Bar Rescue follows Jon Taffer, one of the country's top restaurant and bar consultants, will give failing establishments one last chance to succeed. The show will delve into every business facet of running a bar from creating a profitable drink/food menu to crowd management to music selection to managing disgruntled employees. This marks the first food/beverage-themed show for Spike TV, furthering its effort to expand and broaden its audience.
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Hogtied Ham's 01x10
Jon heads to Massachusetts to help a failing garage themed bar that includes poor decoration placement, an owner who treat his employees as friends and can't have a liquor license due to two of the owners having past D.U.I.
Bar Fight 01x09
Jon helps a baseball player turned owner update his dive bar, but not without some opposition.Note: This is the first bar to not have either a stress test or a soft opening. It is also the second bar to revert to its old name during the epilogue, when the owner changed the name of "Canyon Saloon" back to the "Canyon Inn".
Jon helps a once iconic bar that suffers from the owner being neglectful and blaming his inexperienced staff for the problems.
Bad to the Bone 01x07
Jon has his work cut out for him when he confronts an owner whose bad decisions and inability to trust his manager threaten to ruin his bar and finances.
The Blue Frog Sings the Blues 01x06
When a mother's bad habits get in the way of her relationship with her son and running their bar, Jon must convince her to give up her habits before the damage is done.
Swanky Troubles 01x05
When a once successful bar suffers from an owner blindsiding his partner by offering free drinks and harassing women, Jon must get the partner to set him straight before the bar shuts down.Note: This is the first episode where the bar reverted to its old name at the end of the episode.
Beach Bummer 01x04
A pub in California, with a tough and rude manager and owners who won't do anything about it, gets help from Jon.
Shabby Abbey 01x03
When brothers who own a legendary pub feud over how management is running it, Jon must step in and get them on the same page.
Downey's and Out 01x02
Jon goes to Philadelphia to help a one-time chef regain his confidence and backbone in his failing pub.
Fallen Angels 01x01
Jon heads to California to help a bar whose general manager has been so hands off, he's caused so many problems that badly affected the owner's reputation.