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.


Chez Papa's Adam Chapman using his Perlini carbonated cocktail shaker. Photo: The Chronicle
Being Cool is Good; Staying in Business is Better   July 22, 2014

At the recent Chivas Regal Masters bartender competition, carbonating cocktails was a key step. Should you be trying the latest thing?More>>

Chef Robert Irvine Explains how Being a “Hot Spot” Takes More than Great Food Article
Chef Robert Irvine Explains how Being a “Hot Spot” Takes More than Great Food    July 22, 2014

The effective use of technology can make your business faster, leaner, and ultimately, it can help you deliver an experience your customers will want to come back for again and again, explains Irvine.More>>

Nightclub and Bar Security Guards Article
5 Security Mistakes Failing Owners Make    July 22, 2014

There is not one act an owner performs which causes a shut down, but an accumulation of little unsatisfactory practices that transform into unfixable problems.More>>

New Menu Development for Chain Restaurants Article
Strategies for New Menu Rollouts   July 21, 2014

Rolling out a new menu can present many challenges that should be addressed early and consistently throughout the process. Implementation is relatively easy. Integration is not so easy.More>>

Bill Pecoriello of GuestSciences VIBE Presentation Article
What POS data is Saying about Trends in On-Premise   July 21, 2014

Keeping abreast of on-premise trends in the chain hospitality landscape is an important aspect of success. Bill Pecoriello of GuestSciences explored these on-premise trends as it relates to both food and beverage. More>>

Hyatt Hotels Creates Customizable Beverage Menu Across the Chain's Multiple Brands Article
Hyatt Creates Customizable Beverage Menu   July 21, 2014

How do you keep beverage menus fresh and local in units located in many major and minor markets? Let them do it themselves, and that approach won Hyatt Hotels and Resorts the 2014 VIBE Vista Award for best menu program. More>>

@wherenext social media platform Heineken News
Heineken Offers Location-Based Nightlife Tips on Twitter   July 16, 2014

The @wherenext tool uses an algorithm to analyse social activity such as posts, check-ins and photos, from social media platforms, including Twitter, Instagram and Foursquare.More>>

William Fanning Bartender of the Month July 2014 Article
July 2014 Bartender of the Month: William Fanning   July 15, 2014

Having worked extensively in literally every front of the house position over his 15 year career, William Fanning is always happy to “talk shop” with any interested parties, especially over a beer. More>>

Wine Cocktail Recipes Article
An Adventure on the Vine   July 15, 2014

In order to breath new life into restaurant, bar an party menus, this list of wines and wine-based recipes won't coax the fun out of wine. More>>

Turning Service Failures into Successes Article
Turning Service Failures into Successes   July 15, 2014

Mistakes are inevitable and the nature of the bar business makes them more likely than in most other industries. However, turning a service failure into a success is worth the effort. More>>



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