12
… and our Energy or “Force” flows easy,                          Providing nourishment.Our Attention is therefore free, not...
… In the Morning, I start my day…                          … the News sucks…I get “involved”,                             ...
Clog of negativityThursday, October 4, 12
Attention is captured      Life Force, Energy, ...Thursday, October 4, 12
… Then a phone call from                               work …                    “ the other Bartender is sick.           ...
… sure, I say yes. But inside I am not         happy…What about my plans? Did he         HAVE to get sick today??? Poor me...
More clogs of negativityThursday, October 4, 12
Thursday, October 4, 12
Traffic sucks too…           The President is in town. I am going to be late for work…Thursday, October 4, 12
More and more clogs of negativityThursday, October 4, 12
Thursday, October 4, 12
… Finally, at work instead of                                                          OR…Thursday, October 4, 12
… I feel like…Thursday, October 4, 12
… I am shoveling coal all night…Thursday, October 4, 12
…and then I                          look for remedy                            in the wrong                              ...
Thursday, October 4, 12
Thursday, October 4, 12
Thursday, October 4, 12
Thursday, October 4, 12
Thursday, October 4, 12
… and very soon, it’s the usual terror of the situation!Thursday, October 4, 12
And at the end of the night…Thursday, October 4, 12
Sad…Thursday, October 4, 12
Can I change this?Thursday, October 4, 12
Yes!                          Easy…Thursday, October 4, 12
… In the Morning, I start my day…             …I enjoy my coffee and juice. I focus on the positive. I don’t let          ...
Thursday, October 4, 12
… Then a phone call                                from work …                          “ the other Bartender is          ...
Sure. I’ll be there. “Oh Well…Poor Steve with a flu. Too      bad I need to cancel my plans for the night. But Steve is    ...
Thursday, October 4, 12
Traffic is jammed…                   The President is in town. It seems that I’ll be late for                   work, there...
Thursday, October 4, 12
… Finally, at work,                                                I Rock…Thursday, October 4, 12
… and Roll…Thursday, October 4, 12
I am not emotionally identified, and hence not prone to                                            drama…Thursday, October ...
I am observing myself                              in Real-Time.                          Mindfulness arises as a         ...
My Attention is free and                          I focus it outwardly on                            Service              ...
And so…by the End of the Night…                                    … AndThursday, October 4, 12
… my battery is Full !Thursday, October 4, 12
Best Practices:   * Get enough sleep every night - especially   before a shift   * Have regular physical exercise   * Cult...
How will this                      affect me in                        reality?Thursday, October 4, 12
1) My life in general will get better for                I will be more aware of myself and                           othe...
2) My hospitality and service will                 enhance naturally as a            consequence of my understanding.Thurs...
1200 sq. ft., open 70 hours/week.  Full restaurant  2008: 	 139,443 cocktails sold + 97,098 highballs &   straight liquor....
3) The quality of my cocktails will                 increase since I will be aware of myself                        when I...
Really?Thursday, October 4, 12
Really!Thursday, October 4, 12
Let’s do an                          experiment                              …Thursday, October 4, 12
Negroni                   1 1/4 ounces (37 ml) Plymouth Gin                   1 1/4 ounces (37 ml) Campari                ...
How and Why is                          this happening?Thursday, October 4, 12
Distilled Spirits contain between                              50-60% WaterThursday, October 4, 12
Fresh squeezed Juices,                          Syrups, Tonics & Cordials                           between 70-85% WaterTh...
Plus dilution from a healthy                        shake or a proper stirThursday, October 4, 12
Means that a cocktail is                       almost 80% water!Thursday, October 4, 12
Thursday, October 4, 12
Can my mood, the quality of my inner            state, my mindfulness, influence the water                           molecu...
Masaru Emoto claims                     that it can.Thursday, October 4, 12
“Gratitude”Thursday, October 4, 12
“Love”Thursday, October 4, 12
“Compassion”Thursday, October 4, 12
“Peace”Thursday, October 4, 12
“Anger”Thursday, October 4, 12
“Hate”        Thoughts of                            murderThursday, October 4, 12
“Of course it matters in    what kind of mood I am        when I enter the       distillery”. – Miles        Karakasevic, ...
Remember Grandma’s cooking?Thursday, October 4, 12
With her cooking she wanted            to please you. Your happiness                  was her only goal.Thursday, October ...
That’s why it tasted so good.                 It was loaded with a special                         ingredient…Thursday, Oc...
… [Fill in the Blank] …Thursday, October 4, 12
WHETHER YOU JIGGER OR FREE POUR… LEARN TO POUR A PART OF   YOURSELF INTO YOUR       COCKTAILS.Thursday, October 4, 12
Otherwise, a machine could make far         better drinks then us…and we’ll never                   admit that, will we?Th...
?                              117Thursday, October 4, 12
gary@ardentspirits.com                      dushanzaric@gmail.com                                                   118Thu...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

