Bar Management

Chef Robert Irvine Explains how Being a “Hot Spot” Takes More than Great Food

July 22, 2014 | Article | By Robert Irvine

The effective use of technology can make your business faster, leaner, and ultimately, it can help you deliver an experience your customers will want... more >>

Turning Service Failures into Successes

July 15, 2014 | Article | By Brian Warrener

Mistakes are inevitable and the nature of the bar business makes them more likely than in most other industries. However, turning a service failure... more >>

Hit Revenue Goals

July 1, 2014 | Article | By Kristen Santoro

To improve service and reach revenue goals Jim Sullivan utilizes two specific methods to measure productivity and improvement - Lag Measures and Lead... more >>

Outdoor Space

July 1, 2014 | Article | By Kristen Santoro

Embracing the great outdoors requires planning to ensure form and function are in sync and to deliver the best guest experience possible. more >>

How To Hire Bar Staff

June 24, 2014 | Article | By Brian Warrener

It’s your bar. It’s your vision. The financial risk is yours. And yet, with some direction but no absolute control, you turn the whole thing... more >>

Sports Bar

June 17, 2014 | Article | By Kristen Santoro

If sports entertainment is part of you bar’s brand, then you need to be taking full advantage of the hundreds of excited fans clamoring to get... more >>

upsell drinks

June 2, 2014 | Article | By Amanda Baltazar

Your bar or nightclub may be falling short in selling additional drinks and at a higher price point, which means loss of revenue and loss of tips. more >>

Drive Food Sales

May 27, 2014 | Article | By George Barton

The clear answer is to simply serve better food today than you did yesterday to excite guests with a strong intent to return and purchase. Which is... more >>

time off / vacation

May 20, 2014 | Article | By Amanda Baltazar

There are many advantages to getting away but how do you get your staff and venue ready for your absence? And how much do you keep in touch once... more >>

Staff Management / Lead By Example

May 13, 2014 | Article | By Brian Warrener

Management is making other people do what you want them to do. What you want your staff to do is provide exceptional customer service. Here are 5... more >>

Le Whiskey Glasses

June 27, 2014 | News | By Nightclub & Bar

Le Whiskey and Le Baby Whiskey Glasses from Peugeot capture aromas in the glass to offer a superior taste experience versus classic straight-wall... more >>

Time Management

June 25, 2014 | Publish this

Restaurant managers are pulled in so many different directions - front of the house, back of the house, customer needs, staff needs, inventory, PLs,... more >>

Jon Taffer

October 16, 2013 | News

Source: The Fiscal Times - In his 30-plus years in the hospitality business, consultant Jon Taffer has rescued nearly 1,000 bars and many more... more >>

Bevintel and Bevchek

August 21, 2013 | News | By Nightclub & Bar

Bevintel, a leading profit control and revenue enhancement company and Bevchek, a successful draft beer control system have joined forces. more >>


May 6, 2013 | News | By Nightclub & Bar

Andover, MA business owners Sam Petrovich and Jeannie Cahill of Dylan's Bar & Grill, and Kumar Babu of Ccuneus solutions, have joined forces to... more >>

Rescue Tour

June 27, 2012 | News | By Nightclub & Bar

Nightclub & Bar Media Group President and Spike TV “Bar Rescue” Co-Executive Producer and Star Jon Taffer to Lead Workshops for Bar Professionals... more >>

May 17, 2012 | News

From Salt Lake Tribune: Lawmakers are trying to tame the perfect storm they created when they failed to free up enough restaurant liquor licenses to... more >>

May 8, 2012 | News | By Nightclub & Bar

Campari, the legendary one-of-a-kind red spirit, applauds New York's PDT for winning the first-ever James Beard Foundation "Outstanding Bar Program... more >>

May 7, 2012 | News

From Cocktails are not just “a drink” any more. But bartenders-turned-mixologists around the country have been taking notice... more >>

May 7, 2012 | News

From the New York Daily News: When it comes to cocktails, New Yorkers don’t mess around. This year’s James Beard nominees for Best Bar Program... more >>

Customer Service

June 10, 2014 | By Nightclub & Bar

Today’s customers are “wired and dangerous,” and one person can tell 10,000 people about their negative experience with the single click of a... more >>

Redesigning a Bar

May 6, 2014 | By Nightclub & Bar

Tobin Ellis focuses on the many, many common mistakes made during the planning, construction and redesign phases of your bar that ultimately lead to... more >>

Reasons Why Employees Quit

November 12, 2013 | By Kristen Santoro

The saying goes that people don't quit jobs, they quit their bosses. Here we dive into seven different reasons why employees quit and how you as an... more >>


October 29, 2013 | By Angela Bonnici

Turnover, lack of accountability and understaffing can all result in drastic inaccuracy in beverage management inventory and tracking. more >>

National Bosses Day

October 16, 2013 | By Kristen Santoro

National Bosses Day (Today, October 16) gives workers a chance to show appreciation for hard working supervisors. more >>

Jon Taffer Raise the Bar

October 8, 2013 | By Kristen Santoro

The day is finally here - Have you ordered your copy? more >>

Health Inspection

October 1, 2013 | By Kristen Santoro

What would happen if a health inspector walked through the door of your bar today? Would you pass with flying colors? Or fail due to a simple... more >>

Jon Taffer's Book Raise The Bar

September 24, 2013 | By Kristen Santoro

As an avid reader of Nightclub & Bar’s Bar IQ we want you to be the first to get your copy of Jon Taffer's debut novel. October 8 it the official... more >>

Make a Difference

September 17, 2013 | By Kristen Santoro

The hospitality industry is very challenging for owners and operators. And the success is dependent on the efforts you are willing to put into it. more >>

VIP Guests

August 6, 2013 | By Robert Smith

VIP’s spend money and owners love money. Sometimes rules are bent and VIP’s get away with activities that are not normally allow from general... more >>

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