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- n. someone who works in a bar, a bartender
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There is a channel through to the bar, so I approach order a cappuccino and wait while the barperson spills the froth all over her trousers and the floor.
I've not done the full time and motion study, but I reckon the paying part of the transaction must take three or four times as long by card as with cash, by the time the barperson has found the machine, brought it over, handed it to the punter, waited while the connection is made and the payment authorised, and torn off, distributed and filed receipts.
Top chef Marco Pierre White, who will judge the UK finals, said: "A truly great barperson needs to be as creative and skilful as a leading chef.