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Bar Rescue: Jon Taffer Talks The Business of Bars

Posted on: June 23, 2011 | Views: 30,132 | 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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Bar Rescue Videos

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'Now I'm The Comandante!' (2:47)

Ivan, owner of Laguna Lounge in Jersey city, is constantly mistreating his employees. Jon Taffer gives him a taste of his own medicine.

Posted October 26, 2014 Views: 11,350
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Laguna Disaster (2:27)

Even the expertise of Lisamarie Joyce couldn't immediately fix this disorganized bar. They need systems, training, and a LOT of work.

Posted October 26, 2014 Views: 2,714
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Tres Cuartos: Puerto Rican Flavor In Jersey (2:37)

Jon Taffer reveals Ivan's newly renovated bar. Customers will feel they're in old San Juan once they walk through the door.

Posted October 26, 2014 Views: 1,938
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Unsanitary Homemade Empanadas (1:12)

It is completely illegal to serve homemade food in a bar or restaurant. The law doesn't seem to stop management from poisoning their customers.

Posted October 23, 2014 Views: 7,778
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Laguna Lounge Is Sinking (2:06)

Ivan, owner of this Jersey City watering hole, is more concerned with DJing than running a successful business. It has already cost him his marriage, but will he lost his business?

Posted October 23, 2014 Views: 18,304
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New Yorkers Are Supposed To Be Tough! (2:18)

The main problem at this Staten Island bar is the owners: they let patrons walk all over them. Taffer knows that to make this bar a success, he has to instill some NY toughness into these brothers.

Posted Views: 49,510
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Owner Sleeps In The Basement Of His Bar (0:51)

Things have gotten so dire at Rhythm & Brews that one of the owners has become homeless. He's now forced to lay his head in the basement of the bar.

Posted Views: 8,593
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5th & Vine: Classiest Bar On Staten Island (2:33)

Jon Taffer successfully drove the seedy biker element out of the bar and made it a classy wine & cheese hotspot. This is the result.

Posted Views: 6,516
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Staten Island Bar Overrun By Biker Gang (2:08)

Rhythm & Brews in Staten Island started out as a booming success. Unfortunately, the recent occupation by bikers has driven away local clientele and their dollars.

Posted October 15, 2014 Views: 59,282
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Chef Josh Capon Makes Himself A Pizza (2:26)

The gutless owners at this bar routinely let strangers waltz right into their kitchen. Wait until the end of the clip, because things get "explosive."

Posted October 15, 2014 Views: 22,308