What I wanted toHow can a club run on 3-4 days & survive?What it takes to be a good ManagerIs owning or running a club where its at?
Dusk Night ClubLocation : Caesars -Atlantic CityOpened : July 4, 2009Days open- Tuesday,Friday, Saturday or Hours 10-3:30AM.
• Manager : Craig Slotkin• Age 26• Manager since opening of club.• 1 of 4 managers• First manager job, worked at Borgota for 3 years before getting a management job.• Start off with Entry level pay 39k• Advice “Learn it from the ground up. Waitress or bartend, then manage. Important to lead people from personal experiences. It will get you much further.”
• Cover Charge for LADIES- Tuesday & Friday $ 10 Saturday $ 20• Cover Charge for MEN - Tuesday & Friday $ 20 Saturday $ 25• Cover charge for weekend can range from 10k - 25k• 2 Main Bars, No shot girls, No dancers• Well known DJ’s. ( 10k- 75k a month )• Dj AM was partial owner and main DJ until death in August of 2009.• Special Guest 3-13k for frequent guest, 75-100k for non frequent special guests!
Something DUSK offers!• Buy one get one bottles tuesday & fridays.• Bottle package, 1 vodka, 1 patron, 1 Champagne, 2 mixers, 3 red bull $750• Casino card for premium and Elite guest are permitted in plus 1.• Can use casino comps in bar, each comp dollar worth $2 each.• Room Specials ( Tuesdays)Jan-March $ 85 for room & $ 30 back for beverage comps.
360 Parx!• Located in Bensalem, PA in Parx Casino• Opened : January 2010• Open Thursday, Friday & saturdays 7-2AM
Parx 360!• Manager : Shannon Morgan• Age 34• Manager @ 360 for 6 months• Worked 5+ years in casinos & 10+ in Restaurant• Started with 35k in 2007 & in 2010 with 50k, moved to parx with an 8% raise.• Never managed a Club before but took this as a challenge & double venue .• ADVICE : “ Continue with education, understand you will make less and put more hours in to get ahead in your career. Ask questions and observe and move into an entry level position in your feild to get experience.”
• Thursdays : Latin Night, free cover & dance instructor & zumba. • Make 6-8,000 in cover charges in 2 days. • Friday & • Big saturday events -7pm cover have beer charge ports $5-15. bringing Premium in an & Elite free adittional +1 3-5k • 1 main bar, 4 bartenders ,shot girl & waitress • Special Guests 3k-28k • Group Specials for• Local “famous” DJ’s ($600-1,800) VIP, varies with bottle!
Known for : Popular bands Sensational soul cruisers Amish Outlaws Split Decision Maria Laina $ 1,000-6,000$650-850 a night 2 bands each night. 11-12,000 a year
something 360 offers :• Giveaways ( with PARX membership)• Maria Lana!• Parkette compitions• Sunday concert, once a month- Journey, Hardship, Felix Cavaleirs & rascals.
CLUB ROXXY!• Located on Delaware Ave in Philadelphia Pa.• Opened 2006 in January.
• Owner- John S. • Opened in 2006 with 2 partners. • No proﬁt for 2 years. • Long hours. • Opening your own business is:Markdoing something you love everyday isAdvice “ Main bartender hard,but Bruisethe beauty of it all. I look around and see crowds and fun & I realize i’m right at home. If you cant be at home all the time, ﬁnd somewhere you love being just as much”
Roxxy!• Opened the ROXXY in 2006• DJ’s ( $1,000-3,000 )• 2 main bars & side bar• Friday Nights 18 to enter 21 to drink• Saturday 21+• 10-20$ cover charge, depending on crowd & time of night. ( 5,000-7,000.• Seperate area for teens, Vip bar for 21+ but in roped off area.
Opened outside BAMBOO bar in 2008Added stage outside, pool, 4 addition bars,another Dj (1k-5k), Shot girls, and dancersfor entertainment (1k-5k)Only 21+ CLUB.9-11 $ 20. 9-12 $ 30- OPEN BAR :)Bikini Competions - cash prize ($1,000)
Flirt Lounge• Opened “VIP” Flirt Lounge in April 11’• Open from 9-2am.• Special Room with sofas• “Slip away from the crowd to talk”
KNOWn FOR :• Reality show guests.• FISH BOWLS• Open bar specials 9-11 $20 9-12 $30• Half naked girls $12,000 $10 ﬁshbowl