Weekly Series: Raising the Bar

The 25th annual wine and spirits restaurant poll

Changing consumer wine preferences could mean big developments for sommeliers and wine lists.


Stocking up on summer beers

Check out these lively summer brew recommendations for your restaurant.


Mise en place for bar prep

As beverage programs become more complex, communication and cooperation between kitchen and bar staff is integral to success.


Boozy dishes intensify flavor, sales

Beverage features can go beyond your cocktail list; including beers, wines, and spirits in your best dishes can boost flavors and give your restaurant more branding power.


Spring training preps cocktail servers

Seasonal cocktails featuring farm-fresh ingredients and creative cocktail pairings are an easy way to boost beverage sales.

It looks like this group could use a cold summer beverage to turn down the heat!