How to Design a Circular Island Bar and Back Bar

How do you design a circular island bar and back bar? Here’s how we redesigned a large existing circular island bar. Learn the tips for systematically measuring existing bars and developing ideas for re-designing a commercial bar and back bar. HOW TO DESIGN A CIRCULAR COMMERCIAL ISLAND BAR AND BACK BAR Shown at right is an “As-Built” plan I created in preparation of a…

BAR DESIGN IDEAS-HOW TO DESIGN A BAR FOR 3-BIN SINKS AND GLASS WASHERS

3 compartment sink vs glass washers for bar design? Discover the bar design secret to pass a health department inspection and still use your glass washer. 3 COMPARTMENT SINK VS GLASS WASHERS FOR BAR DESIGN Here we are again today, solving more bar design problems. Our client just informed us that our two-station bar, which has an automatic glass washer over here, also needs a 3-bin sink, which…

WHY SPEED RAILS CAN BE SO CRITICAL TO BAR PROFITS

How is it why speed rails can be so critical to bar profits? Today I’ll demonstrate how the two are intertwined and the critical nature of proper installation. Proper speed rack size, location and operation can maximize bartender ergonomic  efficiency and profits for bars. WHY SPEED RAILS CAN IMPACT BAR PROFITS Most bars that serve alcohol and have underbar equipment will generally have speed rails.…

Draft Beer Towers – What’s the Best Location?

What is the best location for draft beer towers – the front bar or back bar? Learn how ergonomics affects efficiency and maximum profits. BEST DRAFT BEER TOWER LOCATION – FRONT BAR OR BACK BAR? Just as with the POS terminal, draft beer should logically be set-up along the front bar. In addition to the inherent efficiency of this approach,…

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…

HOW TO DESIGN THE MOST EFFECTIVE AND POPULAR BAR

How do you design a popular bar? In this article we’ll discuss how basic bar design concepts are critical and essential to effective and popular bars.

HOW TO DESIGN A NON-ALCOHOL BAR

What bar equipment is needed for a juice bar? In this article we’ll discuss the basic principles of basic bar design to unlock the answer to this question.

ERGONOMIC EFFICIENT BAR DESIGN MAXIMIZES PROFITS

How does ergonomic bar design create maximum bar profitability? Ergonomic design in bar equipment plans increases bartender efficiency and maximum bar profits.

BAR PLANNING: TOP 3 BAR DESIGN IDEAS FOR MAXIMUM PROFITS

Can you pour a perfect one-ounce shot of liquor? Do you allow your bartenders to free-pour? If you aren’t entirely