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Thus far, I am the best bartender I have ever met.  But I have always been merely a big fish in a small pond.

 

I came to L.A. and I met a guy who was the most amazing bartender I have ever seen, but he was still on my level.  But he had so much confidence about himself...it really changed my mind about what sort of bartender I really was, or maybe even could be.  That was at Petros in Manhattan Beach.  (That was where I had a transaction with Zooey Deschanel who picked up a couple salads togo.  Also I carried a couple plates out for the L.A. Lakers on a busy night.  It wasn't my table, but I mentioned it on here and some jerkoff quizzed me on it and I failed his examination.)

 

 

But then I got fired from that job.  Personality conflict, I guess.  I'll never really know the reason.

 

So I looked elsewhere and I took a crappy job.  I had to.  

 

A handful of hours ago I was invited to a second interview at an amazing place in Santa Monica and I completely bombed the interview.  I have had an ear infection from too much surfing and I couldn't even hear myself talk.  I also used profanity twice in the interview.  It was a bummer because I rode 15 miles on a beach cruiser and worked out at the 24 hour fitness a mere block away so that I could use their facilities with no shame, and then I had to ride that same 15 miles back.  On a beach cruiser.  

 

I really can't stress enough about this place and about the owner and his passion for drink making.  It's really on another level.  The things I have seen on his menu are unlike anything I have ever seen.  And the discussion I had with him was unlike any I have ever had before.  He is really on another level.

 

As I was lamenting my stupidity and general boneheadedness back at the hostel with an employee and a fellow **** who has been staying there for as long as I have (7 weeks at 40 dollars a night,) my phone rang.  I was offered the job.  4 nights a week.  Wednesday through Friday.

 

Ladies and gentlemen, I have tended bar in Irish pubs and Salsa clubs, Holiday Inns and Hibachi Steakhouses, Burlesque clubs and Peruvian restaurants and everything in between.  I have never met a bartender that I felt could show me something or a drink menu that I thought was worth a damn.  Not until now.

 

I've never really given a good goddamn, but I will soon become a "complete" bartender.  I also should make a ****load.  This **** is going to teach me a lot.  And that stays with me.  

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who the **** needs work when you could just chill on the beach and surf every day?  jobs are for suckers!

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Wednesday through Saturday. Hiccup! I've been drinking since I got back!

Soup, are you turning into an alcoholic?

 

And are you cheating on your girlfriend? Who is this skank you're hanging out with?

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Soup you gotta get your chit together, man.  It's been forever since you defended your heavyweight title in the backyard.  We finna make an interim bout while you stack tips to the ceiling.

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Soup you gotta get your chit together, man.  It's been forever since you defended your heavyweight title in the backyard.  We finna make an interim bout while you stack tips to the ceiling.

I'm going to strip him soon. If I hear one more story about a brutha stealing his bike, and him just taking it on the chin, he's out. Somebody better get their **** beat somewhere soon.

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Nagger over here talking about the highest level of bartending too...

 

Mother****er if you can pour Jack Daniels with coca cola into a glass and vodka with sweet tea you're good to go.

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Soup. Install imgur app on your phone. When on it, there's a little camera icon in the middle. Tap that, then upload your photos. Once done, tap the photo, then the little share icon thing. The > symbol with two balls on the end.

 

Then, copy the URL, and come back to this thread.

 

Hit paste, then thrown [ img ] and [/ img ] (without the spaces, bonehead.

 

I want to see this drinks menu.

 

I've seen hundreds and many of them have some amazing selections. I'd love to see what you consider to be the best.

 

PS can you flare? If not even a bit, you are not even mid level bartending.

 

Still love you though my crazy half Oz bro

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Thus far, I am the best bartender I have ever met.  But I have always been merely a big fish in a small pond.

 

I came to L.A. and I met a guy who was the most amazing bartender I have ever seen, but he was still on my level.  But he had so much confidence about himself...it really changed my mind about what sort of bartender I really was, or maybe even could be.  That was at Petros in Manhattan Beach.  (That was where I had a transaction with Zooey Deschanel who picked up a couple salads togo.  Also I carried a couple plates out for the L.A. Lakers on a busy night.  It wasn't my table, but I mentioned it on here and some jerkoff quizzed me on it and I failed his examination.)

 

 

But then I got fired from that job.  Personality conflict, I guess.  I'll never really know the reason.