The mindful bartender

2,287 views
2,076 views

Published on

The Mindful Bartender Seminar from Boston Cocktail Summit 2012

Published in: Education

The mindful bartender

  1. 1. & The Institute for Mindful Bartending   present Presented by: Gaz Reagan & Dushan Zaric Friday, Oct. 5th, 2012 1Thursday, October 4, 12
  2. 2. The Mindful Bartender 2Thursday, October 4, 12
  3. 3. http://www.slideshare.net/dzaric 3Thursday, October 4, 12
  4. 4. SIR GARY REGAN 4Thursday, October 4, 12
  5. 5. Dushan Zaric * 18 + years of Experience behind Bars * Co-Owner of Employees Only and Macao Trading Co NYC * Principal Bartender * Consultant * Author * Trainer * Yogi 5Thursday, October 4, 12
  6. 6. The Bartender MIXOLOGIST CONFIDENCE SAGE ROCK STAR A Balanced union of three equally developed parts 6Thursday, October 4, 12
  7. 7. The Mixologist “Walking drink encyclopedia”Thursday, October 4, 12
  8. 8. The Rock Star “ Paaaartieeee!”Thursday, October 4, 12
  9. 9. The Sage “Pay attention to the intention!”Thursday, October 4, 12
  10. 10. The Bartender STABILITY CONTENTMENT CLARITY INTENSITY A Balanced union of three equally developed parts 10 7Thursday, October 4, 12
  11. 11. Contentment: –noun 1. the state of being contented; satisfaction; ease of mind. 2. Archaic . the act of making contentedly satisfied. — adj 1. mentally or emotionally satisfied with things as they are 2. assenting to or willing to accept circumstances, a proposed course of action, etc 11Thursday, October 4, 12
  12. 12. “It all depends on how we look at things, and not how they are in themselves” – Carl Gustav Jung 12Thursday, October 4, 12
  13. 13. Every impression we receive is affecting us subjectively! 13Thursday, October 4, 12
  14. 14. 14Thursday, October 4, 12
  15. 15. 15Thursday, October 4, 12
  16. 16. 16Thursday, October 4, 12
  17. 17. Remember - You never know who is sitting in front of you... 17Thursday, October 4, 12
  18. 18. 3 Main Objectives for every Bartender FILL ME!!! First SecondThursday, October 4, 12
  19. 19. Third and MOST Important! Customers leave HAPPYThursday, October 4, 12
  20. 20. “Your most important job as a bartender is to think about how you can make a cocktail that the guest will think is great. Never forget this. This is fundamental if you want to master the way of the cocktail”. - Master Kazuo Uyeda, Cocktail Techniques 20Thursday, October 4, 12
  21. 21. Step 1: Realizing the importance of proper Service attitudeThursday, October 4, 12
  22. 22. Step 1: Realizing the importance of proper Service attitudeThursday, October 4, 12
  23. 23. Step 2: Visualizing oneself as the perfect professional and example to othersThursday, October 4, 12
  24. 24. Step 2: Visualizing oneself as the perfect professional and example to othersThursday, October 4, 12
  25. 25. Step 3: Building the Working Character: Becoming the Vision Re-Identify !Thursday, October 4, 12
  26. 26. Reality of the SituationThursday, October 4, 12
  27. 27. Me as I think I am Me as I really am I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I IThursday, October 4, 12
  28. 28. OR…Thursday, October 4, 12
  29. 29. Y’all don’t know me!   Me as I think I amThursday, October 4, 12
  30. 30. Me as I really am…Thursday, October 4, 12
  31. 31. Or… actually, it’s more like this:Thursday, October 4, 12
  32. 32. Thursday, October 4, 12
  33. 33. How do we confirm this for ourselves?Thursday, October 4, 12
  34. 34. Usually it’s: OBSERVATION OBJECT ME OBSERVING or PHENOMENONThursday, October 4, 12
  35. 35. But, the Trick is: Self-ObservationThursday, October 4, 12
