Posted November 28, 2023

Bar Rescue host The ARA Show 2024 keynote speaker

Jon Taffer is the entertainer, the entrepreneur, the strategic advisor, and the thought leader that transforms industries and you can hear him speak at The ARA Show 2024, Monday, February 19 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

Utilizing his four decades of unprecedented hospitality, entertainment and nightlife industry experience, Taffer guides companies through remodeling, reprogramming and restarting their business models to embrace the future.

For nearly four decades, Mr. Taffer has been at the forefront of the business management industry offering his expertise to thousands of properties and Fortune 500 companies.

He has consulted well-known brands, such as the NFL Network, Ritz-Carlton Hotels, Buffalo Wild Wings, and Anheuser-Busch, to name a few.

Taffer also rebuilds the lives of failing bar owners in his hit series Bar Rescue on Paramount Network.

Taffer launched his own innovative, full-service restaurant franchise concept, Taffer’s Tavern, with locations in Alpharetta, Georgia, Washington, D.C., and Watertown, Massachusetts that features outstanding signature cocktails, elevated tavern foods, and the latest advances in restaurant technologies.

His latest endeavor is Taffer’s Browned Butter Bourbon, a rich, bold bourbon whiskey with notes of vanilla and toffee inspired by his years of cocktail and culinary creations.

Taffer is also a best-selling author, having written three books: Raise the Bar, Don’t Bulls*t Yourself, and his newest book, The Power of Conflict: Speak Your Mind and Get the Results You Want.

As an entrepreneur and business expert, Taffer has been featured in leading publications such as Forbes Magazine, Entrepreneur, Rolling Stone and The New York Times, among other prominent media outlets.

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