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Get the show on the road: Event Management

The event management business is booming. The consumption of things is falling in favour and the consumption of experiences is rising, especially among millennials and younger people. Many of the experiences they crave come in the form of organised events like festivals and concerts. The business events sector is also busier than ever, with regular year-on-year growth in conferences, conventions, expos, product launches and marketing events. All this has led to an uptick in the demand for skilled event management professionals.

Food Manager Training

Food Safety Managers are not only the overall managers of establishments but also chefs, cooks and owners. It is not enough for these people to have taken some food safety training a long time ago. They need to know about the latest food safety developments and regulations.

Alcohol Server Training certificate from just $5.00

Serving alcohol to people can have undesirable consequences if it is not done sensibly. As an alcohol server, it is your legal responsibility to ensure that only people of legal age are served and that they are the ones consuming the alcohol. To conform with state laws you must have an alcohol server certificate that shows you have taken the necessary training.

ANSI Food Handler Certificate Training now just $4.99!

If you think food safety training is just more government nannying, visit foodsafetynews.com and read the horror stories of E.coli deaths, hepatitis and salmonella outbreaks, listeria and norovirus plagues and the food service establishments that are shut down or heavily fined for causing them. There are new ones every day. Seriously, go and check it out. We’ll wait.

Beyond ‘Mmm, that's nice’: Wine Appreciation

Start just by looking. What does the colour of the wine tell you? How does its surface cling to the edges of the glass – a clue to texture and alcohol content? What qualities do the bubbles at the edge have just after pouring?

Now give it a swirl to see how it runs down the inside of the glass. Does it leave trails on the glass? (It must be a very clean glass!)