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.


Absinthe News
You Only Think You Know Absinthe   June 26, 2014

Absinthe became legal again in the United States seven years ago, but only recently has it broken free of the chains of a silly reputation.More>>

biologically aged cocktails News
“Biologically Aged” Cocktails: Bartenders Take on Fermentation   June 25, 2014

On different sides of the world, two bartenders are using everything from champagne yeast to koji, a mold used in the production of miso and sake, to ferment cocktail ingredients. Carey Jones on how microbes are finding their way into your cocktail glass.More>>

Summer Patio Party Promotion Article
Sizzling Summer Promotions    June 24, 2014

Now is the perfect time for bar owners to reevaluate their offerings and refresh their promotions. Your promotions should revolve around your enticing patio, knowledgeable bartenders and well-trained staff. More>>

Nightlife Audience / Nightlife Crowd Article
Do You Know Your Nightlife Audience?   June 24, 2014

If there's one thing an owner or manager needs to be in tune with when it comes to a nightlife venue, it's the patrons. More>>

How To Hire Bar Staff Article
How to Find the Best Staff    June 24, 2014

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 over to some number and combination of managers and staff to execute.More>>

Spirits worth Adding to Your Back Bar Article
Spirits Worth Adding to Your Back Bar   June 24, 2014

The flood of new spirits entering the US market can be confusing: here are a few recent editions that stand out and are worth the trouble to consider adding to your back bar. More>>

Beverage Trends
Casual Dining Beverage Trends   June 23, 2014

The landscape continues to evolve with new and exciting products each year in beer, wine and spirits. It’s important as a chain operator to capture the excitement that comes from the variety of new products, styles and trends driving beverage segments.More>>

Sports Bar Article
Steps to Providing Unrivaled World Cup Viewing    June 17, 2014

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 inside a great sports bar, spend cash on bar bites and beer, and stare straight into a crystal clear picture of the worlds most watch sporting event –...More>>

Summer Spirits for cocktails Article
Hot New Spirits of Summer   June 16, 2014

Between the thinning ozone and rising temperatures, your clientele is developing a palpable thirst. The question is — how do you best revive their wilting spirits?More>>

Strange Brews Article
Strange Brews Outside the Hop Box    June 16, 2014

Many of us have had that frustrated feeling that nothing on the menu is going to fit the bill. Here are six beers that didn’t just step out of the box, they crashed through it and burnt it to the ground.More>>



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