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Jerry Prendergast
  • Culver City, CA
  • United States
  • Prendergast & Associates
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Is Modern Mixology Worth the Hype?

Midnight Mary #3 - The Aviary, Chicago Modern Mixology:  Profitable?  Maybe not. No longer referred to as a mere bartender, the current “Mixologist” has lately risen in esteem practically to the level of Chef.  Restaurant owners bid competitively for the services of these Stars-of-Cocktails to the extent that entire public relation campaigns have been built around one leaving someplace to move to another. Cocktail consultants have sprung up, bringing a whole new professional branch to the…See More
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Is Modern Mixology Worth the Hype?

Midnight Mary #3 - The Aviary, Chicago Modern Mixology:  Profitable?  Maybe not. No longer referred to as a mere bartender, the current “Mixologist” has lately risen in esteem practically to the level of Chef.  Restaurant owners bid competitively for the services of these Stars-of-Cocktails to the extent that entire public relation campaigns have been built around one leaving someplace to move to another. Cocktail consultants have sprung up, bringing a whole new professional branch to the…See More
Aug 29, 2012

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Aug 14, 2012
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"Congratulations on joining FohBoh! This is a wonderful online restaurant community with lots of great postings. Enjoy the site and keep active with pictures, comments and postings.Chef Marcus Guiliano"
Aug 14, 2012

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Jerry Prendergast replied to Jeffrey J Kingman's discussion Calculating income from bar operations for a startup: question in the Group Startups in the group Startups
"Yes .. you need to have some idea.  This question bring up more questions.  What market segment are you in?  What is the demographic age group you are targeting?  What is the general atmosphere?  Bar sales can be a big…"
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The challenges of starting a new hospitality operation are immense. A typical task or punch list has hundreds of items. This group is for hospitality pros experienced with openings and for those that are doing it the first time.
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State
California
Title
Principal Consultant
Company
Prendergast & Associates
Website
http://restuarantproducer.com
Twitter Handle
jerryp150
What best describes my company
Fine Dining
Interests
Buying/Selling a Business, Consulting, Discovering New Food, Discovering New Wines, Finding Investors, Learning, Making Friends, Networking, New Locations, Other
Biography
From dishwasher to corporate consultant, I have spent my life learning the ins and outs of the restaurant business.

My particular area of expertise is bringing together teams of people to realize a restaurant concept - from a local pub or bistro to a Michelin-starred fine dining establishment.

Whether creating a new concept or rebranding an established one, my company, Prendergast & Associates, provides consulting services to independent chefs, developers, and property management companies in creating successful restaurants.

Just like a film or theatre producer, the ever-changing landscape of exciting and inventive dining around the world has filled my life as a Restaurant Producer with a tremendous smorgasbord of every possible restaurant experience, not to mention countless delicious meals.
Years in the Industry
40

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Is Modern Mixology Worth the Hype?

Posted on August 29, 2012 at 8:18am 0 Comments

Midnight Mary #3 - The Aviary, Chicago

 

Modern Mixology:  Profitable?  Maybe not.

 

No longer referred to as a mere bartender, the current “Mixologist” has lately risen in esteem practically to the level of Chef.  Restaurant owners bid competitively for the services of these Stars-of-Cocktails to the extent that entire public relation campaigns have been built around one leaving someplace to move to another.

 

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Congratulations on joining FohBoh! This is a wonderful online restaurant community with lots of great postings. Enjoy the site and keep active with pictures, comments and postings.

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