AUDITS & TRAINING PROGRAMS

Bar Operation Audit

  • Conduct Operations Analysis
  • Deliver Operation Audit Document
  • Conduct Health Department Analysis
  • Produce Health Department Audit Document
  • Conduct Back Bar & Speed Rail Bottle Analysis
  • Produce Back Bar & Speed Rail Bottle Audit Document
  • Conduct Pricing Analysis
  • Produce Model Pricing Audit Document

On-Site Visit Duration: TBD Size & Scope

Cost: $1,500 per day ++

Virtual Audit: Contact for Pricing

Forensic Accounting Audit

  • Conduct POS Accounting Analysis
  • Produce POS Accounting Document
  • Conduct 120 Day Cash Due Discovery
  • Contrast Cash Due vs. Actual Cash Deposit
  • Produce 120 Day Over, Under, Actual Document
  • Conduct Comp / Void / Over Tip Discovery
  • Produce Comp / Void / Over Tip Document

On-Site Visit Duration: TBD Size & Scope

Cost: $1,500 Per Day ++

Virtual Accounting Audit Available: Contact for Pricing

Product, Pricing and Profit Audit

  • Monitor Operations
  • Conduct Product, Pricing, Profit Analysis
  • Calculate Product, Pricing, Profit Document
  • Calculate Cost Per Ounce per bottle in Excel
  • Calculate Model Cost Per Ounce per bottle Excel
  • Calculate Portion Cost per bottle in Excel
  • Calculate Cost Percentage per bottle in Excel
  • Calculate Gross Profit per bottle in Excel
  • Calculate Gross Profit Margin in Excel
  • Calculate Serving Size Affects on Portion Cost in Excel
  • Calculate Serving Size Affects on Gross Profit in Excel
  • Calculate Serving Size Affects on Gross Profit Margin in Excel
  • Calculate Back Bar Bottle Gross Profit Margin per Liquor Category
  • Produce Current Pricing Structure in Excel
  • Produce Suggested Pricing Structure in Excel
  • Calculate Total Beverage Cost for 25 Cocktails
  • Calculate Multi Liquor Loss Per Drink example

On-Site Visit Duration: 4 Days ++ 

On-site visit cost: $1,500 per day ++

Virtual Audit: $2,500

Marketing Audit

Conduct 5 Point Marketing Discovery Document

  1. In-House Advertising
  2. Marketing Platforms
  3. Social Media Positioning
  4. Social Media Analytics
  5. Social Media Engagement Metrics
  • Produce Marketing Audit Document
  • Produce 120 Day Marketing Outline
  • Identify, Discuss, and Develop Core Values
  • Establish Vision and Articulate Values on Paper

Conduct Five Point Brand Discovery

  1. Examine Brand Identity, logo, color scheme
  2. Examine Website, Analytics, Traffic, SEO
  3. Examine Social Media, Message, Reach, Metrics
  4. Examine Online Reputation and Response
  5. Examine Online Engagement

Cost: $1,500

Marketing Audit & Activation

Conduct 5 Point Marketing Discovery Document

  1. In-House Advertising
  2. Marketing Platforms
  3. Social Media Positioning
  4. Social Media Analytics
  5. Social Media Engagement Metrics
  • Produce Marketing Audit Document
  • Produce 120 Day Marketing Outline
  • Identify, Discuss, and Develop Core Values
  • Establish Vision and Articulate Values on Paper

Conduct Five Point Brand Discovery

  1. Examine Brand Identity, logo, color scheme
  2. Examine Website, Analytics, Traffic, SEO
  3. Examine Social Media, Message, Reach, Metrics
  4. Examine Online Reputation and Response
  5. Examine Online Engagement

Produce Marketing Audit Document

Produce 120 Day Marketing Outline

3 Months Social Media Management

Cost: Contact for Pricing

New Hire Package

  • Conduct New Hire Discovery
  • Provide New Hire Advertising online
  • Pre-Screen Candidates
  • Conduct Candidate Phone Interview
  • Conduct Candidate Background Check
  • Conduct Candidate Reference check
  • Produce Interview Discovery Document

Custom Price Options: Contact for Pricing

New Hire On Boarding and Training Audit

Monitor New Hire On-Boarding and Training

  • Conduct 10 Point On-Boarding and Training Discovery
  1. Evaluate Communication Pipeline
  2. Review or Provide Employee Handbook
  3. Review or Provide Employee Training Manuals
  4. Review or Provide Employee Job Description and Responsibilities
  5. Review or Provide Standard Operating Procedures
  6. Review or Provide POS Training
  7. Review or Provide Cash Handling
  8. Review or Provide Loss Prevention system
  9. Review or Provide Discipline Documentation
  10. Review or Provide Scheduling
  • Produce 10 Point Discovery Document
  • Provide 10 Point Solutions Document
  • On-site Visit Size & Scope determined durations

Cost: Contact for Pricing

Document Deliver 2-3 weeks

New Brand Development Audit

Our New Concept Development Audits will expand your vision by providing Micro and Macro level insight. Working together, we will build a foundation for Bar Success.

