Bar Management
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Beware of Robot Bartenders   January 26, 2010

Student inventors at the University of Washington came up with a "bar-bot" with the capability to hold up to four different bottles and has memory capacity for recipes and drink preferences.More>>

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The Untold Story of the Lonely Garnish   January 26, 2010

The garnish does not have to just cling to the edge of the glass as an irrelevant afterthought, a once proud fruit added without consideration. I’m very relieved to say that garnishes are back!More>>

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Bar Openings: Spotlight on New York   January 26, 2010

January is usually a slow time for openings, but this year, there are three or four in New York worth mentioning, including the Tequila Library at Zengo, Recette, Bar Seven Five and the Breslin.More>>

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Cocktail Competitions Scheduled   January 26, 2010

There's a pot of $15,000 in cash prizes on the line at the “Shake It Up 2010” cocktail competition at the Nightclub & Bar Show, and the Can Can Classic will take place in June in NYC.More>>

Cognac Summit Article
Classic Cocktails Revisited at Cognac Summit   January 26, 2010

At this year's Cognac Summit, bartenders around the world made a concerted effort to bring the Cognac-based drinks and other classic cocktails into the 21st century.More>>

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More with Less? Yes!    January 25, 2010

Can we produce greater revenue from a customer base less willing to spend and with fewer employees to wow them? Yes. Your next step? Don't abandon the tactics employed to weather the recession.More>>

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Restaurant Industry Outlook for 2010   January 25, 2010

The National Restaurant Association 2010 Forecast calls for $580 billion in total industry sales this year, which is a 2.5 percent increase in current dollars over 2009 sales.More>>

Applebee's draft beer Article
Applebee’s Draft Beer Initiative   January 25, 2010

The Applebee’s Draft Beer Optimization program has three goals: improved quality, reduced waste and improved margins. A year later, draft beer waste is down 50 percent and sales have increased.More>>

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Chain Beverage Buzz: Jan. 25, 2010   January 25, 2010

Lee Sanders named franchising president for TGI Friday's; Hooters to give away 40-inch TVs during Super Bowl; Cuba Libre to open in DC; Bistro Babusan to debut in April; and more.More>>

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Yuri Kato’s Japanese Cocktails   January 20, 2010

In partnership with Suntory, CocktailTimes.com founder Yuri Kato’s debuts her book Japanese Cocktails: Mixed Drinks with Saké, Shochu, Whisky and More (Chronicle Books).More>>



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