Barbecue (also barbeque or BBQ) has its roots in rural America, but continues to grow as a casual dining concept in restaurants, bars and taverns in both the cities and suburbs. While previous PN Hospitality articles have reviewed essential subjects like liquor liability and assault & battery coverage, we’re guessing no discussion will generate as much “heat” as this one about barbecue. True aficionados are passionate about their meats, their sauces, and their distinct styles, and they have strong opinions about the merits of one over the other.
The holidays can be a fun, yet stressful time. People tend to eat and drink more than they should, and might engage in forced frivolity that pushes the boundaries of common sense. Just about everyone can remember a friend, neighbor, or co-worker doing something they regretted at a party this time of year.
As an owner of a restaurant, bar or tavern, you never know what kind of person could walk through your door. That’s why every good operator trains his or her employees to handle and defuse difficult situations. They also protect themselves with Assault & Battery (A&B) coverage on both their General Liability and their Liquor Liability policies, preferably with coverage up to the policy limits and excess coverage, if available.
No restaurant, bar or tavern wants to pay a dollar more in insurance premiums than they have to. Smart brokers know the programs and strategies that deliver savings. Here are a few of their secrets:
Patriot National Hospitality recently sent out an email campaign to our agents in the Southeast Region. We were trying to cut through the normal Internet clutter with this marketing communication, so our email campaign used a musical theme. While preparing it, we were surprised to realize the number of songs that have been written about Georgia.