Personal Sommeliers
Personal Sommeliers

Personal Sommeliers

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Introduction: Visit our website or call for immediate assistance BE THE HOST Spend more time with your Guests and less time in the kitchen, behind the bar or answering the front door by hiring Day-of-Event talent for your Party at a fraction of the cost of catering. Our Professional Waiters, Bartenders, Maître d’s, Chefs and Sommeliers will let you enjoy your Party, not work it! (Watch our video below.) BARTENDER - $425 Spend less time behind the Bar and more time entertaining your Guests by hiring a Professional Bartender for your next Party. All of our Bartenders are BarSmarts® Advanced Certified, hold the Certified Cicerone® qualification or have equivalent Private Event and/or Fine Dining experience. SOMMELIER - $575 Showcase your Private Cellar and delight your Guests with Wine Service by a Professional Sommelier at your next Wine Tasting or Formal Dinner Party. All of our Sommeliers are Certified Sommeliers with the Court of Master Sommeliers®, hold the WSET® Level 3 Award in Wine or have equivalent Fine Dining experience.

Hired 7 times

Serves Washington, DC

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1000 employees

2 years in business

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Customers rated this pro highly for work quality, professionalism, and value.


3 reviews


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Sandie B.
Jun 28, 2022

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Hired on Thumbtack

I worked with a bartender and waitress and they were absolutely phenomenal. The staff themselves are technically independent contractors but the Personal Sommeliers were super responsive in coordinating communication. The bartender was super knowledgeable about wine and liquor and was able to provide good recommendations.

Details: Special event / party • Fewer than 50 guests • 2-4 • Pass hors d'oeuvres / serve food • Setup / cleanup • Operate buffet

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Ravi C.
Nov 15, 2022

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Hired on Thumbtack

Beware of bartender services as they individually contract out. Bartender, Shelby, that I was assigned initially seemed super professional and ready to go the extra mile. After services were agreed upon she failed to respond. Our agreement was that she would pick up the alcohol and do inventory however things were missing. She also agreed to return the items that were unused free of charge however the day of the event she stated that there would be a charge that she is unsure of the amount of to return the items. Lastly when I contacted her to get a receipt for the items that she bought she stopped responding. When I contacted Marq, the manager, he mentioned that she is in contact with me and that she will be contacting me again directly to resolve the issue however we have still not heard from her. This was very unprofessional and I am unhappy as this event was to celebrate me and fiancés engagement. Please be cautious before using their services.

Details: 51 - 75 guests • Special occasion • Formal / elegant • Private residence • Liquor / mixed drinks • Non-alcoholic beverages • Venue will already have a bar • Tip jars allowed • Setup / cleanup • Food service

Personal Sommeliers's reply
Thank you Ravi for your feedback. Although the Event was spoken of as an initial success, I do apologize that the post-event relationship with one of your Professionals has tarnished your overall experience. Please note that all of our Professionals are Independent Contractors. They are paid by us to provide a high-level of service. With service being the the key responsibility, we do expect high-integrity from each of them. However, we are not responsible for any additional financial agreements made between the Host and the Professional. Due to legal requirements varying in each State, we can only provide and regulate the services explicitly listed in our Profile and Service Agreement.
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Alicia M.
Feb 20, 2022

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Hired on Thumbtack

Great service!

Details: Special event / party • Fewer than 50 guests • 2-4 • Pass hors d'oeuvres / serve food • Clear / bus plates • Setup / cleanup

Event Help and Wait Staff
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