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15 Creative Bar Promotions (That Increase Midweek Business)

No guest will refuse a 2-for-1 pitcher deal or $2 off a well drink. But those bar promotions ...
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50 Buzzworthy Bar and Restaurant Promotion Ideas to Improve Slow Nights

Great bar and restaurant promotion ideas get people talking – and get guests in the door. These 50 ...
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12 Ways to Reinvent Your Restaurant

Sometimes making some changes can be beneficial for business and increase profits. Here are twelve improvements to consider.
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Why Stellar Server Interaction is Great for Business

Servers are often the only restaurant employees your customers actually talk to, so think of them as your brand representatives. Here are a few tips to share with your servers to be sure they’re doing everything they can to accommodate guests and boost business.
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iPad Menus: A Fad or the Future for Bars and Restaurants?

Bars and restaurants everywhere are continuing to go digital -- including iPad menus at the table. But how big is this trend and will it eventually replace paper menus in every bar or restaurant?
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Save Money by Avoiding These 7 Bar Costs

If your profit margins are less than you think they should be, there are small steps you can take to become more financially efficient. Are you letting these little costs sneak up on you?
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6 Things to Do During a Slow Bar Shift

Instead of being bored to tears or leaning over the bar to watch a game, here are 6 things you can do during a slow bar shift that will contribute to the overall business goals.
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The Secrets to Hiring a New Bar/Restaurant Manager

Hiring a solid manager means targeting specific strengths that will give the manager and your bar or restaurant the best chance for success. Here are few things to keep in mind as you tackle the search and interview process for new management.
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How to Prepare Your Bar for a Busy Night

Certain holidays and special events drive extra business for the restaurant industry. How successful you and your staff are at handling customers during those shifts has everything to do with preparation.
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6 Simple Steps to Handle Dissatisfied Customers

Whether the food, service, or customers’ temperament acts as the catalyst of the dispute, you must deal with it in a professional way. Let's explore 6 useful steps to handle dissatisfied customers.
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10 Restaurant Customer Service Practices You Should NEVER Adopt

Bringing repeat customers to your establishment and ensuring their satisfaction throughout the dining experience can be helped by avoiding some common pitfalls of customer service.
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Lost Sales: Is Your Staff Costing You Money?

Don’t lose out on sales for the wrong reasons – empower your staff with the skills they need to maximize profit.
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