  36. 36. OBJECT or ME OBSERVING SELF & PHENOMENON AT THE SAME TIME !Thursday, October 4, 12
  37. 37. Or, more simply…Thursday, October 4, 12
  38. 38. Me, working…Thursday, October 4, 12
  39. 39. Me, remembering to watch myself…Thursday, October 4, 12
  40. 40. Me, beginning to witness, inviting clarity…Thursday, October 4, 12
  41. 41. Me, Witnessing (observing) Self, While Working…Thursday, October 4, 12
  42. 42. 42Thursday, October 4, 12
  43. 43. The Marble Exercise Remember * Impermanence * Lineage 43Thursday, October 4, 12
  44. 44. Mechanics of “Attention”Thursday, October 4, 12
  45. 45. Good night’s rest…. Z Z ZThursday, October 4, 12
  46. 46. … Charges our batteries ….Thursday, October 4, 12
  47. 47. … and our Energy or “Force” flows easy, Providing nourishment.Our Attention is therefore free, not constricted and easily directed.Thursday, October 4, 12
  48. 48. … In the Morning, I start my day… … the News sucks…I get “involved”, “identified”, “excited”, . . .Thursday, October 4, 12
  49. 49. Clog of negativityThursday, October 4, 12
  50. 50. Attention is captured Life Force, Energy, ...Thursday, October 4, 12
  51. 51. … Then a phone call from work … “ the other Bartender is sick. Can you work a double today?”Thursday, October 4, 12
  52. 52. … sure, I say yes. But inside I am not happy…What about my plans? Did he HAVE to get sick today??? Poor me… Blah, Blah, Blah…Thursday, October 4, 12
  53. 53. More clogs of negativityThursday, October 4, 12
  54. 54. Thursday, October 4, 12
  55. 55. Traffic sucks too… The President is in town. I am going to be late for work…Thursday, October 4, 12
  56. 56. More and more clogs of negativityThursday, October 4, 12
  57. 57. Thursday, October 4, 12
  58. 58. … Finally, at work instead of OR…Thursday, October 4, 12
  59. 59. … I feel like…Thursday, October 4, 12
  60. 60. … I am shoveling coal all night…Thursday, October 4, 12
  61. 61. …and then I look for remedy in the wrong place…Thursday, October 4, 12
  62. 62. Thursday, October 4, 12
  63. 63. Thursday, October 4, 12
  64. 64. Thursday, October 4, 12
  65. 65. Thursday, October 4, 12
  66. 66. Thursday, October 4, 12
  67. 67. … and very soon, it’s the usual terror of the situation!Thursday, October 4, 12
  68. 68. And at the end of the night…Thursday, October 4, 12
  69. 69. Sad…Thursday, October 4, 12
  70. 70. Can I change this?Thursday, October 4, 12
  71. 71. Yes! Easy…Thursday, October 4, 12
  72. 72. … In the Morning, I start my day… …I enjoy my coffee and juice. I focus on the positive. I don’t let my self get captured. The News is always the same…it is always bad…that is what they are selling.Thursday, October 4, 12
  73. 73. Thursday, October 4, 12
  74. 74. … Then a phone call from work … “ the other Bartender is sick. Can you work a double today?”Thursday, October 4, 12
  75. 75. Sure. I’ll be there. “Oh Well…Poor Steve with a flu. Too bad I need to cancel my plans for the night. But Steve is in trouble and he needs me to help him out”.Thursday, October 4, 12
  76. 76. Thursday, October 4, 12
  77. 77. Traffic is jammed… The President is in town. It seems that I’ll be late for work, there isn’t much I can do about it…I better call and let them know.Thursday, October 4, 12
  78. 78. Thursday, October 4, 12
  79. 79. … Finally, at work, I Rock…Thursday, October 4, 12
  80. 80. … and Roll…Thursday, October 4, 12
  81. 81. I am not emotionally identified, and hence not prone to drama…Thursday, October 4, 12