New Concept Development Audit | Scope 

  1. Articulate your vision
  2. Provide Micro and Macro level Insight
  3. New Concept Development Audit | Deliverables
  4. Micro Insight Document
  5. Macro Insight Document
  6. Brand Positioning Strategy
  7. Social Media Marketing strategy
  8. Strategic Marketing strategy
  9. Product and Pricing Strategy
  10. Brand Logo, Color Scheme, Collateral strategy
  11. Location, Landscape, Competitor Strategy
  12. Signature touch point specific to concept strategy

New Concept Development Audit | Cost: Contact for Pricing TBD by Size and Scope

Market Research and Feasibility Audit

Dahlstrom & Rideout Market Research and Feasibility Audits will discover and deconstruct entry barriers into your marketplace. Our competitive market analysis and positioning strategy will provide detailed statistics, benchmarks, and metrics for gauging feasibility.

Market Research & Feasibility Scope 

  1. Site Inspection Analysis
  2. Market Research Analysis
  3. Location and Landscape Analysis
  4. Market Analysis
  5. Feasibility Study
  6. Market Research & Feasibility Document
  7. Market Research Document
  8. Direct Vs. Indirect Competitor Document
  9. Entry Barrier Document
  10. Market Opportunity Document
  11. Positioning Strategy Document
  12. Feasibility Document

Market Research & Feasibility Duration – TBD by Size and Scope

Market Research & Feasibility Cost: Contact for Pricing

Bartender and Server Training Program

  • Monitor Operations
  • Audit Current Bartender Training Material
  • Produce Bartender Training Audit Document
  • Produce Bartender Training and Development Material
  • Produce Product and Pricing Material
  • Standardize 25 Shot Recipe based on Product Mix
  • Standardize 25 Drink Recipe based on Product Mix
  • Produce Drink Recipe Document
  • Produce Drink Recipe Testing Material
  • Conduct Drink Recipe Testing
  • Create Opening Bartender Checklist
  • Create Mid Shift Bartender Checklist
  • Create Closing Bartender Checklist
  • Create Nightly, Weekly, Monthly Cleaning Calendar
  • Build Service Well Bottle Placement Diagram
  • Build Speed Rail Bottle Placement Diagram
  • Build Back Bar Bottle Placement Diagram
  • Discuss Bottle Placement
  • Discuss Alcohol Awareness
  • Discuss Bartender Sequence of Service
  • Discuss Up Selling
  • Discuss Cash Handling
  • Discuss Discipline Policy
  • Discuss Customer Contact Points
  • Discuss Customer Line of Sight
  • Discuss Beverage Handling
  • Discuss Zone Bartending
  • Conduct Poor Testing

Price: Contact for Pricing TBD by Size and Scope

On-Site Visit Duration: 3 – 4 days to build / 2 – 3 days training

Virtual Training Program Available: Contact for Pricing

Cocktail and Drink Menu Development

  • Conduct Product, Pricing and Market Analysis
  • Produce Product, Pricing and Market Audit Document
  • Customize Original Craft Cocktail Recipes
  • Create Original Craft Cocktail Recipe Instruction Manual
  • Conduct 120 day Product Report by Item Analysis
  • Produce Product Report Sales Percentage Document
  • Standardize 25 Shot Recipes
  • Standardize 25 Mixed Drink Recipes
  • Provide Custom Drink Recipe Document
  • Provide Custom Drink Recipe Testing Material
  • Provide Custom Cocktail Menu and Collateral
  • Produce Bar Math Document Reflecting Pricing Structure

Virtual Management Price: $3,000 

On-Site Visit Price & Duration: Contact for Pricing

Extended Development and Training

  • On Site Visit
  • Conduct Audit
  • Track and Take Part in Operations
  • Provide One on One Management Training
  • Provide Hands-on Server Training
  • Provide Hands-on Bartender Training
  • Identify and Discuss Real Time Operating Issues
  • Provide Custom Solution to Specific Problems Document
  • Develop Daily, Weekly, Monthly checklist per position
  • Focus on Product, Pricing, Pouring and Cocktail Consistency
  • Develop Bar Math training material based on your pricing structure
  • Conduct Bar Math Class
  • Develop Training the Trainer Management Strategies
  • Provide Key Employee Personal Development Strategies
  • Discuss Dahlstrom & Rideout key bar principles
  • Provide Action Plan for Development
  • Outline 30 / 60 / 90 Critical Path Calendar
  • Assist 30 / 60 / 90 Critical Path Execution

Price: Contact for Pricing

On-Site Visit Duration: TBD by Size and Scope

Virtual Management Development Program Available: Contact for Pricing

Management Development and Training Program

  • On-Site Visit
  • Conduct Operation Audit
  • Develop Custom Training Material
  • Develop Custom Testing Material
  • Develop Product Information document
  • Standardize 25 shot recipe
  • Standardize 25 Drink recipe
  • Build Product Guide
  • Build Pricing Guide
  • Explain Bottle Cost, Category and Pricing Structure
  • Build Bottle Placement Diagram
  • Discuss Up selling
  • Discuss Drink Recipe Consistency
  • Explain Bottle Cost, Category, and Pricing Structure
  • Standardize Sequence of Service
  • Discuss Customer Service Keys

Price: $2,500 per day ++

On-Site Visit Duration: 3 to 4 days to build & 2 to 3 days of training