Michael Gleyzerov

Bottle service creates an aura of exclusivity and a personalized experience for patrons.

Once understood and implemented, bottle service can become a vital avenue for profits as well as a way to attract affluent clubgoers.

Malt Beverage vs. Beer Debate: All You Need to Know

Malt Beverage vs. Beer Debate: All You Need to Know

Today, two major trends dominate the soft drink and milk drink sectors: Beverages should be 100 percent from natural ingredients and should not contain added sugar.

It’s against this background that malt beverages provide plenty of promise. This is because these drinks are in line with both trends. 

As more and more customers request malt beverages, it’s important to know what they bring to the table. Plus, it helps to settle the malt beverage vs. beer debate once and for all.

Soda Machines: How Do They Work? (And Why Fountain Soda Tastes So Good)

Soda Machines: How Do They Work? (And Why Fountain Soda Tastes So Good)

Finding the right soda machine for your restaurant is important. It can increase your profit margins, make your customers stay longer (and possibly order more food), easily dispense drinks, and give you different flavor choices. Here, you'll learn how soda machines work and the reason fountain sodas taste so good. 

How to Solve the Great Debate Between Iced Latte Versus Iced Coffee

How to Solve the Great Debate Between Iced Latte Versus Iced Coffee

As warmer weather approaches, you can’t help but crave a nice iced latte or iced coffee. With your favorite iced caffeinated beverage in hand, it almost feels like summer. All you have to decide is whether to order an iced latte versus iced coffee.

Restaurant owners study beverage trends to know what flavor of iced latte and iced coffee will be trendy for the season. If your establishment offers more than just plain black coffee, you will need to know the difference between these fancy coffee drinks.  

Your Bubble Tea Business Guide: What You Need to Know to Get Started

Your Bubble Tea Business Guide: What You Need to Know to Get Started

Bubble tea goes by several different names, including boba tea and pearl milk tea. This unique beverage originated in Taichung, Taiwan, in the early 1980s. The little chewy tapioca pearls have, however, been used as dessert toppings long before their use in bubble tea. 

Since the first bubble tea business took off, thousands of shops have started popping up across the globe. This is thanks to the tea’s immense popularity among consumers, with the gross bubble tea business profit margins averaging between 75% and 80%.

Are you debating whether or not investing in a bubble tea business is worth it? Then you’re in the right place! Here’s what you need to know about getting started with your own bubble tea business.

How to Reseal a Bottle of Wine: The Top 5 Creative Ways

How to Reseal a Bottle of Wine: The Top 5 Creative Ways

As a food service business owner, shrink costs are always a concern. Opened but unfinished bottles of wine contribute to that stress. 

It’s important to have fresh wine available for your guests at all times, but do you know how to reseal a wine bottle?  

Along with other beverage trends, it’s usual to offer various wines to your guests and expect them to enjoy the experience. That requires the wine to be fresh, preferably uncorked. Since the latter isn’t always possible, you may have to get creative to keep opened wine from spoiling.  

Shake vs. Malt Are They Really That Different

Shake vs. Malt Are They Really That Different

Most consumers have a signature milkshake they crave during the warmer months. However, have you ever entered an establishment offering malted shake instead of the typical milkshake? While the two terms may seem interchangeable, they are very different beverages. 

So, in the great shake vs. malt debate, what sets one apart from the other?

How to Start a Food Delivery Business

How to Start a Food Delivery Business

Food delivery businesses have been garnering more attention than ever before due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With restaurants unable to welcome in-house diners, they had to find ways to remain active within their community. While some started up their own restaurant delivery services, others decided to partner up with the food delivery businesses in their community.

Beverage Trends to Be Aware of in 2021

Beverage Trends to Be Aware of in 2021

Like many other industries, the food and beverage industry took quite the hit in 2020 during the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic. With global shutdowns affecting the production and supply chain of beverages and stores being unable to sell their product, the beverage industry had to reevaluate how they did business. Not only that, but they were also forced to take a closer look at beverage trends to see what it was the public wanted the most to encourage them to actively purchase while being forced to stay home.

