David Klemt

David Klemt
David Klemt

David got his start as a hospitality industry writer and editor in Las Vegas. He has been writing about bars, nightclubs, restaurants and the industry as a whole for more than 10 years. Starting off as a freelance reporter and contributing author for Nightclub & Bar and the Nightclub & Bar Conference and Trade Show several years ago, David was offered the role of editor after displaying his dedication to the publication and passion for the hospitality industry.

Stories by David Klemt

National Piña Colada Day!

It's July 10th - National PiA+-a Colada Day! It's hot outside and very cocktails scream, "It's Summer!" like a refreshing piA+-a colada. Help your guests celebrate by putting one on your menu.

Past & Present Marketing

A lot has changed in our industry when it comes to marketing tools and strategies. A panel of experts breaks down what worked in the past and how it translates to today and the future.

Reno's Murphy's Law is in a Nosedive

Murphy's Law, located in Reno, NV, is a failing Irish pub that nobody identifies as Irish. If Jon Taffer can't pull this bar up out of its nosedive, the business will crash and burn.

Make the 4th of July Work for You

The 4th of July is fast approaching! Do you have your food and beverage menus, entertainment and promotions lined up? Here are some tips and cocktail recipes to get help you out.

Designing a Moneymaker

San Diego's RMD Group has designed wildly successful bars and nightclubs like Fluxx. They approach design from the perspective of operators, not traditional designers.

The Bullpen Needs Relief

Former Major League Baseball pitcher lost his multi-million-dollar fortune and opened a bar with the help of his parents. Now his business, home and his parents' home are on the line.

Land a Gig

The service and hospitality industries offer a lot of opportunities, but how do you get hired if you have no experience or too much experience?

Happy Hour & Late Night

Michael Galatte is an expert when it comes to developing happy hour and late-night specials promotions. He knows that it all boils down to one thing: more money.

Park 77: Behind the 8-Ball

The Basso family opened Park 77 in Parkmerced, San Francisco in 2011. Just three-and-a-half years later, the bar, located near San Francisco State University, fell prey to mismanagement.

Bottle Service Conversion

One of the most lucrative ways to boost revenue is through the delivery of exceptional VIP service. But what can you do to convert $30 guests into $500 guests?