Bar Management - Staff Management

Video: Bartending Tools for Success with Dave Nepove

June 8, 2015 | Article | By Nightclub & Bar

A self-described “produce pusher,” Nepove says he "turns on light switches for a living," training bartenders who have not been properly trained...

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Tapping Into Employees’ Hidden Talents

April 7, 2015 | Article | By Amanda Baltazar

Have you ever been drawn into a bar or nightclub due to a beautifully designed chalkboard outside or eye-catching photography in marketing materials?...

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10 Tips to Motivate Employees

March 23, 2015 | Article | By George Barton

Along with increasing soft and hard costs through team member turnover, your sales are in jeopardy as the continuous swinging door of new employees...

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5 Things to Look for When Hiring for Your Nightclub

February 17, 2015 | Article | By Eddie Lou

The right staff can make your job a whole lot easier. Know what characteristics you need in an employee and how to find that diamond in the rough,...

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Dirty Little Secrets of Family Bars

February 17, 2015 | Article | By Nightclub & Bar

After years of hard work, you’ve built the family bar into a great success and you take pride in meeting the challenges that each day brings. At...

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Coaching Super Stars to Boost Sales

February 3, 2015 | Article | By Bob Brown

The greatest influencer of performance is coaching. Yet, it’s the most underdeveloped practice in restaurants, nightclubs and bars.

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Closing Time: Managing Patron Behavior

February 2, 2015 | Article | By Kristen Santoro

One of the most critical times in any bar or nightclub is the time leading up to and the actual closing of a venue. This witching hour can be...

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Finishing Strong: The Do’s and Don’ts of Creating Lasting Impressions

January 20, 2015 | Article | By Brian Warrener

Finishing strong is arguably the most important of the misunderstood components of service excellence, and the one that is most often neglected.

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5 Strategies to Ensure the Success of a Family Run Bar

January 6, 2015 | Article | By Kristen Santoro, Nightclub & Bar

Bars and restaurants are where we meet friends and family, and where we have a drink and talk. But it’s not always cocktails and chatting when the...

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3 Steps to Running the Ultimate Staff Meeting

December 16, 2014 | Article | By George Barton

What does your staff need to hear and want to hear prior to a “kick ass” Friday night shift? You may have a mere 15-20 minutes to deliver your...

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National Restaurant Association Launches ServSafe Manager Online Course, 6th Edition

July 30, 2012 | News | By Nightclub & Bar

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) launched its ServSafe Manager Online Course, 6th Edition – the web-based version of its industry-leading...

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National Restaurant Association Surpasses 5 Million ServSafe Certifications

July 25, 2012 | News | By Nightclub & Bar

The National Restaurant Association has surpassed a milestone by issuing its 5 millionth ServSafe certification, underscoring its place as the...

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TIPS Launches Responsible Alcohol Service Training Program for Casinos

October 28, 2011 | News

Health Communications, Inc. unveiled TIPS for Gaming 2.0, an alcohol server training and certification program designed specifically for casinos,...

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Glazer’s Distributors' New Program Develops Wine, Beer and Spirits Experts

July 13, 2011 | News

Glazer’s Distributors announces a new and innovative education program that will create value added knowledge and training for their employees,...

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Corinthia Hotels Takes Sommelier Training to a New Dimension

July 13, 2011 | News

CHI Hotels & Resorts, exclusive operator of the Corinthia Hotels brand, and the Academy of Food & Wine Service (AFWS), the UK’s professional body...

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Pernod Ricard USA and BAR, LLC Offer BarSmarts WIRED this Summer

July 13, 2011 | News

Pernod Ricard USA and Beverage Alcohol Resource, LLC (BAR), are offering BarSmarts WIRED free of charge for the summer months only.

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Pernod Ricard USA Announces "Pioneers in Mixology" Roadshow of Advanced Mixology

February 17, 2011 | News

Pernod Ricard USA and BAR, LLC today unveil the details of the BarSmarts Pioneers in Mixology Program.

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Introducing a New and Improved Alcohol Server Training Program from TIPS

January 20, 2011 | News

Health Communications, Inc., provider of the TIPS (Training for Intervention Procedures) Program, today announced the release of version 3.0 of the...

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Pernod Ricard USA and BAR LLC Announce Next Wave of BarSmarts Wired

July 1, 2010 | News

The third wave of the online bartender training program BarSmarts WIRED goes live from July 1 through October 31, 2010. Interested bartenders can...

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Cointreau Launches New Bartender Education Program

June 2, 2010 | News

Cointreau announced a partnership with Dale DeGroff and F. Paul Pacult to implement a five-market bartender education program in San Francisco,...

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Demanding Customers Want Wow Service

June 10, 2014 | By Nightclub & Bar

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...

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Praise Your Staff on National Waiters and Waitresses Day

May 21, 2014 | By Kristen Santoro

Today is a day to recognize the value and importance of your servers. They represent your venue and are all the difference between a good or bad...

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7 Reasons Why Employees Quit

November 12, 2013 | By Kristen Santoro

The saying goes that people don't quit jobs, they quit their bosses. Here we dive into seven different reasons why employees quit and how you as an...

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Even Bosses Need A Little Love

October 16, 2013 | By Kristen Santoro

National Bosses Day (Today, October 16) gives workers a chance to show appreciation for hard working supervisors.

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5 Things that Make a Big Difference

September 17, 2013 | By Kristen Santoro

The hospitality industry is very challenging for owners and operators. And the success is dependent on the efforts you are willing to put into it.

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Securing The VIP Experience

August 6, 2013 | By Robert Smith

VIP’s spend money and owners love money. Sometimes rules are bent and VIP’s get away with activities that are not normally allow from general...

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Bartending 101: Who’s Training Your Bartenders?

August 5, 2013 | By Donna Hood Crecca

On-the-job training is an important element of teaching bartenders their craft and the skills necessary to manage the bar and provide hospitality.

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5 Tips in Training Your Staff to Upsell

May 20, 2013 | By Nightclub & Bar

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...

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Shake Things Up, For Goodness Sake!

January 3, 2013 | By Robert Plotkin

There’s no room at the top for the complacent and uninspired. It’s all about stepping over the rut, not falling in it. So take our list, grab a...

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Bar Backs - Cornerstones of the Bar Business

August 14, 2012 | By Robert Plotkin

To my way of thinking, a tour of duty as a bar back is the best way to become a bartender. You learn that bartending as a nightlong series of...

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