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Jon Taffer

Here's Why You Should Never Take Shots With The Bartender

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Piscione | Posted 03.30.2016 | Taste

Bar consultant and TV personality Jon Taffer knows a thing or two about nightlife culture. With a service industry background spanning over three deca...

Why 'Bar Rescue' Host Jon Taffer Isn't Into The No-Tipping Trend

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 03.07.2016 | Business

Bar and restaurant expert Jon Taffer isn't a fan of the no-tipping trend that's sweeping the service industry. Taffer, who's made a name for himself ...

Clefication: Conversations with Wyclef Jean, Bravo's Kirk and Laura Knight and Spike's Jon Taffer, Plus a Gecko Turner Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.16.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"As musicians, we are constantly just writing music every day in the studio. Then once in a while we get an itch to put out a body of work. For me the itch came back after I ran for President of Haiti and went through the fire and came back home."

Piratz Tavern Owner's Surprising Disclosure

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 04.10.2013 | DC

SILVER SPRING, Md. -- Piratz Tavern was the standout establishment in season 2 of "Bar Rescue." The Silver Spring pirate themed bar did not enjoy thei...

Piratz Crew Calls 'Bar Rescue' Host An 'Idiot'

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 09.16.2012 | DC

SILVER SPRING, Md. -- Not long ago, "Bar Rescue" host Jon Taffer told The Huffington Post he didn't understand why one of the D.C. area's most quirky ...

Spike TV Host Says Local Pirate Revolt 'Defies Logic'

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.31.2012 | DC

SILVER SPRING, Md. -- "Bar Rescue" host Jon Taffer has an important question about one of the D.C. area's most quirky businesses, an establishment tha...

Pirates Take on Spike's Bar Rescue

Harmon Leon | Posted 09.26.2012 | TV
Harmon Leon

Bar Rescue certainly has its hands full in the season opener. Jon Taffer is sent to fix an establishment called Piratz Tavern. If you haven't guessed, it's a pirate-themed bar run by a group of friends who like to dress as pirates. (Sounds like a formula for disaster, doesn't it?)

LOOK: Pirate Bar Rebels Against Reality TV Show Makeover

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.28.2012 | DC

SILVER SPRING, Md. -- It can be tough running a pirate-themed bar. Just ask the crew over at Piratz Tavern, an establishment that's had trouble making...

Saturday: Watch me on Spike TV's Bar Rescue!

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Entertainment
Harmon Leon

Like most citizens of San Francisco, I enjoy drinking in dive bars. I also enjoy being on TV. When the planets are in the right place, I find the comb...

I Drink Loads on the Set of Spike TV's Bar Rescue

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Entertainment
Harmon Leon

Bar Rescue is like Kitchen Nightmares -- but with bars. Renowned bar and restaurant consultant Jon Taffer and his bar-transforming-posse traverse the country to give failing watering holes one last chance to succeed.