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Bar Management

Bar Management

 

As you well know, managing a bar takes more than a love of liquor! Managing a bar can be hard work, but it can be very rewarding work and very profitable if done correctly.

 


Bar Management requires a knowledge of hiring, firing, vendors, liquor, financials and much much more. Use our expert tips below to help manage your business and turn it into a profitable enterprise!

Understanding the relationship between costs and profits as well as the cost-loss areas of the bar are essential skills. Use our tools to get a better understanding of your business today!

Don't ignore the brand your customers create for your business
What most business owners fail to recognize is that their customers are already busy creating their brand for them. They're doing it on Facebook, on Twitter, on Instagram and more. The worst thing you could do is ignore this. . . . keep reading
The dangers of mixing personal opinions with business on social media
The dangers of mixing personal opinions with business on social media As the number of social media users increases, so too do the ways that we can use our social media profiles to log in, interact and engage on news websites, forums, etc. Have you considered the implications of logging in to comment on other websites while still logged in as your business? . . . keep reading
Operations Tip: Profit Analysis Simplified
Operations Tip: Profit Analysis Simplified Is looking at just the change in your Pour Cost percentage enough to determine how much more profitable it is to reduce your lost sales and missing inventory? . . . keep reading
Changing the tide on Super Bowl Sunday
Changing the tide on Super Bowl Sunday Could there be anything better for a bar than the Super Bowl? An annual weekend sporting event that captures the attention of a huge percentage of the country and is geared towards television, food and booze? . . . keep reading
How bars and restaurants are using the iPad
How bars and restaurants are using the iPad There may be no better example for the remarkable reputation of the late Steve Jobs than the iPad. The tablet seemingly went from "Why do we need that?" to "I can't live without it" in a matter of minutes. . . . keep reading
Should staff be allowed to drink at the bar after a shift?
Should staff be allowed to drink at the bar after a shift? The second post in our series poling the opinion of hospitality industry professionals is again related to how management handles its staff. . . . keep reading
Should staff be allowed to void items without manager approval?
Should staff be allowed to void items without manager approval? We posed a question on our Facebook page the other day asking whether those in the industry think staff members should be allowed to remove a bill item without authorization from management. . . . keep reading
Build a quiz night to build your bar business
Build a quiz night to build your bar business Short of a game-winning sports moment on the big screen or bar brawl, few things get groups of people in a watering hole more engaged than a trivia competition. . . . keep reading

What you can learn from the world's best cocktails
What you can learn from the world's best cocktails Yeah, okay. We know you make the "Best Margarita in Town." Your rum punch is soon-to-be famous and your selection of craft beer is more eclectic than college radio. Blah, blah. . . . keep reading
The Importance of Interior and Exterior Photography
The Importance of Interior and Exterior Photography Potential customers are less likely than ever to show up to your establishment without having scoped you out first. They're now going online to research the best places to go for the right occasion. . . . keep reading
Be Decisive
Be Decisive You achieve any goal more rapidly when you become more decisive. Making powerful, important decisions, and eliminating the clutter makes you more focused on your goals. . . . keep reading
How To Get More Done During the Day
How To Get More Done During the Day Probably one of the most popular questions I get asked from other Rhinos is, "how do you get so much done in a day?" . . . keep reading
What's Your Mission?
What's Your Mission? Today's blog is all about establishing your MISSION STATEMENT--your personal mission statement and/or your professional mission statement. . . . keep reading
Grow your bar business by taking Personal Initiative
Grow your bar business by taking Personal Initiative Dave Magrogan is the CEO of Kildare's Irish Pubs, Doc Magrogan's Oyster House, Two Men and a Truck Moving Company, Mas Mexicali Cantina and Rhino Living Consulting and Training Group. . . . keep reading
The inventory mistake most bar owners make
Chuck Deibel
The inventory mistake most bar owners make The subject of inventory control can be confusing for some people. Most bar operators I talk to about this subject believe they understand what their costs should be. Let's review what many people do when they "do" their inventory. . . . keep reading
9 Ways to Avoid Getting Screwed by Coin Operated Machine Vendors
9 Ways to Avoid Getting Screwed by Coin Operated Machine Vendors When setting up your contract with a company, you must set out clear guidelines as to how and when the money should be counted. . . . keep reading
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