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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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Bartender Training, Seminars, Books and More   January 26, 2010

BarSmarts Wired reopens; Emily Stanley named ambassador for Lucas Bols; Derek Brown's cocktail seminars at The Passenger; Angostura shortage; Tony Abou-Ganim's new book; and Cuba Libre expands.More>>

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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>>

News
Beam Global Brands Win Awards at First International SIP Awards   January 25, 2010

(rī)1 Whiskey, Hornitos Tequila and Tres Generaciones Tequila earn platinum honors, the highest honor awarded, from a panel of 100 consumer judges at the first SIP Awards.More>>

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Technomic Revises 2010 Restaurant Industry Forecast Slightly Downward   January 25, 2010

Citing concern over job losses, underemployment and continued consumer frugality in dining away from home, Technomic revised its 2010 U.S. foodservice industry sales forecast downward.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>>



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