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Bar Rescue 

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Jon Taffer, a bar/nightclub consultant, and his team of experts offer their expertise, helping real bar owners "rescue" their failing establishments by overcoming challenges and possibly saving them from closing.

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Jon Taffer ...  Self - Host / ... 137 episodes, 2011-2020
P.J. King ...  Self - Narrator / ... 120 episodes, 2011-2020
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In Spike TV's new series, Bar Rescue, Jon Taffer, one of the country's top restaurant and bar consultants, will give failing establishments one last chance to succeed. The show will delve into every business facet of running a bar from creating a profitable drink/food menu to crowd management to music selection to managing disgruntled employees. This marks the first food/beverage-themed show for Spike TV, furthering its effort to expand and broaden its audience. Taffer will use his "in-your-face" style along with his renowned method of management called "Taffer Dynamics" to transform the bar into a vibrant, profitable establishment. He will utilize everything from state-of-the-art science such as eye tracking technology, monitoring of body temperature and even reading pheromone output in patrons in order to create an ambitious plan of action. Taffer will focus on one establishment per episode from cities all around the country. Taffer's wife, Nicole, will appear in the show along with... Written by Jiilo_Kim

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This show is similar to the TV series mystery diners in which hidden camera's are recording staff See more »

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Himself - Host: [repeated line to the owner of the bar, referring to the owner keeping their family members employed as a favor even if the performance of the family members is contributing to the bar losing money] do you want to run a business or a charity?
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Wasn't always a fan but I'm convinced
2 April 2017 | by leetheflea20See all my reviews

I used to not like Bar Rescue or Jon Taffer that much and I used to think Taffer was kind of a prick if you'll forgive my language. However I just saw this cool episode where he's helping a family out after a flood. They seem like genuinely good people who lost everything they honestly earned. Not sure how that could not tug at the heartstrings of anyone. I believe the bar was called Big Mike's in Denham City Louisiana. What an amazing episode. I'm really happy for them. At the end of the episode it said that their sales are up 50% from the pre-storm days after 6 weeks. I just feel really uplifted - and I guess inspired would be the word - after having watched it. I'm a fan of the show and of Taffer now for the compassion and respect and support he showed those great people.


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USA

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English

Release Date:

17 July 2011 (USA) See more »

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Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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