Bar Design - Ergonomics for Maximum Bar Profitability
How does ergonomic bar design create maximum bar profitability? Ergonomic design in bar plans increases bartender efficiency and maximum bar profits.
1:01 What are the best dimensions for bar design?
2:09 Summary of ergonomic standards for bar design
2:12 Sketch of universal bar design standards
3:00 Sketch depicting height of ideal bar between 42" - 45"
3:10 Sketch depicting height of ideal back bar between 42" - 45"
3:15 Sketch depicting the ideal depth of bar tops should be
between 24" - 30"
3:25 Sketch depicting the inside edge of the bar top to overhang
the inside face of the bar die by 11"
3:33 Sketch depicting the ideal bartender aisle to be 31" - 37"
3:38 Sketch depicting the height of the highest reachable back bar
shelf to be between 69" - 72"
3:48 Sketch depicting back bar stocking shelves higher than 72" to
be used for excess liquor storage; these are not functional for
bartending - only for stocking
4:00 Sketch depicting vertical distance between back bar shelving
to be 18" from shelf-to-shelf
4:05 Sketch showing the 2-tiered back bar liquor display should be
between 9" - 10" in depth and each step should be 4" - 5" in
4:12 Sketch depicting allowing 18" - 24" space for patrons sitting
at the bar
4:19 Sketch depicting 30" aisle space directly behind patrons
sitting at the bar
4:22 Sketch depicting drink rails should be between 10" - 12" in
depth and 42" - 45" in height (the same height as the bar top)
4:34 Sketch depicting patrons at drink rails should be given 18" of
space if standing and 24" of space if sitting
4:46 Sketch depicting a clearance of 76" - 90" between the edge of
the bar top and the wall across from it
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About this video:
In this video, Rick Uzubell from Cabaret Design Group discusses how to build a better bar by analyzing the best bar clearances for commercial bar design. For those who follow the ergonomic efficiency criteria in this article, any DIY enthusiast will be able to maximize bartender efficiency and profits. The principles discussed in this post are applicable to pubs, restaurants, hotels and mancaves.