Culture, Restaurant Management

2-Minute Tuesdays: Calculating Your Pour Costs

Some of the most important calculations in running any successful bar program are your pour costs… In our most recent edition of 2-Minute Tuesdays, Sr....

bevspot-bar-mystery-shopper Get the Inside Scoop from a Bar Mystery Shopper

Amanda chats with the owner of a bar mystery shopping service to see what they look for when evaluating...

Industry News Roundup: Bars Tackle the Busy Thanksgiving Eve Festivities

Dave breaks down the latest industry news, looking specifically at how bars and restaurants are adapting to Thanksgiving Eve...

bevspot-location-new-bar How to Find the Right Location For Your New Bar

Dave runs down how prospective bar owners can go about scouting and procuring a location for their dream bar.

bevspot-sexual-harassment How to Address Sexual Harassment in the Bar & Restaurant Industry

Loren interviews three industry veterans about how to properly address and prevent sexual harassment within bars and restaurants.

bevspot-bar-disaster How to Bring Your Bar Back From Disaster

Andrew describes how bars can best recover and safeguard themselves from the destruction of natural disasters and accidents.

bevspot-master-mixologist 3 Resources for Becoming a Master Mixologist

Amanda breaks down the most useful ways to continue developing and mastering your skills as a mixologist.

bevspot-bartender-burnout 5 Simple Ways to Avoid Bartender Burnout

Loren describes some methods that bartenders can use to prevent burnout and successfully manage their working habits.

bevspot-stock-bar Well Stocked: How to Stock Your New Bar

Trevor lists the essential checklist of beer, wine, spirits, and mixers for stocking a new bar. Make sure you...

bevspot-compost-program-bar How to Start a Composting Program for Your Bar

Andrew shows how bars can install a composting program and goes through the benefits it can bring to establishments...

Industry News Roundup: Making Moves Against Sexual Assault in Bars

Dave runs down the latest industry news on how bars are actively combating sexual assault.

bevspot-bar-employee-handbook 7 Tips for Creating an Awesome Bar Employee Handbook

Loren gives bar owners and managers a walkthrough to how to craft more effective handbooks.

bevspot-bar-neighborhood Getting to Know Your Neighborhood When You’re Opening a New Bar

Amanda explains how two bar owners went about their research into their local neighborhoods before opening.