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T.G.I. Friday's World Bartender Ch

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Precision, personality and panache. According to the team of finalists in the annual T.G.I. Friday’s® World Bartender Championship, these are the secret ingredients professional mixologists pour on when mixing up the fun.

“Our bartenders have always defined the brand,” said Richard Snead, president and CEO of Carlson Restaurants Worldwide, parent of T.G.I. Friday’s. “They entertain guests with their great personalities and their ability to demonstrate accurate and precise mixology.”

Close to 8,000 bartenders from 58 countries enter the competition each year. Eight finalists make the trip to Las Vegas to vie for the World’s Greatest Bartender title. The team members recently shared the following secrets on how they entertain their guests with legendary service:

Take the responsibility of serving alcohol seriously; serve up fun responsibly.
Greet your guests with a smile and introduce yourself.
Know your current events in order to engage your guests in conversation.
Remember your guests’ names and their drink of choice for their next visit.
Mix your drinks with accuracy and precision; serve them with style.
Show off your great personality; put on a show with flair.
Entertain your guests and you’ll have fun as well.

For more information on the annual competition, visit