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what is a barback??

theres this bar/club by my house and they are opening for a barback. what exactly do they do? and do females do that job? do you have to know every drink in order to be a barback?

Asked By: a_l_k_a_l_i_n_e_trio - 6/26/2007
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A barback is a bartender's assistant. Barbacks work in nightclubs, bars, restaurants and catering halls. Barbacks stock the bar with liquor, ice, glasses, beer, fruit, and so on, and usually receive a portion of the bartender's tips... More
Answered By: J G G - 6/26/2007
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It is someone who helps the bartender clean up the bar area, stock the drinks, bottles, ice, etc. The job is what a busser is to a waiter. A barback can be a man or woman. The only thing that really separates them from bartenders is that they are not licensed to serve alcohol. Barbakcs usually make really good tips in... More
Answered By: Cub_Fanatic - 6/26/2007
 
A barback is a go-fer. Fills coolers with beer, keeps mixing stations full (chopped lemons, limes, onions, etc), brings up full bottles of booze from the storeroom, brings up ice from the ice maker. It is not glamorous, by any means but if you want to be a bartender it is a good place to start.
Answered By: Michael - 6/26/2007
 
You would just be helping the bartender doing all the things she/he are unable to do in order to help the customers best! You wont have to know all the drinks, but it is a good opportunity to learn!
Answered By: lilpinkrose - 6/26/2007
 
Barback simply means people working behind the scene. More like the bartender's helpers. Some bar have strict rules. Barback can't do drinks nor touch the bar gun. All they do is wash glasses, top up juice, garnishes and etc. Basicly all the shit things. But after awhile, you'll get promoted. But it depends on how fast... More
Answered By: Fish - 6/27/2007
 
Barback.....is the name of your real mother
Answered By: Common Sense - 6/27/2007
 
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