Bar Design Ideas – What is the Right TV Height?

What is the right TV height for bars? What’s the best size? Just purchased a bunch of new LED TV’s for your bar

How to Design a Rolling Library Ladder for Commercial Bars

How do you design a rolling library ladder for a commercial bar? Learn the secret to implementing a rolling library ladder for rum bars and whiskey bars.

HOW DO YOU PLAN A COMMERCIAL BAR DESIGN – DESIGN IDEAS

How do you plan a commercial bar design? Learn the bar design ideas to evaluate an existing commercial bar design and how to plan a new bar with popular bar seating choices. DESIGN IDEAS FOR COMMERCIAL BAR PLANNING Are you interested in re-designing your commercial bar? Today we’re going to discuss how to approach a total bar re-design. In front of you is a plan of a bar we…

The Health Department and the 3 Compartment Sink

DO HEALTH DEPARTMENTS REQUIRE 3 COMPARTMENT SINKS? Are 3 compartment sinks really required for commercial bars? What if you prefer automatic glass washers? Discover the bar design secret to pass a health department inspection and still have a glass washer. 3 COMPARTMENT SINKS vs GLASS WASHERS The local health department just informed one of our…

How to Design and Build a Better Bar with Efficiency in 2022

How do you design and  build a better DIY bar? A proper equipment layout and efficiently-designed bartender cocktail stations can turn a bar into a cash cow. BAR DESIGN IDEAS – HOW TO DESIGN AND BUILD A BETTER DIY BAR Many bars only need one bartender during slow periods but two or more during peak periods. How are bars designed to meet…

Top List of Commercial Bar Design Finishing Ideas

What is the top list of commercial bar design finishing ideas? Here’s the list of the most common bar finishing ideas for hotels, restaurants & sports bars. HOW ARE COMMERCIAL BAR DESIGNS FINISHED? From equipment specifications, space utilization and bartender efficiency, as covered in a previous post, it doesn’t take long to see that there’s a bit to know about bar design. The equipment we’ve discussed to…

Why Speed Rails Are Critical to Bar Profits

How can bar speed rails be so critical to bar profits? Today I’ll demonstrate how proper equipment selection impacts bar profitability. Proper speed rail size, location and operation can maximize bartender ergonomic  efficiency and profits for bars. WHY BAR SPEED RAILS IMPACT BAR PROFITS Most bars serving alcohol have underbar equipment that includes speed rails. Many bar owners don’t understand how improper application…

What’s the Best Location for a POS Terminal in Bar Design?

Learn how ergonomics plays into bartender efficiency and maximum bar profits. BEST POS TERMINAL LOCATION FOR BARS – BACK BAR OR FRONT BAR? Nowadays it’s difficult to imagine operating a hotel, restaurant or bar without a POS terminal. After all, without POS terminals, how can owners understand their accounting and inventories? For bar owners who…

Kegerator Draft Beer Systems – Who REALLY Needs Them?

Kegerator draft beer systems – who are the best candidates to own them? Learn how kegerators operate and cost, design factors, limitations and who really needs them. KEGERATOR DRAFT BEER SYSTEM – WHAT ARE THE PROS AND CONS? First, all draft beer systems rely on refrigerators (back bar coolers) or walk-in coolers to house the beer, as the temperature of…

BAR DESIGN-HOW TO DESIGN A LARGE BAR AND ISLAND BACK BAR

How do you design a large bar? In this article we’ll discuss the basic principles of commercial bar design and draft beer equipment and system design. Stardust Bowl, an 84-lane bowling alley in the Chicago suburb of Addison, asked us to redesign the bar in their “Club 300” lounge and they really wanted to focus on highlighting their popular and profitable draft beer. Stardust…