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By Maggie Mahar On December 13, 2019

6 Tips on Surviving New Years Eve at Your Bar or Restaurant

Ah, New Year’s Eve... For better or for worse, we meet again. For the laypeople, that may mean a time to toast to the year...


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By Maggie Mahar On December 11, 2019

Low-Cost, High Margin: 10 Wickedly Profitable Cocktails

Note: Figures referenced in this report come from a recent BevSpot report on cocktail profitability.


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By Maggie Mahar On November 25, 2019

The Slow Season: A Restaurant Survival Guide

The hospitality business is a seasonal one, there’s no doubt about that. One minute we’re turning people away, and the next...


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By Maggie Mahar On November 24, 2019

Eliminating Tips: Here's Why It Doesn't Work

For many bar professionals, tipping provides the lifeblood of their paychecks. It’s not extra money, it is the money. In our...


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By Maggie Mahar On November 20, 2019

Restaurant Branding: A Strategy For Success

The restaurant industry is as competitive as ever. Each week, it seems harder and harder to keep your nose ahead of the pack....


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By Maggie Mahar On November 4, 2019

Reduce Restaurant Employee Turnover With These 5 Easy Tips

Per TDn2K's 2018 Recruiting and Turnover Report, the average cost of turnover per manager for restaurants is $13,867. Oof.


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By Maggie Mahar On October 30, 2019

Customer Loyalty: How to Keep 'Em Coming Back To Your Bar

In the past, we’ve spoken about employee loyalty and reducing staff turnover. Today, we’re talking about a different kind of...


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By Maggie Mahar On October 22, 2019

The Most Haunted Bars in America

It’s that time of year again. Time to get weird. Time to get spooked. So, for those feeling the spirit, we’ve put together a...


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By Maggie Mahar On October 18, 2019

Absinthe - Everything You're Too Afraid To Ask

Through no fault of its own (but perhaps the fault of its proponents), absinthe has achieved legendary status. Mentions of the...


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By Maggie Mahar On October 4, 2019

Chicago's Top-Selling Beer: Modelo Especial

Alright, well, technically...Old Style was never the king of Chicago. For years, Miller Lite was in fact the top dog of the...


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