Yes, it’s official. The Chicago Bar Shop Team will be returning to the annual National Restaurant Association Show that takes place at McCormick Place from May 21st through the 24th. This year marks the end of the two-year hiatus (due to COVID-19) and finally, Chicago Bar Shop is back to show what we do best: bringing you innovative hospitality solutions … Read More
Behind the scenes: Roscoe’s new bar Chicago. This beauty is a custom mahogany bar being built for the well-known Roscoe’s Tavern on Halsted St. Chicago Bar Shop is a full service hospitality resource center, here’s a sneak peek at our bar & restaurant builders creating some of our stunning woodwork.
*More to be added shortly, check back soon!* This gorgeous, rich, dark wood bar is a perfect fit with the welcoming personalities and authentic flavors that make up El Tequilas. And, it’s all in the details at El Tequilas Bar and Grill- putting on the finishing touches in the new dining room. Like these custom, re-purposed 1800 bottles that were … Read More
Technology is becoming an integral part of how restaurants and bars run daily business. The future of hospitality is connected and Internet of Things (IoT) Technology solutions are transforming restaurants and bars. This connection allows businesses to effectively communicate with their customers like never before, to and from internal departments, enable automatic orders with vendors, and even access essential vitals … Read More
Take a look behind the scenes with Chicago Bar Shop bar builders, and check out what we’re working on right now. Currently in the shop is a large project for the new Lady Gregory’s bar which will be located on Wells St. in Chicago’s trendy Old Town neighborhood. The bar is scheduled to open late spring 2017, and this bar is … Read More
A true master of his craft, the Professional Bar Designer or Bar Builder can transform an ordinary space into a magnetic gathering place. Professional bar designers will create a place that people are instinctively drawn into because of it’s charm, ambiance, comfort, or for reasons that resonate deep within that are otherwise difficult to explain. But what is a “Professional Bar Designer” versus a … Read More
Current project: building some much needed loft storage space at the millshop. “Sometimes when building out isn’t an option… building UP is a good solution.” Considering how busy things have been since the opening of the Chicago Bar Shop store on Armitage Ave (new Lincoln Park location)- additional storage space became something more than a wish list item for the millshop. … Read More