 

So I looked elsewhere and I took a crappy job.  I had to.  

 

A handful of hours ago I was invited to a second interview at an amazing place in Santa Monica and I completely bombed the interview.  I have had an ear infection from too much surfing and I couldn't even hear myself talk.  I also used profanity twice in the interview.  It was a bummer because I rode 15 miles on a beach cruiser and worked out at the 24 hour fitness a mere block away so that I could use their facilities with no shame, and then I had to ride that same 15 miles back.  On a beach cruiser.  

 

I really can't stress enough about this place and about the owner and his passion for drink making.  It's really on another level.  The things I have seen on his menu are unlike anything I have ever seen.  And the discussion I had with him was unlike any I have ever had before.  He is really on another level.

 

As I was lamenting my stupidity and general boneheadedness back at the hostel with an employee and a fellow **** who has been staying there for as long as I have (7 weeks at 40 dollars a night,) my phone rang.  I was offered the job.  4 nights a week.  Wednesday through Friday.

 

Ladies and gentlemen, I have tended bar in Irish pubs and Salsa clubs, Holiday Inns and Hibachi Steakhouses, Burlesque clubs and Peruvian restaurants and everything in between.  I have never met a bartender that I felt could show me something or a drink menu that I thought was worth a damn.  Not until now.

 

I've never really given a good goddamn, but I will soon become a "complete" bartender.  I also should make a ****load.  This **** is going to teach me a lot.  And that stays with me.  

so what ur saying is that you cannot hold a job very long?

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so what ur saying is that you cannot hold a job very long?

All of the best bartenders work in ****ty clubs that can't afford to pay their employees or keep their shelves stocked.
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Soup. Install imgur app on your phone. When on it, there's a little camera icon in the middle. Tap that, then upload your photos. Once done, tap the photo, then the little share icon thing. The > symbol with two balls on the end.

 

Then, copy the URL, and come back to this thread.

 

Hit paste, then thrown [ img ] and [/ img ] (without the spaces, bonehead.

 

I want to see this drinks menu.

 

I've seen hundreds and many of them have some amazing selections. I'd love to see what you consider to be the best.

 

PS can you flare? If not even a bit, you are not even mid level bartending.

 

Still love you though my crazy half Oz bro

Flare is for foglets.

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Awesome!  I like to have you make me a drink some day, Soup.  I go LA once every few years.  I'll hit you up if I'm ever in the mood for a real drink. 

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Flair is for foglets.

Insert WHOOOOO gif here

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Soup. Install imgur app on your phone. When on it, there's a little camera icon in the middle. Tap that, then upload your photos. Once done, tap the photo, then the little share icon thing. The > symbol with two balls on the end.

 

Then, copy the URL, and come back to this thread.

 

Hit paste, then thrown [ img ] and [/ img ] (without the spaces, bonehead.

 

I want to see this drinks menu.

 

I've seen hundreds and many of them have some amazing selections. I'd love to see what you consider to be the best.

 

PS can you flare? If not even a bit, you are not even mid level bartending.

 

Still love you though my crazy half Oz bro

I'll try to pass along the drink menu without revealing where I work.

 

I used to a little bit of flair, not a lot. I wasn't great at it. I don't do it anymore.

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Good stuff Soup.  I reckon your epiphany of dedicating yourself to this one thing will serve you well.  Perhaps the drifting life is behind you?  All the best, and keep us posted (and keep training!!)

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All of the best bartenders work in **** clubs that can't afford to pay their employees or keep their shelves stocked.

I'm sure all the best bartenders have worked in clubs like that at some point.

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Does anyone like you?

You do not see the irony of you asking that question?

 

Here I will help out. SOUP thinks he's a king of bartending but can't make a good enough case to keep himself hired more than a few weeks. Owners of bars would rather have sub quality bartenders and let this God of bartenders go for no explained reason ever.

 

It's almost like he sucks at his job so bad they fire him for being a joke of a bartender. But it's SOUP, so that can't possibly be it afterall....

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You do not see the irony of you asking that question?

 

Here I will help out. SOUP thinks he's a king of bartending but can't make a good enough case to keep himself hired more than a few weeks. Owners of bars would rather have sub quality bartenders and let this God of bartenders go for no explained reason ever.

 

It's almost like he sucks at his job so bad they fire him for being a joke of a bartender. But it's SOUP, so that can't possibly be it afterall....

