Safeguarding Your Business: Staying Aware of Common Scams

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As technology advances, so do the methods of cyber criminals looking to scam businesses out of their hard-earned money. From phishing scams to fraudulent invoices, scammers can target small businesses in various ways. To protect your restaurant or small business, it’s essential to be aware of these scams and take necessary precautions. Cash Safety Counterfeit bills and short-changing are two … Read More

Decoding Restaurant Lingo: Understanding the Slang Used in the Industry

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Are you a foodie who loves to dine out or an aspiring chef looking to break into the restaurant industry? If so, you’ve probably noticed that restaurant workers have their own unique language. This insider jargon, known as restaurant slang, is often used to quickly and efficiently communicate between front and back of the house staff. However, if you’re not … Read More

Chicago Bar Shop Displays Custom Bar Builds and Sanitation Tech at NRA Show 2023

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The National Restaurant Association Show (NRA) is a premier event for the hospitality industry where professionals gather to discover the latest trends and innovations in the market. From May 20-23, 2023, the show will be held at McCormick Place, Chicago. This year, Chicago Bar Shop, a renowned supplier of commercial bar equipment, will be showcasing their custom bar builds and … Read More

Chicago Bar Shop’s Retail Store spotlight on Good Day Chicago (Watch on Fox)

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Lincoln Park location in the headlines screenshot of Fox News Chicago

Check out our retail store and showroom location Chicago Bar Shop in Lincoln Park, which was just spotlighted on the news this morning (12/14/2021) on Good Day Chicago, in anticipation of tomorrow’s Late Night Shopping Event on Armitage & Halsted! Good Day Chicago interviewed the Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce Vice President to promote the special holiday shopping occasion. Chicago … Read More

Partner Spotlight: Omni-Rinse

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Omni Rinse Hospitality Technology

  The Omni-Rinse Story The Omni-Rinse 3-in- 1 Rinse Station was designed, developed, and tested exhaustively in the field by Naoki Sonoda, a bartender with over 15 years of experience. He wanted to create a solution that would allow him to work faster and more efficiently. Naoki found that what slowed him down behind the bar more than anything was … Read More

Hospitality technology solutions for restaurants and bars

Candace MorganArticles, Bar & Restaurant Builders, Bar Talk, Behind the scenes, Hospitality Technology

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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

Behind the scenes: Building the NEW Lady Gregory Old Town bar

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Commercial bar restaurant builders

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

Cocktail Glasses: How glassware creates the perfect drinking experience

Louise McLoughlinArticles, Bar Talk, Classic Cocktails, Cocktail History

Cocktail Glassware matters

In the world of bar frequentation there are few things more disappointing than ordering a cocktail, only to have it presented to you in the wrong glass. To many, the disappointment may seem irrational – does the glassware really make that much of a difference to the taste and experience of the drink? Or to put it more concisely: is … Read More