Chicago Bar Shop offers bar and restaurant start-up services and complete solutions for those new to the industry, and first time owner operators.

With decades of experience in hospitality, bar operations, ownership, and over 500 commercial bars built (in Chicago alone) we can help streamline your new venture’s start-up phase. Let our experienced team coach you through the exciting but sometimes overwhelming first steps of opening your new establishment.

Some of the start-up services and consulting for new bar owners include:

  • Initial business registration
  • Bar and restaurant business plans, theme development
  • Architectural drawings and designing
  • Business and liquor licensing
  • Branding and marketing services specific for food and beverage industry
  • Professional photography services, graphics design, logo consulting
  • Web and social media consulting, design, building, maintenance
  • Bar, restaurant, kitchen design and equipment
  • Draft systems, coolers,
  • Custom milwork and bar building
  • Seating, tables, booths, lighting
  • AV and security
  • Gaming systems, arcade games, ATMs
  • POS system comparisons and demos
  • Credit card processing comparisons and pos integration
  • Digital signage, video walls, commercial tvs
  • Transition managers and staffing assistance
  • Food and beverage consulting, acquiring vendors, menu development
  • Outdoor signage
  • Decor, tin ceilings, paneling, custom woodwork

With a full package we have control of the process and can help you coordinate all of these things- which puts you in the best place to get your doors open as quickly as possible.  We will make sure that the necessary first things come first, and that you are set-up for success from the start.

We have our own architects, designers, general contractors, full construction team, milshop, and transition managers. Chicago Bar Shop also has numerous other resources to share with you through our years of experience scouting the best vendors and suppliers.

We have formed strategic partnerships with industry leaders, which allows us to operate as a single unit. With hundreds of bars and restaurants built, we’re able to pass along some of our volume discounts on the best resources in the business.

So if you’re looking for a solid foundation to launch your new hospitality business on, and streamline the start-up process with industry professionals- give Chicago Bar Shop a call today 312-AAA-BARS  (312-473-2277)