Bar Rescue: Jon Taffer Begins His First Bar Rescue

Posted on: May 29, 2014 | Views: 12,886 | Comment

During his first ever filmed rescue, Jon Taffer sits down with the owner of "South Park" in Montclair, NJ. He gives him one of the no-nonsense talks that have become his calling card. 

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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: 2,359
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You Can't Say 'F*** You' To The Investor! (2:22)

Jon Taffer breaks down some unpleasant truths about the world of business to the volatile manager at the Dirty Rooster. The resulting managerial coup is the only thing that can save this bar.

Posted November 23, 2014 Views: 1,937
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Drunken Owner Embarrassing Himself (1:57)

Rob, owner of the Dirty Rooster in Antioch, Il, is more frat boy than responsible proprietor. He parties too much then proceeds to flush his profits down the drain.

Posted November 22, 2014 Views: 13,120
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Taffer Helps Bruno & Shari Bury The Hatchet (1:33)

In a heartfelt moment, Taffer touches on his own experiences to help two estranged parents work together for the betterment of their daughter.

Posted November 16, 2014 Views: 10,081
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Osteria Calabria: Italian Ambience Outside Philly (2:30)

Taffer works his magic again and transforms the run-down Plush into an authentic "osteria."

Posted November 16, 2014 Views: 3,673
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Speed Bartending Can Double Revenues (1:43)

Mixology expert Mia Mastroianni teaches the staff at Plush how to increase their cocktail output, and their profits.

Posted November 16, 2014 Views: 3,778
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Failed Marriage Threatens Nightclub (2:55)

Bruno Smoje founded Plush in the Philly suburbs in 2003, to raving success. After several years and a painful divorce from his wife Shari, his bar now hangs in the balance.

Posted November 14, 2014 Views: 13,769
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Bar Owner Not Pleased To See His Ex-Wife (1:29)

Taffer enlists the help of this proprietor's ex-wife to save his bar, much to his chagrin. This prompts employees to exclaim that "s*** just got real!" It has.

Posted November 11, 2014 Views: 27,811
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Jon Taffer Flexes His 'Bar Science' Muscle (1:45)

Jon Taffer delves deep into visual and conceptual bar strategy to transform this Philadelphia bar into a winner. Patrons on South St. won't know what hit them.

Posted November 9, 2014 Views: 4,340
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Dual Concept Bar In Philly Is A Winner (2:51)

Jon Taffer reveals the brand new bar to Tom and his staff. Alleged & 2nd State will be South St. staples for years to come.

Posted November 9, 2014 Views: 5,938