Bar Specialists are a professional bar service agency offering consultancy services for new openings or existing operations looking for improvements. We are a one stop shop consultancy, with minutiae attention to detail, to deliver consistency of service and high standards throughout your operation. With a myriad of services to optimise revenue potential; Bar Specialists can design, empower staff through training regimes and consult on how to stay ahead of the game.
Our consultancy services cover:
Consistency and standard of service is integral to a successful business. You are only as good as your last performance. Bar Specialists can train management and staff the art of bartending including all modern trends of molecular mixology and flair to the highest levels. Implementing rigorous training regimes, exercises, recommended reading lists, tests and scenario management. We can implement quick reference guides and daily duty checklists to ensure the efficient running of your business.
Bar specialists will only recommend a drinks offering of distinction. We can provide a full menu advisory service, with focus on your particular theme. If you are a high end food establishment or catering company where exquisite looking drinks are required, we will deliver imaginative garnishes, delicious ingredients combined with beautiful glassware and striking ice to give that real wow factor to your menu selection. If you are a high end cocktail bar where a solid selection of classic and contemporary classic cocktails are required, we can tailor a menu that reflects proven favourites and top sellers. If cutting edge mixology is your aim, spirit/liqueur infusions, homemade syrups, foams, smoked and flamed drinks can be incorporated. We can even provide a full classic cocktail program.
To maximise productivity, professionalism and aesthetics the correct equipment should be implemented. Bar Specialists can advise on best practice, which equipment will be best suited to achieve the intended application. Equipment supply chains can be insufficient in certain areas where cocktail culture is still developing. Where the demand for equipment exists, these supply chains can be implemented in your local area, otherwise overseas equipment suppliers can be set up so that your specific equipment lists can be shipped to your location.
Bar Specialists work with leading refrigeration companies Gamko, IMC and many other European and global manufactures. We have the ability to supply bespoke fridges or freezers, dependant on your special requirements.
Choosing the right ice machines can make a big difference to the finished product. Whether you require cubed, bullet, flaked, nugget, crystal, ice balls or blocks.
Knowing capacity and ware washing demands is vital to a well run operation. Logistically time and space can be saved with the correct planning.
EPOS & EFTPOS
EPOS (electronic point of sale) – Choosing the right till system can be a daunting task. There are many solutions out there and choosing the correct one for your operation is an important choice as well as support contracts. Customisation of the system is key to success, if correctly programed, communication/best practice procedures can greatly improve your operation, stock management and sales line awareness.
EFTPOS (electronic financial transaction point of sale) – It is important to have an adequate quantity of EFTPOS terminals in your establishment to cope with the demand of the busy periods. There is nothing more detrimental to a business if it cannot keep pace with the demand. Choosing which type of connection is correct for your establishment (phone line dial up, broadband or satellite) can greatly vary dependant on location, Wi-Fi signals, terminal availability, banking provider and support contracts.
Bar Specialists can set up and train management on standard day to day operational procedures that will contribute to the correct auditing of your business. It is imperative to know where you are with your finances, so that your company can succeed and grow. A secondary auditing process is also an important facility to implement. This information is the building blocks for establishing future annual budgets and revenue forecasts.
Supplier Account Optimisation
It is important to build good relationships with suppliers and it works both ways. The aim is to have an organised, well run business with clear accounts. This requires efficient accounting processes from both supplier & customer. Clear processes for delivery, invoicing and payments, will build trust and help define optimisation capabilities. Where there is track record and trust, discounts and special promotions will be commonplace.
Music is crucial for building atmosphere and lasting memorable experiences. Music will set the tone of your establishment. Bar Specialists work with digital music system companies like C-Burn and leading international DJ’s to achieve comprehensive archived playlists that will make an impression.
Amici Zamalek- Bar Specialists were commissioned to consult on a new concept of a premium bar brand on the island of Zamalek in the middle of the Nile in the of mother of all cities, Cairo. This exclusive island proved the perfect location for this new & exciting addition to the nightlife of Cairo. A complete ...Find out more
Bar specialists will only recommend a drinks offering of distinction. We can provide a full menu advisory service, with focus on your particular theme. If you are a high end food establishment or catering company where exquisite looking drinks are required, we will deliver imaginative garnishes, delicious ingredients combined with beautiful glassware and striking ice ...Find out more
To affirm Senkai’s Japanese brand identity bringing Asian influences to the forefront of the bar operation. Presenting a unique late night venue encompassing dining, drinking and an exclusive nightclub vibe. We will create: •Sleek design and set up, which is easily publicised, making it perfect for media marketing, referencing the existing décor and Japanese interiors ...Find out more