Operations

Tip on building a successful and profitable bar operation.


beverage costing and pricing strategies Article
7 Steps for Accurate Costing and Pricing    July 8, 2014

In the past, fewer offerings existed; there were far less premium cocktails and beers on the menu. Today, this is not the case making costing and pricing even more important for success. More>>

Hit Revenue Goals Article
How to Hit Revenue Goals   July 1, 2014

To improve service and reach revenue goals Jim Sullivan utilizes two specific methods to measure productivity and improvement - Lag Measures and Lead Measures. More>>

Outdoor Space Article
Taking the Revelry Outside   July 1, 2014

Embracing the great outdoors requires planning to ensure form and function are in sync and to deliver the best guest experience possible.More>>

Customer Service
Demanding Customers Want Wow Service   June 10, 2014

Today’s customers are “wired and dangerous,” and one person can tell 10,000 people about their negative experience with the single click of a button. More>>

Peak and Slow Times Article
How to Keep Revenue Flowing During Slow Hours   June 10, 2014

It is no secret that it is easier to sell beers and cocktails during busy times of the year, but what can owners and operators do to keep up the selling pace during slower times?More>>

time off / vacation Article
Preparing Staff for Your Absence    May 20, 2014

There are many advantages to getting away but how do you get your staff and venue ready for your absence? And how much do you keep in touch once you’re gone?More>>

Redesigning a Bar
Avoiding Common Mistakes When Building or Redesigning a Bar   May 6, 2014

Tobin Ellis focuses on the many, many common mistakes made during the planning, construction and redesign phases of your bar that ultimately lead to large overrun costs.More>>

Kitchen Manager Article
Are Your Kitchen Managers Effective?    April 21, 2014

Having individuals to turn you kitchen into a center of efficiency and driver of guest satisfaction is critical to your financial success.More>>

Financial Red Flags Article
5 Financial Red Flags   April 15, 2014

It’s important that all of your efforts to maintain an accurate accounting system with well-prepared financial reports which permit proactive day-to-day management are in line. More>>

Boosty Bellows Article
Nightclub Designs Built for Success   March 18, 2014

Design needs to be functional. It also needs to set the tone for all future endeavors and branding which all occur way before the first patrons walks through the door. More>>



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