Bartenders Explain Being Drunk at Work

By Indulgence

You get drunk at work, right? No, probably not. That’s not always the case with bartenders though. Not only are they serving drinks, sometimes they’re imbibing them as well behind the bar. We chatted with some of America’s best bartenders about their policy on drinking at work, the pitfalls of getting drunk on the clock and how they have deft tricks to avoid getting sloppy.

CHECK OUT THE BARTENDERS FEATURED, LISTED IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE: Chaim Dauermann, The Up & Up, New York City
Tim Cooper, Sweetwater Social, New York City
Jeremy Hawn, Seamstress, New York City
Julie Lacoste, The Chart Room, New Orleans
Erick Castro, Polite Provisions, San Diego
Naomi Levy, Eastern Standard, Boston
Jackson Cannon, Eastern Standard, Boston
Chad Solomon, Midnight Rambler, Dallas
Karen Grill, Sassafrass, Los Angeles
Steve Schneider, Employees Only, New York City
Jillian Vose, Dead Rabbit, New York City
Joaquín Simó, Pouring Ribbons, New York City


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