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.

Bar Inventory and Usage for Beginners

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

bevspot-mall-restaurant-trends How to Adapt to the New Mall Restaurant Landscape

Loren advises restaurants and bars situated in a mall or shopping center how they should be looking at the...

bevspot-seasonal-hire-training How to Train Your Seasonal Bar & Restaurant Staff

Andrew details how bar and restaurant managers can transform their seasonal help into permanent hires.

bevspot-restaurant-accounting-technology Pour Technology, Not Just Drinks: Why Bar Accountants Need Tech

Hitendra explains why it is critical for bar teams to incorporate technology for their accountants.

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...

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-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-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...

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.