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.


2014 Trends Article
7 Trends For 2014   November 26, 2013

As 2013 comes to an end, bar and nightclub owners should pay attention what trends will emerge in 2014. Melanie Austin, account executive at Patrick Henry Creative Promotions, gave her thoughts about what should be on the agenda for bar and nightclub owners for the year ahead.More>>

Brandy / Armagnac Article
The Next Brandy...   November 26, 2013

Armagnac has been around for centuries, but despite its artisanal nature and robust flavors, it gets little respect at the bar.More>>

Dean's Downtown Article
Dean's Downtown Helps Fuel Houston's Downtown Revival   November 19, 2013

Bobby Stark, Bob Diego and Grace Rodriguez have taken over a 1893 building and have joined the downtown revival in Houston. Deans Downtown opened November 14 and is quickly making its mark. I caught up with my old friend Bobby Stark and asked him to tell us all about it.More>>

Social Media Article
Visual Based Social Networks Are Gaining Steam   November 19, 2013

Social media marketing expert, Debbie Miller, dives into the importance of visual based social media platforms in order to obtain a prominent online presence. Take advice from this industry professional and bring more people into your bar.More>>

Avoid Crisis Article
How to Handle A Crisis   November 19, 2013

A crisis such as natural disasters, foodborne illness outbreaks and violence can happen to any bar. But there are measures that can be put in place and positive ways of dealing with crisis.More>>

Coffee Cocktail Article
Brewing Up Tasty Cocktails with Coffee   November 19, 2013

If you saw this week’s episode of Spike TV’s “Bar Rescue” then you know that coffee cocktails can brew up some significant sales; especially during the cooler winter months.More>>

Instagram Article
Making Social Media Work For You   November 18, 2013

A smart social media strategy involves visual elements, including photos, videos and witty captions. If all those things come together, owners will see a return on investment.More>>

Reasons Why Employees Quit
7 Reasons Why Employees Quit    November 12, 2013

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 owner can combat these difficulties and retain good employees.More>>

Square One Brewery and Distillery Article
Are Still Pubs The Next Brew Pubs?    November 12, 2013

Making your own spirits is certainly an attention getter, and visiting places like Square One in St. Louis suggests the concept has legs.More>>

Cook Something Bold
Put Your Chefs To The Test On National Cook Something Bold Day!   November 8, 2013

Cooking something bold, daring or out of your comfort zone can pay off in a big way. Don’t be afraid to get creative with your current inventory and see what your chefs are made of.More>>



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