Battle of the Baristas: Inside the 2015 U.S. Coffee Championships
Every year, the country's top baristas get to show off their skills at the annual U.S. Coffee Championships. We followed three of the competitors on their journey to snag the coffee industry's highest...
What It Takes to Become the "World's Best Concierge"
Frank Laino, the Executive Concierge at the Stafford London, tells us what it’s really like being a concierge
Barista
A barista (/bəˈristə/ buh-REE-stuh; from the Italian for "bartender") is a person, usually a coffeehouse employee, who prepares and serves espresso-based coffee drinks.
The word barista is an Ita...
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Bartender
A bartender (also known as a barkeep, barman, barmaid, or a mixologist) is a person who serves usually alcoholic beverages behind the bar, usually in a licensed establishment. Bartenders also usually ...
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Hotelier
Hotelier usually refers to a hotel manager.
Tour guide
A tour guide (U.S.) or a tourist guide (European) provides assistance, information and cultural, historical and contemporary heritage interpretation to people on organized tours and individual clients...
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What It Takes to Become the "World's Best Concierge"
Frank Laino, the Executive Concierge at the Stafford London, tells us what it’s really like being a concierge
Swamper (occupational title)
A swamper in occupational slang is an assistant worker, helper, maintenance man or a person who performs odd jobs. The term has its origins circa 1857 in the southern United States to refer to a work...
Tony Tarracino
Tony Tarracino (August 10, 1916 – November 1, 2008), commonly called Captain Tony, was an American saloonkeeper, boat captain, politician, gambler, and storyteller in Key West, Florida. He was a well-...
Hotel consolidator
Hotel consolidator (also called a hotel broker or discounter) is a travel company or business that buys up blocks of hotel rooms in top destinations and then resells them at discounted rates to the fi...
Jean Jacques Vioget
Jean Jacques Vioget (1794–1855), originally from Switzerland, was a surveyor and sea captain, who came to California in 1837. He made the first survey and map of Yerba Buena (which later was named San...
Central Reservations Office
In the hospitality industry, a Central Reservations Office or Central Reservations Center is a call center that handles room reservation calls and other related calls for a hotel chain or company. A C...
Djurdje S. Ninković
Đurđe "Đura" S. Ninković (1888 - November 1940) was a prominent businessman and hotelier in Belgrade, Kingdom of Yugoslavia, in the 1930s. At that time Belgrade had very few hotels and he was a pione...
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Bellhop
A bellhop, also bellboy ( pronunciation ) is a hotel porter, who helps patrons with their luggage while checking in or out. Bellhops often wear a uniform (see bell-boy hat), like certain oth...
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John Flammang Schrank
John Flammang Schrank (March 5, 1876 – September 15, 1943) was a resident of New York, best known for his attempt to assassinate former U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt on October 14, 1912 in Milwauk...
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Lee Klein
Lee Klein (born November 30, 1965) is a poet, curator, essayist and writer on the arts.
Klein is the author of the "World's Biggest Shopping Mall Poem" about the taking over of reality by consumer...
Alvin McDonald
Alvin Frank McDonald (1873 – December 15, 1893) was an early American caver and tour guide at what became Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota, the fourth longest cave system in the world, from 188...
Gwilym Davies (barista)
Gwilym Rhys Davies, (born February 1967) is a British barista.Davies was born in Cheltenham, England, and grew up in Leeds, Yorkshire. Davies took the World Barista Championship crown in Atlanta, USA...
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