David Klemt

David Klemt
David Klemt
Editor, Nightclub & Bar Media Group

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

2016 Bartender of the Year

We at Nightclub & Bar are thrilled to name Nectaly Mendoza, owner of Las Vegas cocktail bar and steakhouse Herbs & Rye, as the 2016 Nightclub & Bar Bartender of the Year award winner.

Woodford Reserve Distillery

There are many ways to reward your rock stars, and one of the most mutually beneficial is sending them on tours of the distilleries that make the products you use the most. In December of 2015, I visited the Woodford Reserve Distillery and I've felt a connection with the bourbon ever since.

Replacing Bartenders with Tech

The tradition in Las Vegas of comping drinks to gamblers has undergone drastic changes at the Lobby Bar of The Mirage Hotel & Casino and the Race and Sports Book Bar of Caesars Palace, taking the decision out of the hands of bartenders and putting the authority into software, algorithms and machines.

2016 National Pizza Day

Happy National Pizza Day! We're celebrating what's possibly the world's perfect food, regardless of whether you prefer thin crust, Chicago deep dish, Neapolitan, stuffed, California, Detroit, New York or St. Louis styles, or tomato pie.

Mardi Gras 2016

Celebrate Mardi Gras with these 5 recipes from French Quarter-themed bar Preux & Proper that will help you and your guests get into party mode. Laissez les bons temps rouler! A votre santA(C)! Let the good times roll, and cheers!

2016 Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year! 2016 is the Year of the Monkey, a very important animal in Chinese mythology. Here are Chinese New Year traditions and cocktail recipes you can use to pull off a fantastic promotion!

12 Super Bowl Recipes

Sunday, February 7, is Super Bowl 50, the match up between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos. Expert and football fans alike are hyping this game as the possibly the best Super Bowl every played. Here are 12 food and beverage recipes that will help pump up your guests for this legendary game!

National Tater Tot Day

Happy National Tater Tot Day! Today we celebrate the versatile, cylindrical, golden and crispy American invention that is the tater tot. Here are 3 recipes just begging for you to add your own spin. Cheers!

National Chocolate Cake Day

Happy National Chocolate Cake Day, one of the best tasting days of the year! It may come as a surprise but this holiday is actually a celebration of beer. So, get your porters and stouts ready and try these delicious recipes.