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The Straight Up Blog

June 07, 2019

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Running a Restaurant

Running a profitable restaurant or bar is difficult. According to Entrepreneur, there are mistakes that can cause your venture to fail. Fortunately, t...
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April 25, 2019

How to properly clean pour spouts

Pour spouts are probably the most exciting part about working behind a bar… Said no one ever.
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April 16, 2019

What You Need to Look for Before You Buy a Bar

Not everyone builds a bar from scratch. If you’re in the market to buy a bar that’s already been built, you need to know what to look for to improve y...
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March 13, 2019

What to Do When the Health Inspector Comes Knocking

A visit from the health inspector can be stressful even if you stay on top of health concerns by following a proactive food safety plan and scheduling...
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February 20, 2019

6 Ways to Capture Business from the Public Transit Stop by Your Bar

Having a restaurant or bar located next to your local public transit stop can create a perfect opportunity to draw in new customers, but you also need...
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January 30, 2019

18 Stellar Restaurant Training Tips for Building an “A” Team

As a restaurant owner, you may think you’re in the food business. Spoiler alert: you’re also in the people business, and that includes your employees....
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January 25, 2019

10 Ways to Increase Your Bar Traffic During the Winter Months

Winters can be tough on the bar and restaurant business, especially in the much chillier parts of the country. Parking’s even more of a mess than usua...
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January 15, 2019

24 Beer Types Every Bartender Should Know

Beer used to be simple. Bartenders only had to keep track of a few draft lines of lager and about five brewers made the majority of the offerings. Tod...
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January 07, 2019

Best of 2018: Top Blog Posts from the Year

To help you kick off 2019, we’ve gathered up our 5 most popular (and useful) blog posts over the past year. Read on to get up to speed on essential in...
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November 23, 2018

[eBook]: Strategic Drink Pricing Guide

[eBook]: Strategic Drink Pricing Guide With a few pricing adjustments, and a slight shift in pricing strategy, most bars and restaurants could add sig...
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November 07, 2018

5 most common ways restaurants lose profits

5 Hidden Losses and How to Tackle Them
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