Running a Bar For Dummies
Running a Bar For Dummies by Ray Foley
Book DescriptionHave you ever thought of owning your own bar? Did you ever stumble into an overpriced watering hole and think how much better it could be if you ran the place? Or maybe you walked into your dream bar and realized that running one was the dream job you've always wanted? With Running a Bar for Dummies, you can live your dream of operating your own establishment. This hands--on guide shows you how to maintain a successful bar, manage the business aspect of it, and stake your place in your town's nightlife. It provides informative tips on: * Understanding the business and laws of owning a bar * Developing a business plan * Creating a menu, choosing decor, and establishing a theme * Stocking up on equipment * Choosing and dealing with employees * Handling tough customers * Controlling expenses, managing inventory, and controlling cash flow * Getting the word out about your place * Preparing for your grand opening, step--by--step This guide cues you in on how to keep your bar safe and clean, making sure everyone is having fun. It warns you about the pitfalls and no--nos that every owner should avoid. There are also helpful resources, such as contact information for State Alcohol Control Boards and Web sites with valuable information.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780470049198
(235mm x 191mm x 19mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Ray Foley
Running a Bar For Dummies, Paperback (June 2014)
Get insider details on how to operate a successful bar Running a Bar For Dummies, 2nd Edition shows established and future bar owners how to establish and maintain a successful business.
Bartending For Dummies, Paperback (February 2014)
Make and serve drinks like a pro This latest edition of Bartending For Dummies features over 1,000 drink recipes in an A-Z format with clear, easy-to-follow instructions.
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Author Biography - Ray Foley
Ray Foley is the bestselling author of Bartending For Dummies and has been a professional bartender for more than 20 years. Heather Dismore has extensive experience in bar and restaurant operations.
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