Bar Rescue: Don't Mess With Jon Taffer

Posted on: December 10, 2013 | Views: 40,156 | Comment

If we've learned anything about Mr. Taffer, it's that he's not to be trifled with. He doesn't embrace problems, and he absolutely doesn't tolerate unruly staff members. When tensions run hot during a routine kitchen inspection, one cook crosses the line. 

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Bar Rescue Videos

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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.

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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: 1,358
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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: 1,778
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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: 21,698
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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: 13,001
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Mixologist - The Soyo Tea (0:33)

Bar Rescue mixologist Russel Grant teaches the staff to make The Soyo Tea.

Posted October 10, 2014 Views: 2,292
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The Newest Speakeasy In Huntington (2:31)

Taffer re-invigorates this failing bar and comes up with a speakeasy theme. "P's & Q's Auto Body" is now on the short list for coolest bar on Long Island.

Posted October 5, 2014 Views: 3,508
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Underage Drinking: A Huge Concern (3:04)

The staff at Artful Dodger fails miserably when they allow a supposedly underage girl to drink. This is a giant liability.

Posted October 5, 2014 Views: 1,578
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Phil Wills & Jessie Barnes To The Rescue (2:35)

Since the service at Artful Dodger is so awful, Taffer brings in a few members of his A-Team to shake things up. Some of their observations don't sit very well with the staff.

Posted October 5, 2014 Views: 1,028
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The Bar Scene In Huntington, NY (1:20)

In an attempt to find out why Artful Dodger is failing, Taffer and his team head to some of the more successful bars in Huntington.

Posted October 3, 2014 Views: 4,309