Bar Rescue: The Butt Funnel

Posted on: January 31, 2014 | Views: 2,576 | Comment

Jon Taffer clues us in on a bar science tip for the ages: The Butt Funnel. If you set up a bar so that patrons have to walk closely to pass one another, they'll be more inclined to sit down and have a drink, or four. 

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Accardis Inventory Reviews Can Save Bars (1:07)

Jon Taffer's job is to save struggling bars. In order to do so, he calls in Accardis to take inventory of the bar -- and just how many drinks are being given away. The results are shocking to these bar owners.

Posted July 17, 2014 Views: 3,085
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The Angriest Taffer Has Ever Been (3:03)

When Ami, the owner of Zan Z Bar in Denver, insults Chef Bryan Duffy in front of a crowded room, Jon Taffer sees red. Nothing upsets the best bar professional in the world more than a disrespectful owner.

Posted June 30, 2014 Views: 5,638
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Taffer's Most Difficult Bar Rescue Ever (3:03)

Jon Taffer knew the daunting task that was facing him down when he agreed to rescue the Bungalow Bar in Rockaway, NY, in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. He seemingly did the impossible and turned a devastated bar into a symbol of hope.

Posted June 30, 2014 Views: 4,519
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Frat Boy Owners In Baltimore (3:03)

The owners of J.A. Murphy's in Fell's Point, MD, treat their bar like a never-ending keg party. This is problematic enough, but when Taffer looks at the rotting foundation of this building he sets out to tackle the real problem with this bar.

Posted June 30, 2014 Views: 4,065
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Chef Tries To Serve Contaminated Food (3:03)

While watching J.A. Murphy's in Fells Point, MD, Jon Taffer eyes a chef serve his daughter after touching raw chicken. If you know anything about Jon Taffer, you know that he does not stand for this, especially when it has to do with his family.

Posted June 30, 2014 Views: 3,520
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This 'Chicken Bone' Needs A Makeover (1:40)

When Jon Taffer sets out to rescue this wing joint in Framingham, MA, he meets an owner who isn't exactly willing to change.

Posted June 26, 2014 Views: 3,000
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Identical Twins, Incredibly Different (1:24)

Rick and Randy are owners of RG's lounge in Independence, MO. They also happen to be identical twins. Their fraternal bond is constantly coming under duress as a result of this bar. Taffer needs to be a family counselor as well as a bar professional on this one.

Posted June 26, 2014 Views: 3,657
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Jon Taffer Sees Red In Las Vegas (1:28)

At The Alibi in Las Vegas, NV, Taffer can barely believe his eyes when he looks behind the bar. He sees a drunken disorderly staff and management that just doesn't care. This leads to an altercation that you won't want to miss.

Posted June 26, 2014 Views: 4,307
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'Go Clean Your F**in Kitchen' (1:10)

The Chicken Bone in Framingham, MA, has a kitchen full of disgusting, disease-ridden chicken. Once Jon Taffer sees this, he's left with only one decision: to "SHUT IT DOWN."

Posted June 26, 2014 Views: 6,456
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Owners Value Partying Over Profit (1:54)

At Kid Chilleen's, in Black Canyon, AZ, the owners would rather get drunk than try and fill the cash registers. Can Taffer keep their partying at bay?

Posted June 26, 2014 Views: 14,248