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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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Darrin Reed
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Series cast summary:
Jon Taffer ...  Self - Host / ... 138 episodes, 2011-2020
P.J. King ...  Self - Narrator / ... 121 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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Reality-TV

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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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Referenced in Nathan for You: Toy Company; Movie Theatre (2014) See more »

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Highly entertaining
4 September 2011 | by JoePaLivesSee all my reviews

My wife and I love Bar Rescue! John Taffer is really intriguing to watch work, and his interactions with the bar managers and staff range from cringe-worthy to hilarious to touching.

It's really cool to get some behind-the-scenes looks at why certain things in successful bars work too (such as menu placement, seating, and drink specials).

The show does seem a tad contrived at times, but doesn't every reality TV show?

Bottom line: Bar Rescue is awesome, check it out! I can think of several local bars near me that are in desperate need of a "rescue" by John and his team.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 July 2011 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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3 Ball Productions See more »
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