bevspot-restaurant-food-waste 5 Common Sources of Restaurant 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-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.

Accurately Calculate Keg and Bottle Weights with BevSpot

Alex explains BevSpot's new product feature: the ability to record keg and bottle weights when taking bar inventory.

Bar Inventory and Usage for Beginners

A six-step beginner’s guide for understanding and taking bar inventory. Let’s get counting, shall we?

Introducing the Redesigned Inventory Experience

We've been hard at work top rebuild a faster BevSpot inventory, now called Inventory Count. It's faster, easier to...

bevspot-beer-keg How to Weigh Draft Beer Kegs for Bar Inventory (with Free Spreadsheet)

Stephen walks us through how to properly weigh beer kegs to enter them into your bar inventory correctly.

How to take liquor inventory at a bar BevSpot How to do Liquor Inventory: Your Bar’s Step-by-Step Guide Copy

There are few tasks in the restaurant and bar industry more dreaded than liquor inventory. It’s a long and tedious...

Why does pour cost matter? BevSpot Pour Cost, Variance and Sitting Inventory—Why They Matter

You know how to calculate the metrics for measuring your bar's profitability. But do you know why they matter?

What’s the Average Sitting Inventory in the Bar Industry?

For bar owners and operators, efficient inventory practices represent a huge opportunity to reduce costs and run a more...

6 Ways to Make Bar Inventory Faster

Let’s face it, no one looks forward to taking bar inventory. It’s...

Why You Should Think About Bar Inventory in Weeks

Give Your Inventory More Context Taking bar inventory is essential for running a successful bar. From hundreds of conversations...

7 Reasons Why You Need to Take Bar Inventory

If you’ve ever taken bar inventory, you probably don’t even like the fact that I just brought it up....

How to do Liquor Inventory: Your Bar’s Step-by-Step Guide

December 2017: We’ve created a new and improved version of this blog post, Bar Inventory and Usage for Beginners. Check...

how to count kegs in inventory BevSpot How to Count a Keg in Inventory—Bar Management

We’re often asked questions about how to count a keg in inventory. Questions range from “What’s the best method...

beer 4 Telltale Signs Your Bar Inventory is Taking You Too Long

A successful bar manager knows that efficient inventory management is crucial for maintaining a lucrative bar. However, taking bar...

Bar and Restaurant Inventory Management: Calculating Variance

Product variance, otherwise known as loss or shrinkage, is one of the biggest detractors from a beverage program’s profitability....