The most valuable asset to look for when looking to hire a bartender in NYC
is experience. It can neither be taught nor bought, but only lived.
A seasoned bartender in NYC is able to handle almost any other bartending job in any other city. Truly, if you can make it here you can make it anywhere, just as Sinatra once said.
Bartending jobs in NYC are more demanding and taxing on a bartender than anywhere else in the world. Bartender earns their chops by working in this city by being able to handle large noisy crowds, guests with fine tastes, difficult guests, and working long hours. If they have successfully worked in NYC, they are a great bartender to hire.