Unique, this is the best word to start my story with, yes, uniqueness, and I am going tell you about LÛMé (LUME). The new culinary chapter of Shaun Quade is enclosed in a Terrace House at 226 Coventry Street, in South Melbourne. Just one step inside the door of LUME and I don’t know what was the first thing that most attracted my attention. Whether the fast and delicate steps of those who were working on the floor….
In part one of this series, “16 Bartenders Share Their Post Shift Cure to a Hard Shift“, we asked industry veterans to talk about their post work rituals that help them to recover after an exceptionally hard shift behind the bar. Food, exercise and the classic bartenders “handshake” (beer and a shot) featured highly. Not all bartenders are elated by the prospect of having a cocktail after making drinks for guests all night, usually at…Read On>>
Hospitality service is an unforgiving sport, an elegant battle. Like any all-encompassing profession we go into big nights of service with the intention to ‘win’. That is, to work together as an efficient team to make guests feel like they got great value for their money spent and a desire to eagerly return. One of the great unseen pressures of the job is feeling responsible for the happiness of an entire room of paying patrons….Read On>>