Within the nightlife, bar and restaurant industry, there is no greater authority than Jon Taffer. Best known for his ‘in your face,’ no holds ‘barred’ style of turning failing bars into profitable businesses on Spike TV’s number one hit show “Bar Rescue,” Jon is the world’s top bar and nightlife consultant and internationally recognized, award-winning concept developer.
With over three decades of hands on experience, Jon is a two-time winner of the Bar Operator of theYear award, among a myriad of other honors, and his management methodology, Reaction Management, has become the gold standard of the industry.
In 2010, Jon was appointed President of Nightclub & Bar Media Group and oversaw the Nightclub & Bar Convention Trade Show. He also sits on its board of directors and serves as a consultant and development advisor to major restaurants, nightclubs and hotels worldwide.
Jon is one of only six inductees into the Nightclub Hall of Fame and also holds such distinctions as “Pub Master” in the UK with multiple honors as“Operator of the Year” and “Property of the Year.” He is also credited with creating the NFL SundayTicket package while serving a three-year term on the board of NFL Enterprises.