Kegerators or Glycol Beer Systems – Which is Better?

Glycol cooled or kegerators – which is the best draft beer system to buy?

If you’re confused over which draft beer system to purchase, here’s the costs and comparisons of each.

How to Plan ADA Seating for Bars

How do you plan bar and restaurant seating for ADA compliance? Learn the real facts about ADA compliance for bar and restaurant seating, how to calculate IBC occupancy load and ADA seating.


How would you like an award-winning bar design? Learn how Wilsonart laminate and quartz was used for bar finishes and bar tops for Tony Roma’s Steakhouse.

Curved Bar Design – How to Design a Bar with Equipment

What’s the secret to designing a curved bar like an expert? Learn the tricks to circular bar design, bar planning, bar design ideas, equipment layout and bar tops.

Remote Bar Design – How Does the Process Work?

How does the bar design process work?
Discover the methods of the bar design process and how bar plans, bar equipment list and back bar design are developed.

What’s the Standard Counter Overhang for Bar Tops?’s the standard counter overhang? Discover the standard commercial bar dimensions for proper countertop overhang for seating and ergonomics.   BAR DIMENSIONS – STANDARD COUNTER OVERHANG FOR ERGONOMICS When it comes to bar tops, many…

Designing a Bar – 7 Problems with Plans and Layouts

Do you feel that designing a bar is frustrating?Today we’ll address the 7 biggest problems with planning commercial bar plans and layouts, dimensions, equipment, finishes and costs.

Planning a Restaurant Bar – How Much Space Do You Need?

How do you size a restaurant bar? Discover the secrets of how to calculate the area you’ll need if you’re planning a restaurant bar design.

Bar Design – Calculate Occupancy for Maximum Load

How do you calculate the IBC maximum occupancy load for commercial bars? Discover how design factors, such as floor area allowances and seating types affect building occupancy.


How do you plan a commercial bar? In this post I’ll review the standard human dimension and interior space requirements for bar and facility layout design.