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Month: December 2017

How Often Should You Take Bar Inventory?

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December 21, 2017 |Dave Allred, Bar Patrol So you’ve finally decided to get serious about your bar and liquor inventory, and you’re already to go. You’ve got your trusty scale and bar inventory app (or God forbid, your clipboard and inventory counting sheets that you’re still using) and you’re ready to count. The question now is, …

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The REAL Reason Over-Pouring is Crippling Your Bar Profits

December 18, 2017 |Dave Allred Seems obvious, right? Over-pouring is bad. “Well, no shit, Dave. My cat could have told you that.” Fair enough, but do you know WHY it’s so bad? And do you know HOW bad? Let’s break it down. On a basic level, bartender over-pours means giving away your products, which is …

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10 Reasons Starbucks Employees Make Exceptional Bartenders

December 10, 2017 |Dave Allred I love Starbucks. I’m not much for drinking the coffee there because if I’m spending $5 for liquid in a cup it’ll be for a beer or a Bourbon Slurpee. However, I love the FEEL of Starbucks. I’ll tag along with my wife just so I can hang out.  Despite the obvious …

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Bar Inventory in Half the Time – No Kidding!

December 6, 2017 |Dave Allred I just recently completed being interviewed on my 2nd podcast (you can see/listen to my first podcast here with Nick Fosberg from Bar and Restaurant Success). This one is called Restaurant Rockstars, which is run by a great guy, Roger Beaudoin. Roger has also been in the industry for years …

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