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1. Garnished-Events LLC
Top Pro
Excellent 4.9

(74)

Excellent 4.9

(74)

Event Help and Wait Staff, Bartending

In high demand
Discounts available
  • 121 hires on Thumbtack
  • Serves Washington, DC
Experienced Bartenders, Decorators, Servers and Event Coordinators and Wedding Planners at a great value! COVID-19: All Team members have been trained on our new policies with cleanliness and social distancing. We have added additional digital platforms to help assist with payments. We have expanded our disposable packages and have added to our uniforms. We love this industry! We take great pride in creating great work and ensuring that everyone is enjoying the party. Garnished-Events LLC is a product of the passion we share for the hospitality industry. All of our team members "treat the guest the way they would want to be treated." We are professional, attentive, and fun.See more

$30/hour

estimated cost

$30/hour

estimated cost

Experienced Bartenders, Decorators, Servers and Event Coordinators and Wedding Planners at a great value! COVID-19: All Team members have been trained on our new policies with cleanliness and social distancing. We have added additional digital platforms to help assist with payments. We have expanded our disposable packages and have added to our uniforms. We love this industry! We take great pride in creating great work and ensuring that everyone is enjoying the party. Garnished-Events LLC is a product of the passion we share for the hospitality industry. All of our team members "treat the guest the way they would want to be treated." We are professional, attentive, and fun.
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2. Cocktails by Cryssy
Excellent 4.9

(15)

Excellent 4.9

(15)

Event Help and Wait Staff, Bartending

Responds quickly
Offers remote services
Discounts available
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Serves Washington, DC
At Cocktails by Cryssy we offer fun professional, first class service and plan unforgettable events. With experienced staff and a family style company culture, we aim to create lifetime relationships and memories with our clients. Cocktails by Cryssy started as a one woman bartending service in Maryland and we are proud to say we staff over 100 of the industry's top hospitality professionals and we are now serving Washington DC, Maryland, Georgia and Virginia. We are the only Full Event Service that will arrive one hour early at NO additional charge to you! Give your guests something to talk about as they are professionally waited upon. All of our bartenders/servers are Certified in Techniques of Alchohol Management (TAMS), Training for Intervention Procedures (TIPS), and ServeSafe. Cocktails by Cryssy provides event staff and services for small and large upscale events. We also provide event equipment including tables, chairs, up-lighting, portable and LED bars, photo booths and more! We have it all!See more

$25/hour

starting cost

$25/hour

starting cost

At Cocktails by Cryssy we offer fun professional, first class service and plan unforgettable events. With experienced staff and a family style company culture, we aim to create lifetime relationships and memories with our clients. Cocktails by Cryssy started as a one woman bartending service in Maryland and we are proud to say we staff over 100 of the industry's top hospitality professionals and we are now serving Washington DC, Maryland, Georgia and Virginia. We are the only Full Event Service that will arrive one hour early at NO additional charge to you! Give your guests something to talk about as they are professionally waited upon. All of our bartenders/servers are Certified in Techniques of Alchohol Management (TAMS), Training for Intervention Procedures (TIPS), and ServeSafe. Cocktails by Cryssy provides event staff and services for small and large upscale events. We also provide event equipment including tables, chairs, up-lighting, portable and LED bars, photo booths and more! We have it all!
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9. BAR RO'D Mobile Bartending
Exceptional 5.0

(37)

Exceptional 5.0

(37)

Event Help and Wait Staff, Bartending

  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Serves Washington, DC
BAR RO'D™️ is an industry trendsetter with an unwavering enthusiasm for bringing creativity and innovation to every event. BAR RO'D™️ is an experience of Heart and Hustle. BAR RO'D™️ is a professional mobile bartending service delivering so much more. The beauty and mobility of our fully functional, portable bars means your BAR RO'D™️ crew can tailor services to meet the specific needs of your event. Wherever. You. Want. The BAR RO'D™️ crew is hand-selected, experienced, certified and qualified for any event, small or large, corporate or private. Wedding? Bar or Bat Mitzvah? Intimate cocktail party? Huge fundraiser? Corporate outing? No problem. No worries. We’ve got you. BAR RO'D™️ can also personalize labeling on the bars to enhance your message, corporate vision, even the names of the wedding couple. We thoroughly enjoy opportunities to blend high quality portable bars and equipment with experienced, enthusiastic mixologists to deliver high spirits to your guests. You will absolutely LOVE us.See more

$40/hour

estimated cost

$40/hour

estimated cost

BAR RO'D™️ is an industry trendsetter with an unwavering enthusiasm for bringing creativity and innovation to every event. BAR RO'D™️ is an experience of Heart and Hustle. BAR RO'D™️ is a professional mobile bartending service delivering so much more. The beauty and mobility of our fully functional, portable bars means your BAR RO'D™️ crew can tailor services to meet the specific needs of your event. Wherever. You. Want. The BAR RO'D™️ crew is hand-selected, experienced, certified and qualified for any event, small or large, corporate or private. Wedding? Bar or Bat Mitzvah? Intimate cocktail party? Huge fundraiser? Corporate outing? No problem. No worries. We’ve got you. BAR RO'D™️ can also personalize labeling on the bars to enhance your message, corporate vision, even the names of the wedding couple. We thoroughly enjoy opportunities to blend high quality portable bars and equipment with experienced, enthusiastic mixologists to deliver high spirits to your guests. You will absolutely LOVE us.
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10. BAR51 Mobile Bar Concierge Service
Top Pro
Excellent 4.9

