Pretty much every haunt has had to kick out a drunk and belligerent customer. It's a part of the industry that few like to talk about but everyone is familiar with.
This is part of why the haunt industry's relationship with alcohol is so strained. Being drunk in a haunt is just plain dangerous and having to kick out drunk customers is unpleasant and disruptive.
Yet, some haunts have made their peace with booze, opening up bars and alcohol-serving restaurants on their premise in a bid to get more cash from customers and to be able to better control their customer's drinking habits.
So what approach is right and what should you do if you're considering selling alcohol at your haunt? We have some thoughts for you in this very sobering episode.
This week's episode includes:
- Conference RemindersWhy Most Haunts Ban AlcoholThe Alternative Approach: Sell AlcoholThe Problems with That ApproachComparing the House of Shock and The MortuaryHow to Sell Alcohol At Your HauntMost Still Ban, But Trend is Going Other WayWhich Haunts is Alcohol Right For