HEAVY LEATHER GONNA HURT HIM IN THE FEELS, BRO... BUT I DO BELIEVE HE NEEDS SOMETHING TO BRING HIM BACK TO EARTH/

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HEAVY LEATHER GONNA HURT HIM IN THE FEELS, BRO... BUT I DO BELIEVE HE NEEDS SOMETHING TO BRING HIM BACK TO EARTH/

Like a job he can hold longer than a couple weeks? That should bring him back.

 

It won't, but it should.

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It was a personality conflict bruh.

Of course.

I believe the manager wanted to keep the black gay man who soup said sucked at his job and instead fire soup who from his own words, is the best bartender out there.

 

Because you know, every manager wants to keep useless tits over top notch workers.

 

 

Or the reality is Soups imagination of his ability do not match his actual skill level.

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Of course.

I believe the manager wanted to keep the black gay man who soup said sucked at his job and instead fire soup who from his own words, is the best bartender out there.

 

Because you know, every manager wants to keep useless tits over top notch workers.

 

 

Or the reality is Soups imagination of his ability do not match his actual skill level.

I never said he sucked at his job. He's a gay waiter who has been working at the same place for over 10 years... and they left him in charge of the restaurant, for crying out loud. He's magnificent at his job.

 

You see my friend, you are the one who is making up things. You do that a lot too. You make up details to make your arguments stronger. It's freaking pathetic. Seriously, what is your purpose here? Do you come do this forum just to stage arguments with random people that you've never met? That is just childish.

 

I don't want to engage with you, dude. You have a problem with me being a bartender? I don't care. It is a very weird issue you have, but I'm not interested in getting to the bottom of it. Just stay out of my threads, bro.

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It is my goal to be an elite casino dealer.  It may seem like dealing card games is a simple job but I'm telling you guys first hand, it's not.  It takes 2 years for a beginning dealer to be an effective Black Jack dealer.  3 years for an experienced dealer to be an effective craps dealer.  I have a year and a half under my belt but I'll never be a high level dealer because I'll be a supervisor by then..

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It is my goal to be an elite casino dealer.  It may seem like dealing card games is a simple job but I'm telling you guys first hand, it's not.  It takes 2 years for a beginning dealer to be an effective Black Jack dealer.  3 years for an experienced dealer to be an effective craps dealer.  I have a year and a half under my belt but I'll never be a high level dealer because I'll be a supervisor by then..

Pretty sure being a gas station attendant involves more brain activity. lol

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It is my goal to be an elite casino dealer.  It may seem like dealing card games is a simple job but I'm telling you guys first hand, it's not.  It takes 2 years for a beginning dealer to be an effective Black Jack dealer.  3 years for an experienced dealer to be an effective craps dealer.  I have a year and a half under my belt but I'll never be a high level dealer because I'll be a supervisor by then..

Not really. Just takes practice, reliability and your employers need to like you.  :P

 

Not trying to poo poo you but my brother worked at Harrah's in his early 20's while going to school full time and i know that ain't true. He was doing blackjack, bakkeraut & craps for VIP's within 6-8 months. A year and half in he was a Pitboss then he got tired of it and became the VIP Coordinator. 

 

TBF he's very smart, extremely hard working, picks up skills fast and he's great with people. 

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Not really. Just takes practice, reliability and your employers need to like you.  :P

 

Not trying to poo poo you but my brother worked at Harrah's in his early 20's while going to school full time and i know that ain't true. He was doing blackjack, bakkeraut & craps for VIP's within 6-8 months. A year and half in he was a Pitboss then he got tired of it and became the VIP Coordinator. 

 

TBF he's very smart, extremely hard working, picks up skills fast and he's great with people. 

I'm already dealing for VIPs.  That doesn't mean anything as far as effectiveness.   You are mistaken.  Any dealer will tell you it takes approximately 2 to 3 years of dealing craps before one is good and effective at it. 

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Who is this skank you're hanging out with?

This comment is driving my girlfriend in St. Louis crazy. And it is completely out of context, as I have mentioned no skank or girls or drinking with anyone, really. So when my girlfriend asks me about this, I have no way of explaining what you mean. Could you, on this forum, explain what you mean by this?

