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  1. Today's Staffing Crisis Breakdown and Possible Solutions: PourMyBeer

    By Delaney Corson, PourMyBeer

    What accounted for the staffing crisis?

    892,000 workers have chosen to leave the industry amidst the pandemic. At first, it was thought to be due to industry instability, but studies have shown that it goes well beyond that. The Washington Post stated: “The industry has 1.7 million fewer jobs filled than before the pandemic, despite posting almost a million job openings in March, along with hotels, and raising pay 3.6 percent, an average of 58 cents an hour, in the first three months of 2021.” This fact shows that workers are choosing to change industries despite plenty of job openings. Let’s break down the leading causes of workers leaving the industry.

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  2. Family-owned businesses: A built in support system to promote success

    Family-owned businesses are the cornerstone of the U.S. economy. In fact, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, about 90% of U.S. businesses are family-owned. Perlick knows a little bit about being a family business. Since 1917, Perlick has been family-owned and headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In 1917, Robert K. Perlick, a young German immigrant, started the R. Perlick Brass Works. Over the next five generations the Perlick family, along with many dedicated associates, has grown the business into a global manufacturing leader in commercial bar and beverage systems, premium residential refrigeration and brewery fittings.

         

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  3. Large Venue Bar Design and Perlick: Two Experts Weigh In

    Perlick is proud to work on any project, from corner bar to Madison Square Garden! No project is too small for us, but we will admit, there is a certain excitement that comes with a large venue project.

    The planning that goes on behind the scenes of a large venue bar design is a true art form, and it takes many talented and creative people to design the high-end bars and foodservice stations we have come to expect at sports arenas, concert venues, amusement parks, and other high-volume facilities.

       

    BAR DESIGN AND CONSULTING

    Today we are highlighting S2O

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  4. Advice from a Bar & Beverage Specialist: Reducing Bar Costs

    This week’s Perlick blog has several layers. We are excited to welcome Toree Gotsis of Apex Commercial Kitchen Co. as our guest blogger. Toree is a Bar & Beverage Specialist with Apex and has some great advice for our readers on how to reduce the cost of operating a bar. Perlick has worked with Apex for years, and we love collaborating with them on various projects.

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  5. Perlick on Draft: Endless Opportunities, including Kombucha

    The days of bars and restaurants only carrying one beer and basic sodas on tap are long gone. Today, you will find a plethora of craft beers and soda, wine, cold brew coffee, ciders, craft cocktails and anything else you can think of on tap.

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  6. Badger State Pride: Perlick Pulls Up To Liberty Station

    At Perlick, we pride ourselves on the partnerships we have with our customers. We work with large venues across the nation, bar and restaurant chains, and local bars and eateries in the U.S. and worldwide.

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  7. 3 Essential Ice Shapes for High-End Cocktails

    Bar professionals have always known that ice in a cocktail is not just for cooling, nor is its shape only about aesthetics. Ice is part of the life and soul of a drink.

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  8. A Recap of Perlick's United Way Week of Giving

    During the holidays we often think of presents, parties, and lots of food and drink with friends. But it's also an important time to think of those in need, and the people and organizations who spend all year helping the less fortunate. This season, Perlick teamed up with the United Way, one of the world's largest non-profit organizations, to help do our part in giving back to our local community here in the Milwaukee area.

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  9. Perlick Spotlights Boone & Crockett Cocktail Bar

    When it comes to bar and beverage equipment from Perlick, one of the most satisfying parts of our business is to see how our equipment is used. It's a true honor for us to belly up to the bar, look down behind it, and see that iconic black logo in the top corner of a front-venting refrigerator or Tobin Ellis Signature Cocktail Station.

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  10. How to Tell If Your Draft Beer Lines Are Dirty

    Have you ever sat down at a local tavern and ordered one of your favorite beers only to take a sip and notice it tasted stale or sour? This is a bar foul more common than people think, and it is most often caused by dirty beer lines.

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