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I have been in the high volume bar business for over 9 years. In that time I have spent countless hours conducting endless inventories. AccuBar is by far the greatest tool I have come across in my career. I manage a sport’s bar, restaurant bar, and countless banquet bars for a golf resort and conference center. As the Beverage Director, I’m responsible for over 1,000 bottles of liquor and wine, a couple hundred cases of beer, and many tobacco products every day. Before AccuBar, it was very time consuming and almost impossible to maintain accurate inventory. Now, it takes a fraction of the amount of time it used to take to conduct inventory. All I do is scan the bar codes and AccuBar does everything else. It keeps track of pars, breakage, transfers, ordering, and even calculates our pour cost. It even generates our balance on a spreadsheet. I can’t say enough about the power of AccuBar. It has revolutionized the process of taking and maintaining inventory. AccuBar is a must for all bars.
Working with AccuBar is like having an accountant 24 hr-7 days a week on call. It gives full trust in a very expensive wine inventory and is on call as we wish.
I’ve been searching for a system to assist our beverage department to reduce the amount of time it requires to take weekly inventory. The search stopped when I found AccuBar. When you have multiple units with multiple locations, you can imagine the amount of time spent manually counting inventory. The AccuBar system has dramatically reduced the time it takes to count inventory at every location. Not only is the system easy to use and extremely affordable, the AccuBar technical team created an interface to our inventory system which eliminates the manual entry of inventory and the mistakes that go with it. So there is time savings on the front and the back which translates to a very quick ROI. I cannot find one fault in the AccuBar system and highly recommend it to anyone looking to save time and money.
Recently, New England Culinary Institute upgraded its AccuBar installations at the Main Street Grill in Montpelier, VT and the Butler?s and Tavern establishments at the Inn at Essex in Essex, VT. Being involved with the IT side of the Food and Beverage Industry for several years, I?ve worked with numerous restaurant software applications and the teams that support them. It?s not uncommon to lose the attention of a vendor after the sale is complete. This is certainly not the case with the folks at AccuBar. During the upgrade process the entire team at AccuBar was a pleasure to deal with. The Sales Department understood New England Culinary Institute?s needs and moved us into the proper product. The technical team provided top level support and training with a personal touch. The restaurant managers look forward to working with AccuBar to learn more about the latest features and how they can put them to use. I?m confident that AccuBar will be there to answer our questions and provide the necessary support if needed.
I would like you to know that I am very grateful for the acquisition of the AccuBar Handhelds and their uses at the Caribe Hilton. The acquisition of these handhelds for inventory purposes has been one of the best purchases we have made in many years. The AccuBar inventory system has been a considerable asset to the hotel and has helped us significantly reduce the costs of beverage. In addition, it has made the month end closing a much simpler and faster process. In fact, as recently as last month, an internal audit was made in the Hotel and the Inventory section of the audit obtained an A+ score, making the Caribe Hilton inventory section one of the bests in the region. In today’s fast paced, deadline oriented work environments, this handhelds are a convenient and very easy to use tool that makes the whole inventory process a simple and quick experience.
I’ve been a fan of AccuBar for years, and I love what it does for Margaritaville. For our restaurants, the advantage of having a product like AccuBar is that it truly takes the guesswork out of our inventory process. If we have a bar manager take inventory one week and an AGM the next week, we get the same results. Another thing I like about AccuBar is that every one of our restaurants uses it in a different fashion. Some use the full system, others just take beverage inventory, and one restaurants counts every single inventory item with AccuBar, including food and other items. As for the time we’ve saved on taking inventory, if it’s not cut in half, it’s more than half. One location shaves six hours off of inventory every week. Now that AccuBar interfaces with our back-of-house systems, it takes two minutes to input and get a nice clean report. The interface team was excellent and really enabled us to hit our goals. The handheld is incredibly easy to use, and updates are always available and easy to install. We’ve had one handheld running consistently since we bought it almost a year ago and it has held up great under heavy use. Your support team has been incredible. They have been able to quickly answer any question or concern that we might have. Overall, I’m very impressed with how your company has been able to offer such a solid combination of functionality, ease of use and support.
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