How I Make $100,000+ per Year as a Bar Inventory Consultant

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First of all, if you want to skip my story because you’re super busy playing computer solitaire or surfing FB and you want to go straight to the FREE report 7 STEPS TO EARNING $100,000 AS A BAR INVENTORY CONSULTANT you are welcome to. You won’t hurt my feelings…much. However, I advise against it because I’d be surprised if you and I …

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What Should Your Pour Cost Percentage Be?

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I hear the same thing from owners and managers everywhere I go: “My pour cost percentage is fine. Why would I need your system?” Simple, sir (or madam)…because you are blind to what is going on behind your bar. First of all, most owners have no idea if their pour cost percentage is fine or not because they don’t know …

7 Reasons You Should Create a Novelty Drink For Your Bar

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For those of you new to the subject of novelty bar drinks, they are the equivalent of a cat chasing after and swatting at a piece of yarn you dangle in front of it. Stupid cat. I own one myself (not by choice) She sits there with that superior-to-the-rest-of-us attitude, yet the moment there’s movement, she just can’t help herself. She …

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The Bar & Restaurant 10-Step Customer Service System That Will Keep Your Guests Coming Back Again and Again

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I know, I know, you’re tired of hearing about customer service. It’s cliché and you’d rather have your nipples twisted with a pair of pliers than discuss customer service again. However, in business we all know (or should know) that it is much easier and cheaper to retain existing customers than it is to find new ones, and the only …

Your Bar Manager Sucks!

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Many people may not know this about me, but I’m on a committee to pass a bill that requires bar managers to do “management ride-alongs” with other successful managers before they are allowed to get hired as a bar or restaurant manager.  Alright, I lied.  After all, committees are hard. It wasn’t until I started my business five years ago …

10 Must Ask Interview Questions For Hiring the Perfect Server or Bartender

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Here’s a fact: In the past three years I have asked approximately 50 owners and managers what their #1 pain point is in running their business. I’d say 45 of those 50 stated that managing and motivating employees was their top pain-in-the-ass issue that they wish would just go away. If you are an owner or manager, you are nodding …

Bar and Liquor Inventory App From Bar Patrol

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Inventory sucks.  No argument there. And a good inventory system will definitely make it easier so you can run your business more efficiently and profitable, but the problem is that bar and liquor inventory software is sprouting up all over the place, overrunning our industry like a legion of ants converging on a sticky counter top. So where do you …

Why is Bar Inventory SO Important? 3 Hard Truths You Need to Look at

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I know you really don’t want to open up and read this article, because if you find out just HOW important your bar inventory is, it means you won’t be able to ignore it anymore. And yes, you’ve been ignoring it. That lazy count you do once per month on your clipboard is having the same impact as those shoes …