For the same reason you put in security cameras and door locks. The best way to stop a crime is to the prevent it, and theft is the single biggest cause of high liquor costs.
How much do staff steal?
Some statistics state bartender theft at $500+ per day – that’s right ~ PER DAY!!
How do they steal?
The list of ways that bartenders steal is long:
· Overpour – intentional or otherwise
· Short Pouring – spreads a pour over two or more drinks and sells the extra for cash
· Counting ounces
· Over pouring liquor and topping up bottles with water
· Adjusting customer check
· Swapping cheaper product for higher priced liquor
· Blatant give away
How do I catch them?
Once the theft is committed you are faced with:
· Liquour inventory counts
· Camera angles
· POS spot checks
· POS reports
OR You can stop the theft before it happens!
The AndroBar POS interfaced liquor control system…
· Will only dispense what has been entering into POS
· Will only pour the correct amount of alcohol – no more, no less
· Will only pour the product that has been ordered
· Will track what employee is working what station and exactly what they poured
$ No More Overpour
$ No More Partial Pours
$ No More Freebies
$ No More Bottle Swapping
$ Track Key Data Points
Dollars spent buying liquor for a certain period, divided by the amount of money you SHOULD have received by selling that liquor....equals the theoretic liquor cost expressed as a percentage.
Dollars spent buying liquor for a certain period, divided by the amount of money you ACTUALLY received by selling that liquor....equals the actual liquor cost expressed as a percentage.
The difference between your theoretical and actual liquor costs is the amount of money you are not making in your liquor sales:
Planned Liquor Sales = $800,000
Actual Liquor Sales = $532,552
The Additional Sales you COULD have made = $267,448
This is as a result of all the factors that AndroBar can control such as...
In test after test, pouring thousands of ounces of liquor our research has shown the following:
Theoretical Yield per bottle is the size of the bottle in oz. (750ml = 25.3 oz, 1 litre = 33.8) divided by the size of your standard sized drink pour. To add to the calculation - times the number of drinks by the retail price to get your Dollar Yield per bottle.