Chapter 23 Bar & Beverage Operations

Chapter 23 Bar & Beverage Operations - Bar and...

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Bar and Beverage Operations Chapter 23
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Definition of a Bar A business that generally serves food as simple as peanuts and snacks and as elaborate as full meals, with an assortment of alcoholic beverages such as wine, beer, liquor, and mixed drinks, for consumption on the premises. The term “bar” is from the specialized counter on which drinks are served
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Back Bar The “back bar” usually contains Set(s) of shelves of glasses Bottles of alcoholic beverages Located behind the counter Often elaborately decorated Woodwork Etched glass Mirrors Lights
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Types of Bars Categorized by the type of entertainment or activities offered Sports bars Dance bars Biker bars Singles bars
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Types of Bar Customers Diners at restaurants where drinks are served Drop-in customers who are on their way elsewhere Meet-and-go customers Entertainment seekers-looking for relaxation, stimulation, or a change of pace Sports fans Regular patrons of neighborhood bars and taverns
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Legal Considerations Most of today’s alcoholic regulations can be traced back to the repeal of Prohibition
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