From Liverpool to Honolulu

Side Bar is a local beverage consulting company that specializes in bringing ideas to life. Services include start-up, concept, design, branding, operational guidelines, inventory, and costing. The group can assist existing businesses by providing menu development, staff training, repositioning and profitability. Side Bar’s goal is to increase guest frequency, satisfaction and maximizing profits through a strong concept development and consistent support.

Founder Christian Self, originally from Liverpool and now residing in Hawaii—has 22 yrs of hospitality experience having worked every position in the bar/restaurant industry with first-hand knowledge of all different types of operations from bars, nightclubs, restaurants to multi-national chains and international hotels.

Find him behind the bar at Bevy Bar in Kaka’ako, mixing drinks and talking story. Feel free to ask him questions—especially if they are beverage or Liverpool F.C. related.