Topic: Bar design

7 Things Operators can Learn from EDC

Festivals draw thousands of tourists and their dollars to cities and towns where you operate your bar, nightclub or restaurant, and with a little creative business thinking you can benefit from their presence and the excitement they generate.

The Comprehensive Guide to Bar Renovation & Design

If you’re an existing bar, nightclub or restaurant owner looking to increase your revenue or open additional locations, or if you’re a new operator considering opening a brand-new concept, you need to read this comprehensive guide to renovation and design.

Scent Branding

It may sound unusual but creating an exclusive, bespoke private label scent just may be the edge your brand needs to gain an advantage over the competition. Our sense of smell, after all, is the most powerful of all the senses we have at our disposal.

Sports Bar & Pub Games

Some bars can mount a few large televisions, purchase some sports packages, and call themselves a sports bar. Most sports bars, however, require more than big TVs, sports memorabilia, and team logos that communicate their theme. These are the sports bar and pub games you need to know and consider having in your bar.

Back Bar Design

Operators spend a lot of time designing their exterior and interior spaces, fine tuning the details of their concept, and tying everything together with logos and colors. However, some of them neglect the design of their back bar areas, and that means a diminished guest experience and loss of dollars.

Bringing Back Hospitality

The Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery chain is creating a new prototype that it hopes will foster an enhanced sense of hospitality. The biggest change is to their seating, which will feature more communal tables.

Speakeasy Comeback

By their very nature, speakeasies are hard to find, unpublicized, and a cocktail venue open to only those in the know. They first hit their heyday during Prohibition as we all know, but in the past year speakeasies have started to once again come into their own.

The Effect of Atmosphere

It's difficult to define atmosphere but it's crucial to the success of your bar or nightclub. Workplace culture, design elements and other factors contribute to atmosphere and you must understand each of them in order to succeed.

Fun Bar

Is your bar fun? Creative menu design, impressive cocktail presentation, and unique finishing touches that communicate your brand and concept make your bar fun and exciting. Transform your bar from just another venue to a true cocktail destination that keeps guests coming back for more with these tips from Ulysses Vidal and Jon Kraus.