2018-bevspot-smartcart-01 Bar Inventory: Order More Productively with Smart Cart

BevSpot's Smart Cart can help you order your bar inventory more efficiently. Learn more about how it works.

bevspot-food-temperature-safety Food Safety Temperatures 101: How to Avoid the Danger Zone

Andrew explains what chefs need to keep in mind when making sure their food stays at the right temperatures.

bevspot-hospitality-networking 4 Reasons Why You Need to Network in The Hospitality Industry

Loren explains how networking can lay the foundation for building up your career in hospitality and service.

bevspot-must-have-bitters 5 Must-Have Bitters You Need in Your Cocktail Bar

Andrew lists the most essential bitters you need to have behind your bar to complement your cocktail program.

bevspot-food-beverage-costs 9 Tips for Managing Food and Beverage Costs

Cyndy of Plate IQ explains the steps that managers and owners need to take in order to effectively manage...

bevspot-barback-training 6 Skills Every Barback Should Master (And How to Train Them)

Loren lists the skills your barbacks need to strengthen your bar team and build a thriving work culture.

industry profile BevSpot Industry Profile: Andrew Van Ermen

Wild Goose's Andrew Van Ermen explains where he sees restaurant technology going in the future and how other owners...

bevspot-restaurant-bar-insurance How to Get Your Bar or Restaurant Insured

Andrew describes the typical types of insurance a bar or restaurant needs before opening their doors to the public.

bevspot-restaurant-food-waste Restaurant Inventory: Sources of Food Waste and How to Prevent It

Andrew lists the usual places where restaurant food waste is created and how to limit waste at your establishment.

bevspot-insights-2017-review-cover The Most Popular Beer & Liquor Brands of 2017

Sarah lists the most popular beer and liquor brands from the past year and discusses new trends in ordering...

bevspot-cocktail-herbs How to Use Herbs in Your Cocktails (and Save Money Doing It)

Loren describes how bar managers should approach using herbs in their drink program to get the full effect.

bevspot-bar-snack-menu How to Create a Profitable Bar Snack Menu

Amanda runs thorough everything you need to keep in mind when creating a profitable bar snack menu.

bevspot-staff-meal How to Choose the Best Staff Meal for Your Team

Andrew explains how restaurants should approach a staff meal in order to get the most out of it.

bevspot-opening-closing-checklist Bar Opening and Closing Procedures: A Checklist

Trevor provides a typical bar opening and closing checklist for rookie bar managers to use for their bars.

bevspot-food-and-drink Want to Create an Incredible Cocktail Menu? Look to Your Kitchen

Loren breaks down the benefits that bar programs can gain from working hand-in-hand with their chefs in the kitchen.

bevspot-bottle-service Is Bottle Service Worth It? The Costs and Benefits

Andrew breaks down the cost and benefits behind running a bottle service for your bar or nightclub.