New Chicago Bar Shop retail store online!

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We are thrilled to announce that Chicago Bar Shop’s retail store is getting it’s own brand new place on the web. By separating the bar gifts and accessories from the main (Chicago Bar Shop) website, you’ll soon be able to browse our extensive bar accessory selection with ease with improved navigation and site speed upgrades. The highly anticipated launch will … Read More

PRESS RELEASE: The Chicago Bar Shop to be showcased at the NRA Show in Chicago this May

Candace ZyndaArticles, Events, Press Release

Chicago, IL – The Chicago Bar Shop, a full-service restaurant design and custom bar building company, this week announced they will be hosting a large booth at this year’s National Restaurant Association (NRA Show) in Chicago at the end of May. The show takes place May 20-23rd at Chicago’s McCormick Place convention center. As one of the biggest restaurant shows … Read More

Partner Spotlight: Green Grease

Candace ZyndaArticles, Behind the scenes, Partner Spotlight

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Chicago Bar Shop’s strategic partnerships and preferred vendors cover nearly every aspect of bar design and restaurant operations, including the removal, disposal, and recycling of used cooking oils. The popular question arises often with new restaurateurs and bar owners, “What do I do with my restaurant fryer’s used cooking oil?” The answer from us isn’t the typical “get an oil … Read More

Hospitality technology solutions for restaurants and bars

Candace ZyndaArticles, Bar & Restaurant Builders, Bar Talk, Behind the scenes, Hospitality Technology

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Technology is becoming an integral part of how restaurants and bars run daily business. The future of hospitality is connected and Internet of Things (IoT) Technology solutions are transforming restaurants and bars. This connection allows businesses to effectively communicate with their customers like never before, to and from internal departments, enable automatic orders with vendors, and even access essential vitals … Read More

Chicago Bar Shop booth at National Restaurant Association Show 2017

Candace ZyndaArticles, Events, Press Release

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Join Chicago Bar Shop at the National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show 2017. This year’s show will take place May 20th-23rd, at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago. This annual giant of a hospitality convention is the largest of it’s kind attracting more than 2,000 food, beverage, and hospitality vendors. The show is open to anyone involved in the food-service or hospitality … Read More

Behind the scenes: Building the NEW Lady Gregory Old Town bar

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Commercial bar restaurant builders

Take a look behind the scenes with Chicago Bar Shop bar builders, and check out what we’re working on right now. Currently in the shop is a large project for the new Lady Gregory’s bar which will be located on Wells St. in Chicago’s trendy Old Town neighborhood. The bar is scheduled to open late spring 2017, and this bar is … Read More

Perfect Gifts for Valentine’s Day

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If you’re looking to send someone special flowers this Valentine’s Day but don’t want to break the bank, you’re not alone. Just like most people, we started looking for this year’s gifts after realizing somehow it was already February. After doing some research (you’re welcome, America) we made some discoveries about those cliche gifts you might be considering buying for … Read More