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Bar Consultancy Services
Our experienced professionals offer a comprehensive range of bar consultancy services. Whether you’re opening a new venue or you want to make a simple change to your existing business, we’re here to help you make your bar the best it can be.
New Venue Consultancy
We are able to provide total management of new openings, taking care of the concept, bar design, build, menus, staff recruitment and staff training. We believe it is incredibly important to maintain consistency in new openings so the venue identity remains through the opening and beyond.
We provide bar consultancy services for hotel chains, restaurants, bars and one off events, giving detailed insight and advice into making your bar operations profitable. We can work with your designers or get our own to supply detailed CAD drawings and concept design.
Our creative experience in the bar industry means we can offer support in cocktail creation and menu design to ensure balance and profitability, as well as back bar and structural design advice. On the operational side, we advise on back of house systems, stock packages, staff training, costing packages and ongoing support in the key areas.
- Assess and streamline current procedures
- Review your product line to improve gross profit
- Provide staff training and support
- Offer emergency manager relief
- Develop service standards
- Review operational systems
- Provide optional ongoing strategic support
Cocktail List Development
We have helped set the standards for classic cocktails, as well as molecular mixology and other ground breaking techniques. Our growing database of cocktails is a product of intense research and years of creative output using the best spirits, produce and techniques.
Spirit, Wine and Beer Selection
We interpret the vast amount of brand options available around the world into a meaningful, profitable programme, balancing the quality of a product in relation to its cost. As we are in constant communication with spirit brands around the world, we are aware of new products as they become available. We will create a spirit list beyond your customers’ and competitors expectations without breaking the bank.
Customized Ice, Juice, Syrup and Bitters Programmes
Ice is tailored to the shape of the glass in which it is served. Juices are always fresh. Syrups are developed with seasonal and local ingredients. Customised bitters enhance nuance with aromatic complexity. Our bar consultancy service can make all of these a reality in your business.
Barware Equipment Recommendations
There’s no such thing as one stop shopping for bar equipment. Our experts keep up to date on how to get the best value for the best equipment by comparing multiple retailers for everything from strainers and glassware to juicers and ice machines.
Ergonomic Bar Design Services
A fast bartender is a profitable bartender, so we’ll dedicate our time to shaving seconds off the time it takes your staff to make a drink. We understand bar layout from both the consumer and bartender’s perspective. Not only should the sight lines be visually appealing to your guests, the layouts must be efficient and easy for the bar staff, maximising the amount of money you can make.
Custom production of under bar work stations
We partner with the UK’s top Bar manufacturing companies to offer 3D CAD modeling and 2D drawing preparation services to successfully create your concepts into accurate,
and fully functional equipment for your bar,restaurant, night club or catering needs.
Staff Selection and Training
Our training programme can be tailored to your bar, with new or established staff. During recruitment, our goal is to determine the aptitude and drive of an individual and whether they have the ability to continue to grow and learn in a complex and involved industry.
We offer a complete aftercare package where we can continually help you monitor your bar’s performance. There are several ways this can be done, including:
- Secret shopping service
- Follow-up training visits
- Optional ongoing strategic support