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

https://youtu.be/RSF380EjHUYWhat 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…

How Much Does it Cost to Build a Commercial Bar in 2022?

https://youtu.be/DJt88KORmcQHow much does it cost to build a bar in 2022? Discover the array of bar finishes for effective bar design and the cost to build a bar for hotels, restaurants and sports bars.   COSTS ESCALATE OVER TIME From my previous post (referenced below), we priced a single bartender station (about 18’ 6”) of underbar equipment, at $6,075. That breaks down 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…

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 Much do Draft Beer Systems Cost?

https://youtu.be/tG2wBjKVme8How much do direct-draw and long-draw draft beer systems cost? Learn how the various draft systems compare – such as the kegerator, beer walls, air-cooled and glycol systems.   WHAT ARE THE CHOICES FOR DRAFT BEER SYSTEMS? Nowadays there are many choices for a prospective draft beer system owner. Draft beer systems are categorized “Direct-Draw” or “Long-Draw” systems and are differentiated by distance. Direct-draw…

How Do Glycol Beer Systems Work?

How do glycol beer systems work? Learn how the equipment works and why glycol systems are the most popular choice today. https://youtu.be/Tm0Qxp1pJKY HOW GLYCOL BEER SYSTEMS WORK Glycol draft beer systems operate through a process which is accomplished through three components: Power-pack Trunk line Draft beer tower POWER PACK The power pack is a commercial refrigeration…

Air Cooled Draft Systems – Are They Practical?

How much do air cooled draft systems cost? Learn the cost and design limitations of air cooled draft systems, such as system length and beer tap towers. THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF DRAFT BEER SYSTEMS There are two different types of draft beer systems: Long draw systems. Direct-draw systems. Within the long draw category, we have: Glycol chilled systems. Air…

How Much do Draft Beer Walls Cost?

How much do draft beer walls cost? Learn that beer walls are air-cooled systems utilizing specialized beer faucets installed on a modified walk-in cooler. HOW ARE DRAFT BEER WALLS DESIGNED? In terms of the other type of direct-draw draft beer system that I was talking about in my previous post, are the popular beer walls seen in numerous venues. These can be recognized by the numerous…