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…

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…

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.

Small Bar Design Ideas and Tips

What’s the trick to small bar design? In this article I’ll discuss ideas and tips and the minimum equipment requirements.  WHO NEEDS THEM? Not everyone has the ideal amount of space for a three-station bar. These are the likely candidates: Fine dining restaurants, because their mission is maximizing the number of tables. Private clubs. Smaller…