Types of Commercial Ice Machines

Types of Commercial Ice Machines

Whether you're running a restaurant, managing a hotel, or working in a school with an active sports program, a commercial ice machine is an absolute must-have.

Half Dice Ice Cubes vs. Nuggets vs. Spheres: Does Ice Shape Really Matter?

Half Dice Ice Cubes vs. Nuggets vs. Spheres: Does Ice Shape Really Matter?

When you're at home enjoying your favorite beverage or at dinner asking for a chilled cup of water to sip on during your meal, your glass is likely filled to some degree with ice. You probably never give a second thought as to what type of ice is chilling your beverage. Whether half dice ice cubes or crushed ice, various shapes of ice are used throughout the hospitality industry and the food and beverage industry, and each one serves a different purpose.

How Ice Machine Water Filters Work to Keep You Healthy

How Ice Machine Water Filters Work to Keep You Healthy

Before you learn how ice machine water filters keep you safe, you must first understand how they can make you sick.

Water filtration is necessary to remove contaminants and sediments, improving the taste of ice. No one wants a drink with unknown particles floating in it or that tastes like freezer burn.

But more importantly, it is the things that you cannot see that will affect you the most. Consider the effects that contaminated ice has on human health and food safety.

What you need to know when buying an ice maker for your business

What you need to know when buying an ice maker for your business

Whether you are in the food-service, hospitality, retail, or healthcare industry, there’s no denying the importance of ice. That being said, you need no less than the best ice maker to supply your operation with fresh, clean ice regularly. Whether you are looking for a mini ice maker or a clear ice maker powerhouse that can deliver large amounts of ice at a time, this guide will help you pick out the ice maker that truly suits your needs.

Pop-Up Bars 101: Should You Host One?

Pop-Up Bars 101: Should You Host One?

You happened upon this crazy-looking restaurant with a unique menu by your office and stopped by after work. You made it a point to come back with some friends on your day-off three days later, but when you get there, the space where it used to be is empty. You likely just experienced the limited run of a pop-up restaurant. A pop-up bar, which is the subject of this article, works the same way.

How to Serve Drinks the Right Way

How to Serve Drinks the Right Way

Each component from the glassware to the garnishes plays a specific role in getting that perfectly carbonated glass of beer or full-flavored sparkling your customer is after. So before you pour that drink, make sure you give your patrons the enjoyable experience they deserve by keeping these five tips in mind!

Liquor License: Do You Really Need One?

Liquor License: Do You Really Need One?

Even worse, these states are most likely at capacity already and won’t entertain new applicants. You might be forced to buy a license from an existing business but at outrageous costs! This is why it is important to understand if adding liquor to your menu makes sense for your business.

How To Read A Champagne Label

How To Read A Champagne Label

Finding the perfect champagne means being able to read the label. Here are the most prominent pieces of information on the label and how you can interpret them.

How to Take Care of Commercial Ice Makers for Wintertime

How to Take Care of Commercial Ice Makers for Wintertime

By taking care of your ice machine properly and practicing the necessary measures to ensure that water can easily circulate through the ice machine, you can ensure that your restaurant doesn’t run out of ice, even during the coldest parts of winter.
7 Effective Copywriting Tips for Attracting More Restaurant Customers

7 Effective Copywriting Tips for Attracting More Restaurant Customers

In the foodservice industry, with so many restaurants vying for people’s attention, it’s even more crucial for you to use copy that can help you tickle your customers’ fancy and stand out from the competition. Below are seven tried-and-tested copywriting tips that can help you achieve that.
12 Stress Management Tips to Avoid Burnout in a Commercial Kitchenl

12 Stress Management Tips to Avoid Burnout in a Commercial Kitchenl

Indeed, working in a commercial kitchen is one of the most stressful jobs there is, no matter how glamorous the media may portray your job to be. Unless you learn to manage the daily stresses of your job and minimize your reactions to them, it won’t be long before you give in to the pressures of working in the industry or start looking for a new job elsewhere. The following are 12 strategies that kitchen workers can implement to help them deal with the pressures of their job and maintain a healthy work-life balance.  
Cold Drinks on the Go

