With "Running a Bar for Dummies," you can live your dreamof operating your own establishment. This hands-on guide shows youhow to maintain a successful bar, manage the business aspect of it, and stake your place in your town's nightlife. It providesinformative tips on: Understanding the business and laws of owning a barDeveloping a business planCreating a menu, choosing decor, and establishing athemeStocking up on equipmentChoosing and dealing with employeesHandling tough customersControlling expenses, managing inventory, and controlling cashflowGetting the word out about your placePreparing for your grand opening, step-by-step
This guide cues you in on how to keep your bar safe and clean, making sure everyone is having fun. It warns you about the pitfallsand no-nos that every owner should avoid. There are also helpfulresources, such as contact information for State Alcohol ControlBoards and Web sites with valuable information.