 

Because while this forum has been a diversion of mine for the last 7 1/2 years, reading other peoples comments and sometimes making some of my own, it is not so interesting that I can allow it to destroy meaningful relationships in my life. I may have to stop posting here and maybe even delete my account if I can't get an answer that can satisfy my girlfriend, who is all the way in St. Louis and is constantly worried about me.

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This comment is driving my girlfriend in St. Louis crazy. And it is completely out of context, as I have mentioned no skank or girls are drinking with anyone, really. So with my girlfriend asks me about this, I have no way of explaining what you mean. Could you, on this forum, explain what you mean by this?

 

Because while this forum has been a diversion of mine for the last 7 1/2 years, reading other peoples comments and sometimes making some of my own, it is not so interesting that I can allow it to destroy meaningful relationships in my life. I may have to stop posting here and maybe even delete my account if I can't get an answer that can satisfy my girlfriend, who is all the way in St. Louis and is constantly worried about me.

does she know you banged Florence Henderson into the grave?

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This comment is driving my girlfriend in St. Louis crazy. And it is completely out of context, as I have mentioned no skank or girls or drinking with anyone, really. So when my girlfriend asks me about this, I have no way of explaining what you mean. Could you, on this forum, explain what you mean by this?

 

Because while this forum has been a diversion of mine for the last 7 1/2 years, reading other peoples comments and sometimes making some of my own, it is not so interesting that I can allow it to destroy meaningful relationships in my life. I may have to stop posting here and maybe even delete my account if I can't get an answer that can satisfy my girlfriend, who is all the way in St. Louis and is constantly worried about me.

I don't explain myself to broads.

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^^Who are those jackoffs? Security for your bike?

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does she know you banged Florence Henderson into the grave?

 

where is she buried?

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I never said he sucked at his job. He's a gay waiter who has been working at the same place for over 10 years... and they left him in charge of the restaurant, for crying out loud. He's magnificent at his job.

 

You see my friend, you are the one who is making up things. You do that a lot too. You make up details to make your arguments stronger. It's freaking pathetic. Seriously, what is your purpose here? Do you come do this forum just to stage arguments with random people that you've never met? That is just childish.

 

I don't want to engage with you, dude. You have a problem with me being a bartender? I don't care. It is a very weird issue you have, but I'm not interested in getting to the bottom of it. Just stay out of my threads, bro.

 

"They had left a snarky black, boy-lover in charge who was really just a waiter who had been there for 10 years. Try to picture BjjNoob ordering me around and you get the idea. "

 

http://forums.ufcfightclub.com/topic/193544-i-still-think-im-tough/page-2

You just called the dude a waiter and said he was as bad as BJJnoob.

So you can spin your lies all you want, but everyone knows your full of ****.

 

Go on now, pretend your girlfriend watches and cares, I am sure he really does...

 

 

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I don't think Soup's full of chit at all.

 

His girl probably does watch him. She knows he's a gigolo so she tries to keep track of him any way she can.

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I don't think Soup's full of chit at all.

 

His girl probably does watch him. She knows he's a gigolo so she tries to keep track of him any way she can.

Yeah, I still doubt the guy has a girl.

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Yeah, I still doubt the guy has a girl.

He posted about a skank he was getting drunk with, and then edited it out. He thought I missed it, but I did not.

    

Now he's trying to involve me in his sick games, and deceiving this poor woman in STL. It's unreal, man.

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He posted about a skank he was getting drunk with, and then edited it out. He thought I missed it, but I did not.

    

Now he's trying to involve me in his sick games, and deceiving this poor woman in STL. It's unreal, man.

 

I thought you were taking care of his old lady while he's off doing whatever it is that he's doing.

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I thought you were taking care of his old lady while he's off doing whatever it is that he's doing.

 

mcmod came along and stole her from him

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That would take an alcohol poisoning level of beer goggles....

 

 

i would go down on her blue waffle and then tongue punch her pink sock

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He posted about a skank he was getting drunk with, and then edited it out. He thought I missed it, but I did not.

    

Now he's trying to involve me in his sick games, and deceiving this poor woman in STL. It's unreal, man.

Yeah it was me. I was his girlfriend.  He just broke up with me last night because I was hanging out with this girl he doesn't like. I have been lonely since he left so I needed some company and she lives right down the street.  I figured if he could break up with me for something that trivial, after 2 years of being in love, he must have had something going on with someone else.  He probably got drunk and forgot I had an account here. 

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