Read the disgusting remark a bartender made to a teenage customer – before the tavern offered him a bottle of wine, said it was ‘a joke’, then fired his group for ‘continuing’
- Ironbark Tavern & Cidery bartender makes vile comments about teenager’s dress
- 19-year-old Jorja Millington looked like “You look like a little whore”
- She claims that the manager of the place told her “it was a joke” and offered her a bottle of wine.
- The staff then kicked the woman and her group out of the brewery for “continuing”
A bartender has been fired after allegedly making vile comments about the skirt of a teenage customer.
Lash technician Jorja Millington, 19, was celebrating a birthday with a group of friends at the Ironbark Tavern and Cidery on the outskirts of Perth last week.
The law student was shocked when a bartender allegedly told her, “I wish your skirt was shorter, you look like a little whore.”
Ms Millington claimed that she and her group then approached the venue manager about the bartender’s alleged behavior.
Jorja Millington, 19 (pictured) was celebrating a friend’s birthday at the Ironbark Tavern and Cidery in Caversham, WA, when a bartender made derogatory comments about her
Instead, the manager replied “it was a joke” and “don’t be too hard on him because he is Zimbabwean”, offering Ms Millington a bottle of wine as compensation.
“I didn’t want a bottle of wine, I wanted the situation to be handled accordingly and the staff member to be held accountable,” Ms Millington said. Perth now.
“Wine is what you give to someone who has eaten badly, not to someone who has been called a bitch. “
After rejecting the bottle of wine, the bar staff then asked the woman and her group to leave the area to “continue”.
Pictures show Ms Millington and her group were evicted from the scene for ‘continuing’
Footage from the incident shows Ms Millington being pushed out of the venue by a male worker as a member of the group is seen throwing a plastic cup at the bar as he is kicked off the premises.
The tavern apologized and confirmed the bartender was fired on Monday in a post on his Instagram page, saying they spoke to the woman and her mother.
“We apologize for the delay of this much needed apology, we have thoroughly investigated the matter and have already spoken to the daughter involved and her mother,” the tavern wrote.
“We would start by saying how shocked we are at what was said to this young woman yesterday at our premises. We take full responsibility for what happened. The affected staff member is no longer working for us because it is not our code of conduct and never has been. ‘
The Ironbark Tavern and Cidery (pictured) has since apologized for the incident via its Instagram page confirming the bartender has been sacked since the incident.
The venue also claimed that the group had been repeatedly asked to vacate the premises after becoming “verbally abusive” towards staff.
“The footage shown is where the group was repeatedly asked to leave, becoming verbally abusive and throwing drinks across the bar, which is why they were led outside,” the tavern wrote.
Ms Millington told Perth Now that she reported the incident to Fremantle Police, but officers would not investigate the issue.
Ms Millington said she was offered a bottle of wine as compensation, but rejected the offer saying she wanted the staff member to be “responsible”