Welcome to The Blend

BUILT FOR HOSPITALITY, BY HOSPITALITY

What if there were a secret door in the back hall of your favorite bar or restaurant and it led to an incredible library and bustling community center devoted solely to the art of hospitality? The Blend is a meeting place where all of us, from those just starting out to the icons in the industry, can learn, collaborate, innovate and inspire. Beam Suntory and industry professionals like us are coming together to share our wisdom and passion. The only thing missing is you.

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The Blend Videos: Gear Review and Spotlight

Sit back, relax, and watch the video version of your favorite series! We have Gear Review and Spotlight episodes that were too good to just have on Instagram. So many seasoned bartenders from all different cities lending a hand (and an opinion) on these, it's hard to say which to watch first.

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The Blend Videos: Best Practices and Ingredient of the Moment

You asked for it, so here it is! All of our awesome video content is in one place! Sit back, relax, and watch the video version of your favorite series. We have Best Practices and Ingredient of the Moment episodes that were too good to just have on Instagram. So many seasoned bartenders from all different cities lending a hand (and an opinion) on these, it's hard to say which to watch first.

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Service Well

The Service Well is a resource that includes articles written for hospitality, by hospitality. This includes Best Practices, Spotlight, Ingredient of the Moment, Gear Review, Wax Poetic, and Industry News. 

 

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Get Inspired

Creating connections and community around the world.

Transforming Hospitality Culture

Chelsea Gregoire guides us through some simple (and let's face it, some complex) ideas about how we can change the way we run restaurants and bars to make our workplace more inclusive, more supportive and give us all more room to grow.

Revisiting Refire

Refire, a six-week speaker series in the spring of 2021, gathered six experts in their chosen fields to talk about making meaningful changes to the systemic issues that plague hospitality. Click here to watch all six speaker's talks and explore the workbooks created for each episode.

Focus on Health: Finding Work/Life Balance

Alex Jump and Lauren Paylor share their strategies for balance at home and behind the bar in six video chapters. Explore everything it takes to be the best we can be from organization to mental healthcare. This not-to-be-missed series is a great place to hit the reset button and approach your career from a new perspective.ff

A Global Community Built for Hospitality, By Hospitality

Learn, engage, and be inspired alongside hospitality professionals from across the globe at all stages of their careers.

Still Learning

Developed by world-class educators, Still Learning is a brand-new way to learn about spirits.

Service Well

Voices you trust, going in-depth on the industry you love. The Service Well is the spot for deep thoughts, experts' advice, and the occasional nostalgic moment. 

The Latest and Greatest Industry News

We're bringing together trusted authorities to share their expertise on hospitality's hottest topics.