Bar and Club Business

Teaching

What Your Bartender Can Teach You About Customer Service

Ever wondered how much a bartender can teach each us when it comes to customer service and how to become the five-star provider?

How This Nightlife Entrepreneur Won a Celebrity Following and International Acclaim

Richie Akiva and his partner opened The Butter Group in 2002 and have since expanded to both U.S. coasts and destination cities around the world.

Mistakes to Avoid When Running Your Bar

An insider's look at the kinds of problems you may encounter--and how to overcome them--on your quest to operate a successful bar

Who You Need to Hire to Work at Your Bar

The most important aspect of a successful bar is its personnel. From manager to busboy and bartender to dishwasher, these people will have a huge effect on how smoothly your operation runs.

Choosing the Right Cashiering System for Your Bar

These quick tips can help you decide just what accounting system will work best for your bar.

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Stocking Your Bar With Inventory

Before you open your doors to the public, you've got to have drinks on hand to satisfy those thirsty crowds. Here's how to determine what you'll need.
Startup Kit

The Legal Side of Owning a Bar

Find out what type of paperwork you need to file and the laws you have to follow to keep your bar on the right side of the law.
Technology

Your Next Cocktail Could Be Concocted By This Robotic Bartender

The Monsieur is kind of like a Keurig for alcoholic beverages. But even cooler.
Leadership

3 Things About Owning a Bar That Might Surprise You

From long hours to solving countless problems, opening a bar is more than just slinging beers.
Starting a Business

How to Start a Bar/Club.

Be the toast of the town, the life of the party--and a successful entrepreneur? Yep. You can have it all when you open a bar.

Setting the Bar

A host of upscale new drinking establishments means business travelers no longer have to languish at dreary, dingy airport bars.