What is a Bar Consultancy Service?
A Bar Consultancy service is a specialist service set up by experienced professionals and industry experts to provide a full and comprehensive range of bespoke bar services. So whether you are looking to add some magic to your new venue or you’re looking to change and refresh your existing business, a Bar Consultancy Service can help you to turn your dream into a reality. You want to be the best that you can be and by using the expertise and bartending wisdom of a consultancy service you can really make yourself stand out from the crowd.Read More
One-Stop Shop Consultancy
Spirit Labs offer a full range of consultancy services. So whether you’re looking for help with your new venue opening or you’re looking to reinvent your existing business we can help you work with and improve your concepts. We can advise upon any or all of the core bar components that will make your business stand out from the others. Projects can be as simple as working with you to redesign or improve your existing cocktail menu with some unique propositions that will work with your clientele. We can advise you how to create and maintain the perfect delivery of these high-end cocktails with great mixology techniques, the art of perfect serve bartending and by developing the focus on guest experience by levelling-up your hospitality training. We will help you to achieve consistently high standards throughout your operation with your key front staff demonstrating the extreme care and attention to detail that you want them to represent your business with.
New Venue Consultancy
Spirit Labs Consultancy Service has been providing a complete new opening management service where we’re able to take care of a lot of the trickiest parts of bar concepts for you. Including your main concept, the design of your bar, menus that will work well with your customers, recruiting new staff as well as providing a very high level of training for your staff. Your new venue identity is important and everything about the experience of being there should be representational of your brand. It is extremely important to keep full consistency during the opening period but to maintain it far beyond to make sure you build up a very strong identity for your venue and all the associated brand expectations that will come along with it.
Our bar consultancy services are bespoke so we can match your needs. We can work very closely with every element that you need us to in your bars and venues, restaurants, hotel chains and events. We can help you to gain detailed insights into how to make your bar operations seamless and profitable. We can even work with your designers to make sure your concept is a good fit for your project.
Existing Concept Consultancy
Our team has an eclectic range of bar industry experience which allows us to offer a ranging and creative support in creating new cocktails, perfecting old ones as well as full menu design & creation that will ensure excitement for your customers as well as profitability for your business. We can help with back bar and advise you the best way to work.
The Perfect Recipe – for Business!
To deliver a high quality beverage product that feels as premium as your business does puts you under a lot of pressure. We understand that completely. We will fully support you in the creation and implementation of a signature beverage or cocktail that is to drinks what your venue is to venues. We make sure that what we create perfectly balances the image of the establishment and the needs of the customer. The perfect recipe for a signature cocktail that people come back for again and again. It’s important to get the right match for the style of venue, location, status and for the customers who you want to visit.
Operational Systems & Solutions
Whether you’re running or setting up a new venue, restaurant, hotel chain, bar or casino we can help you to implement better operational systems and solutions. We offer a bespoke package on all of our consultancy services to provide the perfect solution to our clients.
Bar Operation & Design
Working with your under bar systems and adding our experience in to get a better design & build.
Get the front of house to feel exactly as you want it to feel. It’s difficult sometimes to realise your vision. We can help make it reality.
Analysis of Local Competitors
This is often overlooked as a service but we can evaluate your competitors and look at what is working, and not working, for them. Arm yourself with this knowledge to build an even stronger business.
Developing New Concepts
You may lack the knowledge or experience to create a totally unique cocktail that is representational of your brand but worthy enough to become a classic amongst your customers. This is what we do best! Let us help you develop a cocktail that will sit in harmony with the identity of your business.
Equipping Your Bar
It may seem simple until you first see what is available. We’ve many years of experience and can advise what you really need to be standout mixologists and what you need to make a few basic cocktails. The equipment list is not the same. We can make sure you are giving your staff the best chance of making drinks of the quality you want.
Optimising Your Suppliers
You work with a number of distributors and brands. Are they the correct ones? Could you improve your product and / or increase profits just by making a few changes. Most bars we work with have at least one potential game-changing supply issue. We have the experience to help.
Selecting Your Spirit List
There’s a myriad of choices out there but which one’s are right for your business and your clientele? Get this right and you’ll sell more spirits and your bartenders will thank you for giving them ingredients that help them to make perfect drinks. We can help you refine your list, improving your stock and cutting down on products you have to hold for long periods of time.
Developing Your Menu
Along with helping you to create signature cocktails or to perfect the classics we can help with your full menu development. You can have worked in the bartending industry for as long as we have without gaining a lot of menu wisdom. Obviously one of our favourite tasks is to create signature cocktails that work perfectly for both the venue and the customers they want to attract but that’s not all we do. Our expertise is across the board so we can help you to create amazing non-alcoholic cocktails or help with your selection of beers, ciders & wine to make sure you have the perfect selection for the people who walk through your doors.
Training, Certification & Qualifications
Spirit Lab London mixology course earns student a WSET Worldwide Recognised Diploma & Professional UK Certification in Bartending. Training is very important to us. Let us bring your bartenders all up to the exact same standards that we train our many students to. We can provide a range of comprehensive training packages to fit around your needs.
It can be difficult to make sure you’re employing the right people yet if you employ the wrong people it can have a devastating effect upon your business. It can be subsequently difficult to deal with staff who present a problem and who are never going to adequately represent your brand. Let us help you to get this right from the start. Staff recruitment can be much easier when you have someone to help you through the process. Let Spirit Lab London show you the way.
Auditing and Aftercare
We’ll be with you for as long as we need to be. Following up with an audit can be particularly useful to find out where you are and whether you’re on track to where you want to be. We can provide a full aftercare service so that you can maintain your journey towards your dream business without falling off course. We can be on hand to provide regular training or we can look carefully at your bar to analyse the consistency of your service.
Spirit Lab Bar Consultancy
Our consultancy service can help by advising on the core key bar components, whether you are Creating a new Concept or Improving an existing one.
Contact Spirit Lab London Bar Consultancy
Contact us today and we can make a plan to help you create the bar or venue that you’re currently dreaming of. We can help make your dream a reality with our services for bar consultancy.Spirit Lab London Mixology Courses.
Working with leading provider in the industry
WSET: The world's leading provider of Wine and Spirit education and It's the must qualification for professionals in the wine & spirit trade as well as for non-professional connoisseurs.
People FIRST / HOSPITALITY GUILD – It unites training providers and guarantees their quality. It aims to support all our students' at every stage of their career with opportunities in hospitality and tourism.
UK Best Bartending School 2018 - 2019
I'm a Beginner
None or few years of experience
in cocktail making
I want to Advance
Improving mixology techniques.
Min 5 years experience in a cocktail bar
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