Bar Management

Bar Management articles, columns and news items relative to best practices in bar management, from staffing/training to delivering great guest service to managing the business.


Arizona Cocktail Week News
Southwest’s Premier Bartending Competition Announces 2015 Lineup   December 10, 2014

Arizona Cocktail Week’s annual Last Slinger Standing contest to feature top bartending teams from across Arizona, Colorado and Nevada, plus one surprise wildcard entrant; winner receives $1,500More>>

Everyone wants to have great employees, but only a few bars do. Article
Your Staff Still Sucks   December 9, 2014

Everyone wants to have great employees, but only a few bars do. How do they do it? What are their secrets?More>>

The Original Small Batch Bourbon - Booker's
25 Years of Booker's Small Batch    December 9, 2014

It’s hard to imagine today, but things looked pretty bleak around 25 years ago when Booker Noe selected the first barrels of bourbon from what he considered the sweet spot.More>>

December 2014 Bartender of the Month: Christian Siglin Article
December 2014 Bartender of the Month: Christian Siglin   December 9, 2014

Christian Siglin mixes things up with beach vibes and specialty cocktails as bar manager at Bankers Hill Bar & Restaurant. He boasts more than 11 years of experience in the bar industry and draws inspiration from his travels throughout the world. More>>

How One Bar Fight Could Cost You $1.5 Million in Damages Article
How One Bar Fight Could Cost You $1.5 Million in Damages   December 9, 2014

When a patron gets injured in a bar fight, the owner may be found negligent and forced to pay damages under the legal doctrine of premises liability.More>>

Bud Light Up for Whatever Campaign Article
Bud Light Looks to Millennials   December 8, 2014

AB InBev has decided that the time is ripe to try to get millennial consumers on board with the King of Beers with their “Up for Whatever” campaign. More>>

Blue Dragon Thai Basil Cocktail
A Look at Celebrity Chef Ming Tsai’s Blue Dragon Beverage Program    December 2, 2014

The bar at Blue Dragon is well-stocked with a number of craft beers, worldly wines, premium sakes and signature cocktails. Get a glimpse into the concept and structure behind it.More>>

White Hot and Bubbly New Champagnes Article
White Hot and Bubbly   December 2, 2014

White-washed bottles (some meant to be enjoyed over ice) are the trend in effervescent elixirs this holiday season.More>>

Traditional and Social Media Marketing Strategies for Bars and Restaurants Article
The Best Marketing Mixer: Traditional and Social Media   December 2, 2014

It's hard to believe a time without selfies, likes, fans, and followers as the dominant marketing vehicle. However, this doesn’t mean you should abandon traditional marketing for a pure social media play.More>>

7 Steps That Guarantee Innovation Success Article
7 Steps That Guarantee Innovation Success   December 1, 2014

Everyone says they want innovation in their bars, but when an ambitious employee offers it to an owner or manager the idea is often shot down.More>>



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