  82. 82. I am observing myself in Real-Time. Mindfulness arises as a consequence. Taking the suffering and imagination away.Thursday, October 4, 12
  83. 83. My Attention is free and I focus it outwardly on Service and inwardly on Clarity, Stability & Intensity! 83Thursday, October 4, 12
  84. 84. And so…by the End of the Night… … AndThursday, October 4, 12
  85. 85. … my battery is Full !Thursday, October 4, 12
  86. 86. Best Practices: * Get enough sleep every night - especially before a shift * Have regular physical exercise * Cultivate quieting down (meditating) before shift * During shift, in times of stress, return to your breath 86Thursday, October 4, 12
  87. 87. How will this affect me in reality?Thursday, October 4, 12
  88. 88. 1) My life in general will get better for I will be more aware of myself and other people.Thursday, October 4, 12
  89. 89. 2) My hospitality and service will enhance naturally as a consequence of my understanding.Thursday, October 4, 12
  90. 90. 1200 sq. ft., open 70 hours/week. Full restaurant 2008: 139,443 cocktails sold + 97,098 highballs & straight liquor. Total spirit revenues: $4, 620,000. 90Thursday, October 4, 12
  91. 91. 3) The quality of my cocktails will increase since I will be aware of myself when I am making them!Thursday, October 4, 12
  92. 92. Really?Thursday, October 4, 12
  93. 93. Really!Thursday, October 4, 12
  94. 94. Let’s do an experiment …Thursday, October 4, 12
  95. 95. Negroni 1 1/4 ounces (37 ml) Plymouth Gin 1 1/4 ounces (37 ml) Campari 1 1/4 ounces (37 ml) Sweet (Italian) vermouth 1 orange twist, for garnish Directions Pour all ingredients into a mixing glass. Add large cold ice and stir for 40 revolutions. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with orange twist.Thursday, October 4, 12
  96. 96. How and Why is this happening?Thursday, October 4, 12
  97. 97. Distilled Spirits contain between 50-60% WaterThursday, October 4, 12
  98. 98. Fresh squeezed Juices, Syrups, Tonics & Cordials between 70-85% WaterThursday, October 4, 12
  99. 99. Plus dilution from a healthy shake or a proper stirThursday, October 4, 12
  100. 100. Means that a cocktail is almost 80% water!Thursday, October 4, 12
  101. 101. Thursday, October 4, 12
  102. 102. Can my mood, the quality of my inner state, my mindfulness, influence the water molecules? H2OThursday, October 4, 12
  103. 103. Masaru Emoto claims that it can.Thursday, October 4, 12
  104. 104. “Gratitude”Thursday, October 4, 12
  105. 105. “Love”Thursday, October 4, 12
  106. 106. “Compassion”Thursday, October 4, 12
  107. 107. “Peace”Thursday, October 4, 12
  108. 108. “Anger”Thursday, October 4, 12
  109. 109. “Hate” Thoughts of murderThursday, October 4, 12
  110. 110. “Of course it matters in what kind of mood I am when I enter the distillery”. – Miles Karakasevic, 12 th generation Master Distiller, Domaine CharbayThursday, October 4, 12
  111. 111. Remember Grandma’s cooking?Thursday, October 4, 12
  112. 112. With her cooking she wanted to please you. Your happiness was her only goal.Thursday, October 4, 12
  113. 113. That’s why it tasted so good. It was loaded with a special ingredient…Thursday, October 4, 12
  114. 114. … [Fill in the Blank] …Thursday, October 4, 12
  115. 115. WHETHER YOU JIGGER OR FREE POUR… LEARN TO POUR A PART OF YOURSELF INTO YOUR COCKTAILS.Thursday, October 4, 12
  116. 116. Otherwise, a machine could make far better drinks then us…and we’ll never admit that, will we?Thursday, October 4, 12
  117. 117. ? 117Thursday, October 4, 12
  118. 118. gary@ardentspirits.com dushanzaric@gmail.com 118Thursday, October 4, 12

×