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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.


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The Value of a Beverage Director   December 13, 2009

One of the strategies smart chain operations employ is to have a person who is in charge of the beverage business full time, but the job gets cut when budgets get tight. This is a mistake.More>>

Randy Steinbrenner Article
Chain Beverage Buzz: Dec. 14, 2009   December 13, 2009

Updates on the chain beverage industry: Randy Steinbrenner VP of sales & marketing at Boston's Pizza; Diageo appoints Peter McDonough; Harrah's places bid for Planet Hollywood; and more.More>>

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Unemployment Rate: Grabbing at Straws?   December 13, 2009

For those of us in hospitality, the unemployment rate is an important indicator. The more people working, the more people with disposable income and the confidence to spend.More>>

Cuervo Margarita at Chevys Article
Real Mex Reignites Drink Programs at El Torito, Chevys   December 13, 2009

VIBE caught up with Lowell Petrie, SVP and chief marketing officer of Real Mex Restaurants, for some insights into what he’s mixing up behind the bar at El Torito and Chevys.More>>

News
Top Five Restaurant Menu Trends for 2010 Named by Technomic   December 10, 2009

Menu innovation, from comfort foods to new Asian cuisines, plays an essential role for success in 2010 by enticing recession-weary diners with compelling reasons to eat out.More>>

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Major Missteps: Bartender Mistakes that Make Managers Cringe   December 9, 2009

Bartending is a detail-oriented job and the clientele can be demanding and unforgiving. We’ve compiled a list of the bartending mistakes that elevate managers’ blood pressure.More>>

GuestMetrics Article
Special Report: Tracking On-Premise Drink Trends   December 9, 2009

Bars outperform other on-premise segments at the close of the third quarter, according to research from GuestMetrics provided exclusively to Nightclub & Bar.More>>

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Study Finds Flavors Key in 2010   December 9, 2009

Forty-two percent of consumers are more likely to visit restaurants with new or unique flavors, and 36 percent are more interested in trying new flavors than they were a year ago.More>>

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Hospitality Law Conference to Address Key F&B Issues    December 9, 2009

The third annual Hospitality Law Conference will include a dedicated food & beverage track to educate and equip operators to deal with liability and regulatory issues effectively.More>>

Best in Bar Management Article
Trend Watch 2010: What's Next?   December 9, 2009

To get a sense of what to expect in 2010, we checked in with various industry experts and asked for their top picks for new opportunities in the 12 months ahead. Read on for info.More>>



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