Bar Rescue: Jon Taffer Talks The Business of Bars

Posted on: June 23, 2011 | Views: 30,187 | Comment

Want to learn the basics of the bar business? Jon Taffer gives us the lowdown and tells us why watching Bar Rescue is downright American. Bar Rescue airs Sundays at 10/9c on Spike. 

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Traditional Irish Fare In Wisconsin (1:33)

Experts in Irish food and drink give a crash course to the staff at Packy's. Irish mixology and cuisine will now be cornerstones of their business.

Posted December 14, 2014 Views: 4,139
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'You've Been Stealing For Weeks!' (2:19)

Taffer brings a very jarring truth to light during the first staff meeting at Packy's: the staff hasn't paid in weeks.

Posted December 14, 2014 Views: 5,943
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Campbell's Irish Pub: Just Like Dublin (2:28)

Jon Taffer turns the bland and forgettable Packy's Pub into a tavern that you'd likely find in the Irish countryside.

Posted December 14, 2014 Views: 3,265
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Guppy The Bartender Loves Ripping Shots (0:53)

The bartender at this Irish pub is a big fan of drinking on the job. After some brief surveillance, Jon Taffer is surprised that he's able to stand up straight.

Posted December 10, 2014 Views: 15,159
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'It Was A Disaster!' (2:25)

The stress test at Y Not 3 goes horribly due to Nick's ineptitude behind the bar.

Posted December 7, 2014 Views: 7,468
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Nick's House: A Y-Not Bar (2:00)

Jon Taffer transforms Y-Not III from a run-down dive to a hip and fun 70's style bar. Hopefully, they will successfully cater to a youthful demographic.

Posted December 7, 2014 Views: 7,105
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Nick Agrees To Step Down (2:11)

Jon Taffer sits down with the DePalma family for a very intense and forthright meeting. They all agree that it would be best for Nick to step away from the business.

Posted December 7, 2014 Views: 30,370
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Idiotic Ownership Is Killing This Bar (2:21)

Poor managerial skills are driving this Milwaukee bar straight into the ground. In the words of Jon Taffer: "I've met some stupid bar owners in my day, but you get the freakin' cake." Will this bar owner get his act together?

Posted December 4, 2014 Views: 19,049
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Milwaukee Bar is Losing $65,000 A Year (1:50)

Wisconsin's 'Y Not' franchise of bars has proven to be very successful in the Milwaukee area. One member of the Y Not group, Y Not Three, is rapidly losing money and threatening the proprietary family.

Posted December 4, 2014 Views: 37,653
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Lake Marie Lodge: Waterside Luxury In Antioch (3:02)

Jon Taffer and his crew turn this drab waterside watering hole into a cozy lodge that will cater to summer and winter clientele.

Posted November 23, 2014 Views: 22,289