The Ice-Skating Cocktail Waiters of at the Grand Hotel les Bains

1920s | March 22, 2017

In the 1920s and 30s at the Grand Hotel les Bains in St. Moritz, Switzerland, they had the right idea: serve drinks on its ice terrace by skating waiters. It took some practice getting the rest of the staff serve cocktails successfully. For some clients, waiting for servers take a spectacular fall while balancing expensive booze on a tray was obviously half the fun.

This was made famous by head waiter Renee Breguet, pictured below.

H/T Life Archives

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