Tips For Bar Managers: How To Get Hours Back In Your Day

Bevspot

The life of a bartender: getting home in the middle of the night after working a long Saturday night shift. Rolling out of bed early the next morning to start counting bottles. Crunching numbers, sorting papers, and placing orders across multiple distributors.

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Calculating Inventory Usage

Bevspot

Successful bar managers will tell you that efficient inventory management is the key to maintaining a profitable bar. To do this, you must understand inventory usage, or how much product a business has used over a time period.

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3 Reasons Not To Open a Restaurant, and the 1 Reason You Should

Bevspot

A 2003 study by Ohio State University found that 60% of restaurants fail within their first 3 years of operation, and 80% fail before the 5th year.

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Toro, No. 9 Park and other top Boston restaurants are taking a chance on this startup

Bevspot

We connected with Sara Castellanos of the Boston Business Journal to discuss our recent Series A funding round of $5.25 million lead by Bain Capital Ventures , and our hiring plans: “Greater Boston’s top restaurants including No.

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Three Ways to Think About Sitting Inventory

Bevspot

Sitting bar inventory can often be overlooked as profitable products that are waiting to be sold. While the ultimate hope for all sitting inventory is that it will (at some point) convert to sales—the simple fact is that until it does, it represents critical components in your business.

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Introducing New Products that Save $ and More

Bevspot

BevSpot was recently featured in the article Introducing new products that save $ and more in FoodserviceEast: “… a new way of beverage product ordering and management that is twice as fast as older methods and can bring major savings to restaurant beverage managers as well as simplifying ordering, inventory and more.”

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Harpoon Co-Founder Backs Booze Management Startup BevSpot

Bevspot

We recently spoke with Rebecca Strong at BostInno about our progress and news of our newest investor: “Shortly after it was founded, BevSpot raised $20,000 from the student-run Dorm Room Fund , and following its product launch in August, the company banked a $700,000 seed funding round.

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Setting Pars

Bevspot

We recently covered how efficient inventory management starts with a simple, yet critical calculation: an inventory usage report. You can get this report instantly in BevSpot, or manually with a spreadsheet like the one we’ve made.

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Yelp: A Restaurant’s Best Friend or Worst Nightmare?

Bevspot

Regardless of having actually written a review, we’ve all used Yelp. Perhaps the app is on your phone as the first place you turn when hunting down your next meal, or maybe it’s constantly popping up first on your Google search results.

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Restaurant Owners' Options When Diners are Unable to Pay

Restaurant Law

Is it true that a restaurant owner can make diners pay off their tab by washing dishes? Unlike many other industries, payment for food service generally works on the “honor system,” meaning patrons are generally not expected to pay until the end of the meal. While this arrangement works the vast majority of the time, there have been incidents in nearly every New York restaurant where a diner has faced the embarrassing situation of being unable to foot the bill.

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UPDATE - Popular NYC Brunch Location Loses Its Liquor License

Restaurant Law

Pranna officially lost its liquor license on June 25, 2015, making it highly likely it will go out of business within a short time. What are some scenarios that could give rise to a suspension or revocation of a liquor license in New York? Restaurants, bars and nightclubs expecting to sell alcohol in New York must also be prepared for the bevy of rules and regulations that apply to these establishments – or risk losing out big time.

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Bully Boy’s Hub Punch

Bevspot

If there’s one ideal consistently observed at Bully Boy Distillery , it’s the importance of staying true to your roots.

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Tequila 101

Bevspot

The word ‘tequila’ tends to evoke a certain stream of thoughts into the average mind. Images of salt, limes, shots, spring break, and margaritas probably fall into the top 5 for most. For other, more extreme cases, memories of blackouts (or lack there of) and body shots bring out feelings of regret.

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4 Entrepreneurs, 1 Question: What’s the Most Helpful “No” You Ever Received?

Bevspot

BevSpot Co-Founder and CEO, Rory Crawford, connected with Rebecca Strong of Bostinno to discuss the most useful “no” he received, for an article on Boston entrepreneurs: “When one door closes, another opens.”

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Bar-focused software startup BevSpot knocks back $5.25 million in funding

Bevspot

We connected again with Scott Kirsner of BetaBoston and the Boston Globe to discuss our recent Series A funding round of $5.25

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2015 Marrone Barolo Bussia

Planet Grape

The post 2015 Marrone Barolo Bussia appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Italy Old World Reds Still Wines Barolo Bussia cru DOCG MGA Nebbiolo Piedmont Piemonte

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2015 Maronne Barolo Pichemej

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The post 2015 Maronne Barolo Pichemej appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Italy Old World Reds Still Wines Barolo DOCG Nebbiolo Pichemej Piedmont Piemonte

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2015 Marchesi Di Barolo Barolo Sarmassa

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The post 2015 Marchesi Di Barolo Barolo Sarmassa appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Italy Old World Reds Still Wines Barolo DOCG Piedmont Piemonte Sarmassa

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Leogate The Gatecrasher Balmain 2015

Sante

Vintage: 2015. Gold Star. Grape Mix: 40% Shiraz, 36% Cabernet Sauvignon, 24% Merlot. Alcohol %: 14.5. This wine is a remarkable blend. It delivers dark berries, cocoa, and a hint of pistachio on the nose.

