Bar Management

5 Tips to Help You Master Upselling in Your Restaurant

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“Upselling? Do they still teach servers to do that?” I actually heard these words escape the mouth of a recently promoted assistant manager who felt that upselling was a tired, outdated and cliché method for increasing restaurant profits. I immediately forgave her ignorance though, as I knew it did not come from a place of …

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3 Powerful Ways to Boost Restaurant Revenue Overnight

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Just for the record, there are only two ways to increase your restaurant sales: 1) get more traffic into your bar/restaurant (butts in seats we call it), and 2) increase your check averages. That’s it. Any bar and restaurant promotion you can conceive in your pretty little brains to increase your sales falls under one …

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The 10 Best Bar Promotions Ever Created

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Let me start off by saying that the phrase “best bar promotions” is clearly subjective based on your interests, as well as the theme of your bar. In other words, deciding to put a mechanical bull in a P.F. Chang’s will be about as effective as going to see a pediatrist for a toothache. Not …

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Happy Rum Day, America!

Here at Bar Patrol, we’d like to wish everyone a happy rum day. Since it’s the Olympics, we’re featuring the Caipirinha, made with cachaça, a Brazilian rum of sorts, the difference being that cachaça is made from fresh sugar cane and traditional rum is often made from refinery by-products such as molasses. The Caipirinha is awesomely refreshing, with …

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