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.

bevspot-bartender-interview How To Successfully Interview A Bartender Candidate

Andrew breaks down some questions to ask bartending candidates and how to run an interview to get all the...

bevspot-license-permit The Licenses and Permits You Need to Open a Bar

Dave lists and breaks down the essential permits and licenses you need to open a bar.

bevspot-unique-events Unique Event Ideas for Your Bar or Restaurant

Amanda brainstorms some ideas for establishments to use when trying to host a unique event that will draw a...

bevspot-food-allergy How-To on Managing Allergies in Your Restaurant

Andrew breaks down everything you need to do correctly manage food allergies at your establishment.

bevspot-bad-reviews The Right and Wrong Ways to Handle Bad Online Reviews of Your Bar

Amanda describes how bar owners and managers should and shouldn't approach bad online reviews.

bevspot-kicking-out-a-customer How to (Safely) Kick a Customer Out at Your Bar

Loren breaks down how bar managers and bartenders should approach situations where you need to remove an inebriated guest....

bevspot-instagram How to Successfully Leverage Instagram to Boost Bar Business

Dave chats with two industry social media gurus to see how bars can utilize Instagram to boost their performance.

bevspot-firing-a-bartender 5 Situations Where You Have To Fire a Bartender

Loren details the specific situations where you must let a bartender go and how to avoid these situations.

bevspot-drinks-in-a-bottle How Many Drinks Are Left In That Bottle?

Trevor breaks down how to accurately measure how many drinks are left in a used bottle of liquor when...

bevspot-reservations How to Approach Reservations and Waitlisting Technology Solutions

Andrew dives into the world of reservations technology and reports back on how managers should approach them.

bevspot-finding-a-bar-team How to Find and Recruit Qualified Bartenders (And Other Team Members)

Loren breaks down everything you need to know when looking to build out your bar team—where to look and...

bevspot-beer-program 4 Tips for Building a Better Beer Program From the Ground Up

Dave walks through the first steps all bar owners/managers should take when looking to build out their beer program.

bevspot-bouncer Best Practices for Hiring and Employing a Bouncer

Andrew breaks down everything you need to know when thinking about hiring a bouncer for your establishment.

bevspot-bar-name 4 Ways to Name Your Bar or Restaurant

Amanda explores how bar and restaurant names commonly come about. How does your establishment's story compare?

bevspot-bar-funding 7 Ways to Finance Your Dream Bar

Loren describes the different options for hopeful restauranteurs and bar owners to finance their new business.