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Leogate The Gatecrasher Balmain 2015

Sante

This wine is a remarkable blend. It delivers dark berries, cocoa, and a hint of pistachio on the nose. Very Continue Reading. Gold Star Reviews wine

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2015 Rotari Rose Brut Trentodoc

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The post 2015 Rotari Rose Brut Trentodoc appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Italy Old World Rosés Sparkling Wines Brut DOC Pinot Noir TrentoDOC

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2015 Arnaldo Rivera Barolo undicicommuni

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The post 2015 Arnaldo Rivera Barolo undicicommuni appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Italy Old World Reds Still Wines Barolo DOCG Nebbiolo Piedmont Piemonte undicicommuni

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2015 Arnaldo Rivera Barolo Ravera

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The post 2015 Arnaldo Rivera Barolo Ravera appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Italy Old World Reds Still Wines Barolo DOCG MGA Nebbiolo Piedmont Piemonte Ravera

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2015 Fiddlehead Cellars Pinot Noir Oregon

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The post 2015 Fiddlehead Cellars Pinot Noir Oregon appeared first on planet grape® wine review. New World North America Reds Still Wines kathy joseph Oregon Pinot Noir

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2015 Forrest Chardonnay Marlborough

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The post 2015 Forrest Chardonnay Marlborough appeared first on planet grape® wine review. New World New Zealand Still Wines Whites Certified Sustainable Chardonnay GI Marlborough South Island

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State Liquor Authority Battles Albany Wine Retailer Over Out-of-State Shipping Restrictions

Restaurant Law

Can the State Liquor Authority regulate the retail sale of wine? The State Liquor Authority (SLA) is the agency responsible for issuing liquor licenses , regulating alcohol sales, and doling out punishments to bars and restaurants caught violating the various regulations surrounding the industry.

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2015 Florio VecchioFlorio Marsala Superiore

Planet Grape

The post 2015 Florio VecchioFlorio Marsala Superiore appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Fortified Wines Italy Old World Sweet Wines catarratto DOC Grillo marsala Sicilia Sicily Superiore

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2015 Marchesi Fumanelli Terso Veneto

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The post 2015 Marchesi Fumanelli Terso Veneto appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Italy Old World Still Wines Whites Garganega IGT Trebbiano Veneto

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2015 Luis Canas Rioja Reserva Alavesa

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The post 2015 Luis Canas Rioja Reserva Alavesa appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Old World Reds Spain Still Wines alavesa DOCa Garnacha Reserva Rioja Tempranillo

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2015 Luis Cana Rioja Reserva Alavesa

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The post 2015 Luis Cana Rioja Reserva Alavesa appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Old World Reds Spain Still Wines alavesa DOCa Garnacha Reserva Rioja Tempranillo

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2015 Parmoleto Montecucco Sangiovese Riserva

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The post 2015 Parmoleto Montecucco Sangiovese Riserva appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Italy Old World Reds Still Wines DOCG montecucco Riserva Sangiovese Toscana Tuscany

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2015 Kirkland Rioja Reserva

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The post 2015 Kirkland Rioja Reserva appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Old World Reds Spain Still Wines DOCa Reserva Rioja Tempranillo

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2015 Marchese Di Barolo Barolo Sarmassa

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The post 2015 Marchese Di Barolo Barolo Sarmassa appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Italy Old World Reds Still Wines Barolo DOCG Piedmont Piemonte Sarmassa

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2015 Bellavista La Scala Brut Franciacorta

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The post 2015 Bellavista La Scala Brut Franciacorta appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Italy Old World Sparkling Wines Whites Brut Chardonnay DOCG Franciacorta la scala Lombardia Lombardy Pinot Noir

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2015 Bellavista Brut Saten Franciacorta

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The post 2015 Bellavista Brut Saten Franciacorta appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Italy Old World Sparkling Wines Whites Blanc de Blancs Brut Chardonnay DOCG Franciacorta Lombardia Lombardy saten

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2015 Mazzei Fonterutoli Chianti Classico

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The post 2015 Mazzei Fonterutoli Chianti Classico appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Italy Old World Reds Still Wines Chianti Classico DOCG Sangiovese Toscana Tuscany

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2015 Florio VecchioFloria Marsala Superiore

Planet Grape

The post 2015 Florio VecchioFloria Marsala Superiore appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Fortified Wines Italy Old World Sweet Wines catarratto DOC Grillo marsala Sicilia Sicily Superiore

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2015 Cecchi Riserva Di Famiglia Chianti Classico Riserva

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The post 2015 Cecchi Riserva Di Famiglia Chianti Classico Riserva appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Italy Old World Reds Still Wines Chianti Classico DOCG Sangiovese Toscana Tuscany

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2015 Benziger Tribute Bordeaux Blend Sonoma Mountain

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The post 2015 Benziger Tribute Bordeaux Blend Sonoma Mountain appeared first on planet grape® wine review. New World North America Reds Still Wines AVA biodynamic Bordeaux Blend California Demeter Dr. Liz Thach MW Sonoma Mountain

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2015 Badia a Coltibuono Montebello Toscana

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The post 2015 Badia a Coltibuono Montebello Toscana appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Italy Old World Reds Still Wines Caniolo Certified Organic Ciliegiolo Colorino fogliatonda IGT Malvasia Nera Mammolo pugnitello sanforte Sangiovese Super Tuscan Toscana Tuscany

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