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.


Anthony Pepe Article
Anthony Pepe Creates Complementary Cocktails for Galli’s Comforting Cuisine    June 4, 2013

What cocktail pairs with Italian comfort food like Veal Parm and Spaghetti Carbonara? Good question. Generally, one would not associate house made syrups and infusions with a menu equivalent to an old school Sunday family dinner, but Steven and Karen Gallo and Michael Forrest were committed to...More>>

Bartender Article
Alcohol Accountability Behind the Bar   June 4, 2013

Bar and nightclub operators often overlook one of the most important components in ensuring long term success and growth; limiting liability and eliminating exposure to potential lawsuits and violations. More>>

GEM Boston Article
Small Town Approach To Big City Marketing    June 4, 2013

While the focus grows to a more globalized world, losing touch with the local market can be detrimental to your business. Marketing and promotional techniques should be crafted and molded to fit into the local area, whether that’s a big city or a tertiary market. More>>

Security Guard Article
California Security Guard Licensing Law   May 28, 2013

The State of California became the first state in the country to mandate all in house security guards or bouncers obtain a state license. Imagine how great you would feel if you could totally trust your team to handle a violent incident correctly with limited hands on force.More>>

Manager Article
What To Look For In Your GM   May 28, 2013

As an owner you need to know what to look for in a General Manager. Understanding that this person is key to the success of your venue and will need to execute on your concepts, ideas and vision is imperative. More>>

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The Time Is Right For Long Drinks   May 28, 2013

Summer means thirstier patrons, and while most bars and restaurants rely on beer to carry the weight, long drinks are where the creativity and money are!More>>

Facebook Thumbs Down Image Article
Social Media No No’s   May 28, 2013

Scottsdale-based restaurant Amy’s Baking Company Bakery Boutique & Bistro’s (what a mouthful) recent Facebook meltdown has been a hot topic in the restaurant and social media spheres.More>>

Drumbar Cocktail Article
Chicago Drums up a Dreamy Destination for the Summer    May 21, 2013

Seasonal summer slushies, liquid nitrogen margaritas and Moscow mules in a flask? Atop Chicago’s most popular rooftop bar? That’s what Chicago-ites and visitors to the windy city alike can look forward to this summer at Drumbar.More>>

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5 Tips in Training Your Staff to Up Sell   May 20, 2013

Your venue is busy, however, your customer‘s average spend isn’t what you expected. Therefore, it’s time to teach your staff, how to up sell your product. More>>

Pocket Change Article
Pack the House On Pocket Change   May 20, 2013

You don’t need to spend a ton of dough on marketing to attract the type of clientele that aligns with the image of your bar or nightclub. This is especially true when you consider that the latest advances in email, social media and event marketing technologies.More>>



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