25 Bar Opening and Closing Procedures

First impressions are important. Whether it’s your handshake or your entryway, what guests see first frames their opinion of you and your business. Creating and implementing a solid opening and closing procedure will ensure that your

3 Ways Digital Menus Boost Bar & Restaurant Sales – Infographic

Digital menus have become more and more popular among bar operators for their convenience and polished look. But savvy owners also know that TV menus can make a big impact on a bar’s bottom line.

Bar and Restaurant Trends for 2018

Bar and Restaurant Trends for 2018
It’s that time of year again, and we’re excited to share our insights on the biggest bar and restaurant trends for 2018. Bar and Restaurant Trends for 2018 Review Sites Other Than Yelp Using More

How to Start a Successful Bar or Restaurant in 2018

Starting a successful bar or restaurant requires a ton of planning, strategy, and hard work, but if you’re passionate about it and willing to do what it takes, then it can be a massively rewarding

The Science Behind Liquor Prices: Trends, Tactics, and Technology

How to Properly Price Liquor
Pricing drinks properly is one of the hardest tasks for bar or restaurant owners to get right. When set too high, liquor prices can decrease orders, but when set too low, prices can depress revenue.

Bar & Restaurant Decor Ideas for the Holidays

Photo for blog post about holiday bar & restaurant decor
Nothing says holiday spirit quite like a well-decorated establishment. But with so much to do around the holidays, it’s understandable that Insta-worthy decor falls by the wayside. Here are our top restaurant decor ideas to

How Digital Displays and Social Media Improve Customer Experience

How Digital Displays and Social Media Improve Bar Customer Experience
Digital displays are becoming more and more common in bars, tasting rooms, and just about anywhere that serves alcohol. They provide a lot of benefits over a chalkboard; quicker menu updates, easier to read in

The Proper Way to Take Inventory: Why You’ve Been Doing it Wrong

Counting Inventory Correctly
One of the toughest challenges to running a bar/restaurant has always been inventory. If you are not careful, your sales can fail to match your inventory purchases and you could fall in the negative. What

5 Cost-Saving Tips That Will Make Your Inventory Management Less Painful

Beverage Inventory Management
Inventory is never a fun task for any business owner, and the good news is it is slowly becoming a science. Struggling with a clipboard in a musty storage room is a thing of the

Beverage Balance: How to Offer Something for Everyone

Balanced Beer List
As a business owner, it’s important that you offer something for every customer. Having a good beverage balance in your bar is about maximizing your beer styles and creating a beverage list that appeals to

Bar Tools Designed for Craft Beverages

Bar Tools
The world of craft beverages is rapidly expanding, and thus the tools we use to develop such fine beers and cocktails, can vary greatly. As a bar/restaurant owner, there is a ton of traditional tackle,

The Need for a Positive Bar Atmosphere

A positive attitude from the top-down is a major factor in the success of any bar. That is to say, you need to radiate the kind of behavior you want to see in your pub.

Are You Realizing The Full Potential Of Your Bar Staff?

Owning a bar can be tremendously rewarding – regular customers, being a community fixture and just having fun. Exhausting might be another way to describe it and not only from the physical drain of long

Summer Done Right at Your Bar in 3 Steps

  With summer upon us, it’s critical as a bar owner that you are on your A-game. The weather is warm, people are taking vacation and everyone is looking for a good time. You need

Debunking Common Myths About Beer

Anything that has a history as rich and lengthy as beer, is bound to have several myths and misconceptions attached to it. As a bar owner,  knowing the truth behind these tales will not only