A bartender can make or break a bar’s reputation. The importance of hospitality in this industry cannot be stressed enough. In this session showmanship behind the bar will be demonstrated and explained along with the importance of having a life outside of work. Russell Davis, 2012 Nightclub & Bar Bartender of the Year, will cover all the facets of aiding in the development of great bartenders in order to better your business and increase their tips.
Expert/President - Spike TV's "Bar Rescue" & Unlimited Liabilities
Nightclub & Bar Magazine's 2012 Bartender of the Year, Russell Davis, continues to seize international attention for his work as a professional bartender/mixologist. As one of the most well-known bar industry professionals in the public's eye, Russell is paving the way for the new era of the "celebrity bartenders/mixologists." Hailed as "The People's Champion of Bartending" by Mutineer Magazineand "The Aristocrat of the Working Class" by Nightclub.com, Russell is known for his rebelliousness, southern charm, and individual bartending style, which combines proper mixology/craft bartending techniques, with speed, knowledge, and showmanship. As a cast member of Spike TV's "Bar Rescue" Russell regularly appears as one of the bartender/mixology experts for season 3.