Reopening for Bar Managers

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TOOLS FOR REOPENING

Discover the tools, guidance and advice every bar owner or manager needs for a successful re-opening. From the latest on safety & hygiene to budgeting advice, tips on managing a team during difficult times and getting up to speed with digital tools and systems to support your business in the new reality.


SAFETY & HYGIENE

TOP 10 HEALTH AND SAFETY TIPS

TOP 10 HEALTH AND SAFETY TIPS

From contactless payments and re-imagining your menu, to reducing crowds and queues. Get our top 10 health and safety tips.


BUILDING GUEST CONFIDENCE

  • AN EXPERT GUIDE TO BUILDING GUEST CONFIDENCE

    AN EXPERT GUIDE TO BUILDING GUEST CONFIDENCE

    Anna Sebastian and Ollie Margan discuss practical steps your team can make to put guests at ease, tips on to keeping culture alive and the importance of clear communication to keep everyone safe.

  • HOW TO STAND OUT WITH AMAZING CUSTOMER SERVICE

    HOW TO STAND OUT WITH AMAZING CUSTOMER SERVICE

    Whether your venue is big or small, independent or chain, Sean Finter shares his foolproof plan on how to design, develop and sustain great customer service.

  • BAR CHAT: HOW TO INCREASE PROFITS AND IMPRESS CUSTOMERS

    BAR CHAT: HOW TO INCREASE PROFITS AND IMPRESS CUSTOMERS

    In this episode Director of Bars at The Savoy, Declan Mc Gurk and Founder of Barmetrix, Sean Finter chat to host Tristan Stephenson about the link between venue profitability and customer satisfaction. Tune in now to discover the changes you can start implementing today!


DIGITIZING YOUR BAR

  • HOW TO ENGAGE WITH CUSTOMERS ONLINE

    HOW TO ENGAGE WITH CUSTOMERS ONLINE

    In this masterclass, join Global Cocktailian Lauren Mote and special guests Julian Short and Gemma Duff as they share ways to maximise your online presence now.

  • OPPORTUNITIES ONLINE

    OPPORTUNITIES ONLINE

    Whether it is having a great website, creating video content or engaging your audience through social media there are many cost effective ways of marketing your venue and making sure you show up in potential customers feeds!

  • PICTURE PERFECT: SHOOTING COCKTAILS

    PICTURE PERFECT: SHOOTING COCKTAILS

    Sharing your cocktails on social media is no longer just a vanity project, it’s a tangible way of raising our profiles, attracting more through the door and helping the bottom line. We talked to professional drinks photographer, Rob Lawson, on the best ways to capture drinks when you’re limited to a phone.

  • BITESIZE SESSIONS: SOCIAL MEDIA BASICS

    BITESIZE SESSIONS: SOCIAL MEDIA BASICS

    Getting the basics right is essential for your business' social media profile. Influencer Natalie Migliarini founder of Beautiful Booze shares her simple social media hacks to get you started.


CREATING YOUR MENU

  • FOOD OCCASIONS

    FOOD OCCASIONS

    We're talking all things food, flavour and perfect pairings! From teaming the right spirits with meals, to advice from world-renowned flavour pros and how to create amazing moments with food and cocktails.

  • HOW TO CRAFT THE PERFECT MENU

    HOW TO CRAFT THE PERFECT MENU

    About 1 in 3 guests make their drink choice based on the menu – so make sure yours is working for you! Join our webinar with expert Diageo Bar Academy trainers, Matt Guest and Marios Zlatinis, as they take us through the dos and don’ts of menu making, exploring common pitfalls & sharing their recipe for success.

  • MENU MAKEOVER: BRINGING YOUR MENU TO LIFE

    MENU MAKEOVER: BRINGING YOUR MENU TO LIFE

    There has never been a more important time to make your menu shine. Scout Bar owner and European bartender of the year, Matt Whiley, highlights the importance of taking time to carefully construct and create a great menu when planning to reopen your bar.


LEADERSHIP & TEAMS

  • HOW TO MANAGE YOUR STAFF AND BUSINESS IN CHALLENGING TIMES

    HOW TO MANAGE YOUR STAFF AND BUSINESS IN CHALLENGING TIMES

    To help bar managers and staff navigate their way through challenging times, Sean Finter - Founder and CEO of BARMETRIX shares industry advice on leadership in a crisis, best practice for keeping in communication with staff, forecasting budgets, staying agile and adapting to evolving circumstances.

  • BAR CHAT: HOW TO NURTURE HAPPY & SUCCESSFUL TEAMS

    BAR CHAT: HOW TO NURTURE HAPPY & SUCCESSFUL TEAMS

    Join Anna Sebastian, Bar Manager at the Artesian and Sean Finter, Founder of Barmetrix, as they explore the many ways you can nurture a happy and successful team.

  • STAFF MANAGEMENT

    STAFF MANAGEMENT

    In an industry with an astronomical failure rate there is always much debate as to why. Lists are produced with the “Top 10 Reasons” and often the most important reason doesn’t show up on that list. A critical constraint is the strength of their shift supervisors; the “Field Generals”.

  • BAR STORIES: KEEPING YOUR HEAD AS A MANAGER

    BAR STORIES: KEEPING YOUR HEAD AS A MANAGER

    Tristan Stephenson & Evan Stroeve catch up on Instagram LIVE on how to keep your head as a bar manager when all isn’t going well.

  • BAR STORIES: HOW TO BE A GREAT BOSS

    BAR STORIES: HOW TO BE A GREAT BOSS

    Tim Philips & Anna Sebastian catch up on Instagram LIVE from opposite sides of the world! Discussing what it means to be a great boss at this challenging time.


WELLBEING

  • MASTERCLASS: INDUSTRY AFTER HOURS

    MASTERCLASS: INDUSTRY AFTER HOURS

    In this Masterclass session, join Global Cocktailian Lauren Mote, Global Gastronomer Mark Moriarty and special guests, sharing their top tips and advice on how to achieve a more sustainable lifestyle.

  • MASTERCLASS: HOME GROWN INGREDIENTS & FLAVOURS

    MASTERCLASS: HOME GROWN INGREDIENTS & FLAVOURS

    It’s becoming increasingly important to know where your food and drink come from and what better way than to grow it yourself. From menus inspired by the seasons to greater control of freshness, Mark Moriarty and James Fowler explore the benefits of growing your own.

  • BAR STORIES: WELLBEING

    BAR STORIES: WELLBEING

    Tristan Stephenson and Camille Vidal chat all things wellbeing in our first episode of Bar Stories, LIVE on Instagram.

  • BAR STORIES: NUTRITION 101

    BAR STORIES: NUTRITION 101

    Chef Mark Moriarty & Nutritionist Kirsten Brooks chat about ways to keep your nutrition in check over the next few weeks, including lots of delish meal ideas.

  • STRETCHING THE BAR

    STRETCHING THE BAR

    Day to day life as a bar professional can be tough on your body so it’s important to stay healthy and look after your wellbeing. Bar professional and wellbeing expert Camille Vidal gives simple tips and stretches that be easily incorporated into any routine.

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