(44)

Excellent 4.9

(44)

Bartending

Great value
Offers remote services
Discounts available
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
  • Serves Washington, DC
****UPDATED*** Elevated Infection Control Standards will be followed: *As the world.prepares to slowly open back up....BAR 51 has put the following Safety Measures in place. *Installation of 4' Sneeze Guard on each Mobile Bar* (50+ guests) * Use of PPE (Gloves & Masks)* * Sanitizing the Bar area every 2-hrs* * Consistently enforcing social distancing as clients are waiting to be served* * Condiments will be placed in a container behind the bar* ** We are only using Disposal Drinkware (Event Specific) **BAR 51 is adhering to all CDC Standard Regulations** Our service offers 6+ years of bartending and hosting experience. We serve the MD/DC/VA/NJ area We will not only provide your guests with an amazing mixed drink, but they will also be provided with a great experience. Our wisdom goes beyond the ability to bartend its great attitude and willingness to go above and beyond that makes us the professionals we are. We will arrive 1-2 hours before the start of the event at N/C to the client to ensure we are ready to serve your guests! We also provide "Table Service" We don't just stand behind the bar! No job is too big or small. We provide great customer service and an awesome drink with a smile! "We Do More Than Pour" *Additional Services Available* *Table Service * DJ Service* * Decor Service *Cocktail Creations* *Mobile Bar & Tent Rental* *Tea/Coffee/Hot Chocolate Service* *Fully insured up $2m General & Liquor Liability. *Maryland Bartending Academy graduate with a certification in Alcohol Awareness. * Food Handling CertificateSee more

$65

starting cost

$65

starting cost

****UPDATED*** Elevated Infection Control Standards will be followed: *As the world.prepares to slowly open back up....BAR 51 has put the following Safety Measures in place. *Installation of 4' Sneeze Guard on each Mobile Bar* (50+ guests) * Use of PPE (Gloves & Masks)* * Sanitizing the Bar area every 2-hrs* * Consistently enforcing social distancing as clients are waiting to be served* * Condiments will be placed in a container behind the bar* ** We are only using Disposal Drinkware (Event Specific) **BAR 51 is adhering to all CDC Standard Regulations** Our service offers 6+ years of bartending and hosting experience. We serve the MD/DC/VA/NJ area We will not only provide your guests with an amazing mixed drink, but they will also be provided with a great experience. Our wisdom goes beyond the ability to bartend its great attitude and willingness to go above and beyond that makes us the professionals we are. We will arrive 1-2 hours before the start of the event at N/C to the client to ensure we are ready to serve your guests! We also provide "Table Service" We don't just stand behind the bar! No job is too big or small. We provide great customer service and an awesome drink with a smile! "We Do More Than Pour" *Additional Services Available* *Table Service * DJ Service* * Decor Service *Cocktail Creations* *Mobile Bar & Tent Rental* *Tea/Coffee/Hot Chocolate Service* *Fully insured up $2m General & Liquor Liability. *Maryland Bartending Academy graduate with a certification in Alcohol Awareness. * Food Handling Certificate

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Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How do I find a good bartender?

Put some time on your calendar to research and compare top-rated bartenders near you online. Start by looking at their ratings and services. For example, some bartending services will provide a waitstaff, glassware, ice, coolers, food and more.

Next, look at their photos of past events and read the customer reviews. Find feedback on the bartenders’ services. Did they offer fair pricing? Did they show up on time to set up? Did they bring all of the appropriate drinks, cups, supplies and decorations? Did they interact politely with the party guests and provide a pleasant overall experience? And did they do the agreed-upon cleanup afterward?

Narrow down your top choices, and start contacting the bartenders. Ask for cost estimates for your event, and tell them how many people will be attending, what type of event it is and what services you require. You should also ask them questions about their experience.

Bartenders may need a license in your state, county or city to work at a private party. Make sure they’re properly certified before you hire anyone.

Do bartenders need to be licensed?

Certain counties, cities and states may require licensing. Check your local government’s regulations before starting your search.

In many cases, you might want to choose a bartender who has a license and/or certification. If you’re considering hiring a bartender for an upcoming event or a special occasional, check their online profiles to find out what credentials they have. If you can’t find the information online, don’t hesitate to ask them directly when requesting to receive free estimates.

How much does it cost to hire a bartender for a private party?

Hiring a bartender for a private party typically costs between $270 and $390 in total. On an hourly basis, expect to pay at least $40 to $60 per hour, as well as a flat fee. How much you’ll pay, however, depends on the time of year or day, the size of the party and other factors. Get in touch with a few bartenders near you and request a free estimate — it’s the only way to get an accurate idea of how much private bartending services will cost you.

Check out “How much does it cost to hire a bartender?” to learn more about the cost factors.

Reviews for Washington waitstaff
Alicia K.
The waitstaff for my father’s funeral repast were courteous and professional. There was only one minor incident with some communication confusion. But, it was cleared up immediately by the company’s management. I will definitely hire this company again for future events.
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