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29 Times "Bar Rescue" Totally Ruined Bars For You

When "SHUT IT DOWN" isn't a good thing.

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Meet Jon Taffer of Bar Rescue. He doesn't embrace excuses.

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He embraces SOLUTIONS.

So when Jon Taffer says these magical words:

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You know he's gonna show you things that will make you swear off bar hopping immediately. Things like...

1. When Jon Taffer showed everyone a not-so-cool bar trick:

Light it up, Jon. Light it up!
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Light it up, Jon. Light it up!

Ah, just a cockroach drowned in a bottle of liquor.

No biggie.
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No biggie.

But they weren't only in the bottles:

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2. When a bar was cool with having a raccoon as a mascot:

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Even when it used the bar as a restroom:

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3. When Chef Brian Duffy found this goop all over a kitchen:

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WHAT IS THAT?

Oh.
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Oh.

4. When a bar had fungus in its walk-in refrigerator:

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5. When you realized what was in the bar that boasted a "natural spring."

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SRSLY?!

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Ummm...

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Riiiiiiight.

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6. When a bar kept its beer bottles in this layer of slime:

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7. When a bar used this thing to melt the cheese on burgers:

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8. When a bar became a resort for fruit flies.

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9. When a bar used a trash can as a holder for cooking utensils:

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10. When a cook was cross contaminating everything in the kitchen:

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Which made Jon Taffer throw nachos across the kitchen in anger:

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11. When a cook used THIS to store dirty dishes.

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And Jon Taffer asked the question we were all thinking:

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12. When a bar used a piña colada mix that looked like sludge:

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And didn't put lids on bottles that were baking in the outdoor bar:

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13. When you realized those weren't chocolate chips:

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14. When a bartender poured half a jar of olive juice into a martini:

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15. When a bar refused to tell its customers what was in their "Ogasm" shots:

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16. When a bar owner used a cutting board to count cash:

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17. When a bar hosted some young and unusual patrons:

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18. When a bar left their burners in this state:

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19. When a bar found a graveyard behind its freezer:

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It's GOTTA be insulation. Wait. Nope.

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20. When a bar had furniture that was a bit too "weathered":

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21. And Jon Taffer pulled out the black light:

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To reveal this:

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22. When a cook forgot to check a trap he had set:

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23. When some bartenders straightened their hair in the kitchen:

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24. When you couldn't figure out if that was a hairball or a greaseball:

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25. When a bar had a moldy coaster in its cooler:

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26. When you saw this thing:

No one has figured out what that is.
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No one has figured out what that is.

27. When a bar served Maria Menounos bugs with her drink:

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And she reacted like this:

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28. When a bar didn't realize nacho cheese doesn't age well.

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"This expired over a year ago!"

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29. When a bar cooked a frozen pizza on the cardboard it was packaged in:

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In the words of Jon Taffer:

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SHAME ON YOU!!!

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