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Glastender Introduces Seamless Top Stations

Glastender introduced its new line of seamless top stations. These stations include a drainboard cabinet, soda gun holder, bottle well, ice bin, and blender station all combined in one seamless top and backsplash.

Alcohol Volumes Fall

As GuestMetrics reported earlier in the week, traffic trends to all three channels in on-premise deteriorated during the 4-week period ending 12/1/13, and not surprisingly, alcohol trends have also weakened:On-premise alcohol volumes were -3.

CIA Partners with West Point and Pratt Institute

Culinary students are leaving their comfort zones and routines to experience other learning environments in a new partnership between The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) and other prestigious colleges in their respective fields: The United States Military Academy (USMA) and Pratt Institute.

BJ's Restaurants Opens in Frederick, Maryland

BJ's Restaurants, Inc. announced the opening of its newest restaurant in Frederick, Maryland, on Monday, November 25. The new BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse is located on a freestanding pad at the Francis Scott Key regional mall.

The Line Group Debuts “Leave Rochelle Out of It”

Once again adding to their growing portfolio of successful New York City venues, including the newly debuted The Raven, 205 Club, Malt n Mash, Sons of Essex and Petaluma, hospitality industry leaders The Line Group are proud to announce their newest venture, “Leave Rochelle Out Of It”, now open in New York’s Lower East Side.

World’s Best Bartender Premieres

Take one part skill, two parts technique, then combine with fierce competition for an action-packed installment of the Travel Channel’s “World’s Best Bartender” premiering Monday, November 18 at 11:00 p.

Beer Losing Popularity

The most recent wave of Alcoholic Beverage Demand Tracker, a periodic survey of US adults age 21+ who consume any type of alcohol at least once a week or more, shows that beer is losing ground in terms of which alcoholic beverage category is most likely to be considered someone’s “favorite.

On-premise Trends Performed Best Since August

GuestMetrics’ data indicates trends for full service restaurants and bars showed some signs of improvement during the 4 weeks ending November 3rd. Overall traffic to full service restaurants and bars was -1.

The 2014 Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show Returns to Las Vegas

Registration is currently open for the 2014 Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show, returning to the Las Vegas Convention Center March 24–26. The annual three-day trade show offers attendees access to a well-curated list of exhibitors with endless opportunities to discover new products and increase profits, extensive networking opportunities, and the latest news and trends in nightlife through keynote speeches, educational workshops, on-site tours at successful Las Vegas venues and some of the best parties of the year.

The Sizzle of Fizzle

Craft sodas are bubblinginto restaurant beverage programs, and innovative drink masters are concocting compelling beverages that actually focus attention on non-alcoholic offerings and, in particular, sodas.

Intellicheck Mobilisa Launches Version 2.0 of barZapp

Intellicheck Mobilisa, Inc. a global leader in identity solutions and wireless security systems has officially launched Version 2.0 of barZapp, an ID-checking mobile app that allows a user’s smartphone to check an ID card.

Southern Season to Carry José Andrés Foods

Foods, a new line of products from Spain’s most prestigious small producers hand-picked by Chef José Andrés, is pleased to announce availability at Southern Season stores starting this October.

Julio Cabrera Wins Nation's Most Imaginative Bartender

The 2013 national winner of Bombay Sapphire & USBG Most Imaginative Bartender competition - Miami’s Julio Cabrera (Regent Cocktail Club and Fifty Lounge at Viceroy Hotel) was announced as the winner earlier this month in Las Vegas!  After earning the regional title in Miami last month, Julio advanced to the national finals this past weekend in Vegas – competing against 51 of the nation’s most talented mixologists.