Cold Drinks on the Go

Get your reusable cup and straw ready for some delicious, easy drinks to start your day with!
The Pros & Cons of a Coworking Restaurant Space

The Pros & Cons of a Coworking Restaurant Space

Let’s take a deeper look and see if this modern idea is worth keeping around in the future.
Easy Cold Drinks on the Go

Easy Cold Drinks on the Go

We love these recipes because it is efficient, easy, and strong enough to get anyone through their morning slump.
3 Weird Drinking Laws in the US You’ve Never Heard

3 Weird Drinking Laws in the US You’ve Never Heard

You might want to think twice before drinking your next alcoholic beverage after reading about these odd rules, and get ready to have a little laugh, as well.
Classic Games with Cocktails

Classic Games with Cocktails

Grab some drinks, grab some friends, and get ready to learn what some of the most trendy, most popular, and most fun yet classic games with cocktails are.

5 Easy Summer Drink Recipes

5 Easy Summer Drink Recipes

Below are five easy summer drink recipes that are sure to be a hit at any summertime gathering.
Dress Code Trends for Restaurant Staff

Dress Code Trends for Restaurant Staff

We’ve listed five common dress code trends that employers can consider when thinking of enforcing a dress code.
5 Secrets of the Inventory Process

5 Secrets of the Inventory Process

Here are 5 secrets that will bring your inventory process to whole new level.
Create Your Own Soda Water for This Summer

Create Your Own Soda Water for This Summer

Who wouldn’t want some ice-cold bubbly goodness on a hot summer afternoon?  Today, there are better and safer ways to do this.
3 Pink Party Summer Cocktail Recipes to Usher in the Sun

3 Pink Party Summer Cocktail Recipes to Usher in the Sun

They’re all pink. Why? Because nothing says fun in the sun like a pink party summer cocktail.

How to Make 3 Espresso Martini Recipes

How to Make 3 Espresso Martini Recipes

Break out your shaker and espresso machine and whip yourself up one of these aromatic martinis.
The Secrets of Chilling Wine

The Secrets of Chilling Wine

You may want to use these tips for a dinner, leisure, or when you just need a small glass of wine to relax.
10 Tips for Pairing Cheese and Wine

10 Tips for Pairing Cheese and Wine

Choose right to enjoy this combination - you will find these tips helpful for pairing the right cheese with the right wine.
Bring Back Cocktail Parties

Bring Back Cocktail Parties

Consider hosting a night-in with friends and have some people over for drinks and finger foods.
15 Spring Cocktails That Deserve a Patio

15 Spring Cocktails That Deserve a Patio

Try out these fresh, fruity, and delicious mixed drinks at your next social gathering to ensure that everyone has a great time.
7 Cocktails for Women on Women's Day

7 Cocktails for Women on Women's Day

We’ve got seven incredible recipes for your special someone to share with you.
Bar Trends for Woman's Day

Bar Trends for Woman's Day

All you have to care about is business and rolling in the dough. Of course, it’s a whole lot easier to do that if you know what the big Woman’s Day trends are and how to prepare for them.

Emerging Trends in the 2018 Cocktail Scene

Emerging Trends in the 2018 Cocktail Scene

It’s a new year, and that means it’s time for the new cocktail trends to emerge! Expert bartenders, bar owners, and mixologists weigh in on this year’s trends.

5 Cocktail Syrup Recipes for 2018

5 Cocktail Syrup Recipes for 2018

A new year has arrived, and with it, the time for new cocktails to try. Based on the trends predicted by mixologists and bartenders for 2018, we’ve put together a collection of five cocktail syrups for the new year.
The 7 Best Cocktails Worth Serving in Your Bar

The 7 Best Cocktails Worth Serving in Your Bar

These winter cocktails are ideal for the festive season. You won’t go wrong serving these. In order to keep up with the fierce competition during this holiday season, it’s imperative you have the right drinks on your menu that’ll keep people warm and coming back for more.