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Music Licensing for Bars and Restaurants: What You Need to Know|
If you play recorded or live music in your bar, you need to be fully aware of all music licensing requirements. The price of not knowing and complying when required opens your business to legal clams by music rights holders such as ASCAP, BMI, and SESAC that could be very costly if your are sued . . . more>>
TRUE COST RECIPE SPREADSHEET|
Knowing how much menu items really cost is essential in pricing them profitably. Without knowing your true item costs, you're guessing at what items are profitable. Use the True Cost Recipe Spreadsheet to calculate recipe cost including yield percentages to uncover the real costs of your menu items . . . more>>
BAR PROMOTION: Armchair Quarterback Night|
With more and more people watching football games at home on their big screens, it can be challenging to get customers into your bar for games. Learn what several bars are doing to get customers involved and coming to their bar for their football fix each week . . . more>>
Bartender Sidework Completion Checklist|
During the course of every bartender shift your bartenders need to clean, stock, and prepare the bar for customers and for upcoming shifts. Having a written checklist keeps your bartenders focused on exactly what needs to be done and will make their day easier and your operation run more efficiently. Use the Bartender Sidework Completion Checklist to ensure what needs to be done gets completed . . . more>>
If you don't have a non fraternization policy for your managers and supervisors, you leave your business open to sexual harassment claims. Use the Non Fraternization Policy to reduce your exposure for liability and avoid potential conflict of interests . . . more>>
Bar Revenue Management: Proven Ways to Increase Your Sales 3% to 5%|
Most bars do not operate at peak efficiency during their busiest times. This results in additional sales and profits being lost each day due to the failure to follow a few key revenue management strategies. Learn several specific revenue enhancing steps successful bars are using to increase sales from 3% to 5% and that cost almost nothing to roll out . . . more>>
Monthly Bar Maintenance Checklist|
Performing regular maintenance on your bar's facility and equipment will help ensure that things are working properly and efficiently as well as provide a safe environment for your employees and guests. The Monthly Bar Maintenance Checklist will help you know what to check at your bar and how frequently you need to check it . . . more>>
Bar Manager Hour by Hour Checklist|
If your manager is overwhelmed by tasks or doesn't know where to start, nothing productive gets done. Instead of letting events get out of hand, set some guidelines to help determine the day's tasks. Use the Bar Manager Hour by Hour Checklist to cover the specific tasks the manager needs do to throughout the day so that your bar runs the way you want . . . more>>
Bar Pre-Shift Meeting Topics|
Pre-shift meetings give your managers/supervisors the opportunity to discuss with your staff numerous relevant topics to improve your operation, customer service, and profitability. Use the Bar Pre-Shift Meeting Topics to have a variety of topics to choose from that will keep your staff from getting bored with what's discussed and keep your meetings fresh . . . more>>
Bar Alcohol Service Policy|
In addition to alcohol service training for you staff, you also need to have a written alcohol policy for your bar. An alcohol policy helps to make alcohol service guidelines clear and to protect your bar from liability. Use the Bar Alcohol Service Policy as a template for creating an alcohol service policy in your bar . . . more>>
Bar Incident Report Form|
It's essential to create a report for accidents and incidents that happen in your bar. A report of the events surrounding an incident will help you keep accurate records and to protect your bar from liability. Use the Bar Incident Report Form to record the details of accidents and incidents that happen in your bar . . . more>>
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