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Find a Waitstaff near Newark, DE

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3. Top Shelf Mobile Bartending
Top Pro
Exceptional 5.0

(28)

Exceptional 5.0

(28)

Bartending

In high demand
Offers remote services
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Serves Newark, DE
How do you know you picked the absolute best pair of bartenders for your wedding? 1) Your guests never have an empty glass, 2) your grandma and new mother-in-law are both dancing up a storm with all the strapping young fellas in the room, and 3) no one is wasting any precious dancing or photobooth time waiting in line for a drink – drinks are flowing FAST and FURIOUS from superhuman bartenders Shelly and Christi. These ladies made sure our signature drinks were delicious, the bar setup was beautiful and efficient, and every last detail of the planning/execution/clean-up was accounted for. Not to mention, the price for the value of this well-oiled operation was unparalleled. From the moment we reached out to them, we could tell Shelly and Christi knew their stuff. They were swift to reply to emails, available to chat on the phone about any last-minute details or requests, and knowledgeable about everything we could think to ask them. They had previously operated at our venue, so they were able to recommend where they should be placed in the room layout, they already had all the insurance and other documentation lined up and ready to go, and they knew exactly what to recommend for the quantity/type of drinks we needed for our guests. We had a very DIY-style wedding and were mostly relying on friends and family for help to set up the wedding, and Shelly and Christi jumped in to help my friends unwrap and set up the appetizer table without even being asked to. Their willingness to go above and beyond to make our day perfect was so incredibly heartwarming, and you could tell they were having a blast at the same time! We are so grateful that we found them early on in the process as they booked up very quickly, and would recommend them absolutely and without hesitation. Thank you so much!!See more

$360

starting cost

$360

starting cost

How do you know you picked the absolute best pair of bartenders for your wedding? 1) Your guests never have an empty glass, 2) your grandma and new mother-in-law are both dancing up a storm with all the strapping young fellas in the room, and 3) no one is wasting any precious dancing or photobooth time waiting in line for a drink – drinks are flowing FAST and FURIOUS from superhuman bartenders Shelly and Christi. These ladies made sure our signature drinks were delicious, the bar setup was beautiful and efficient, and every last detail of the planning/execution/clean-up was accounted for. Not to mention, the price for the value of this well-oiled operation was unparalleled. From the moment we reached out to them, we could tell Shelly and Christi knew their stuff. They were swift to reply to emails, available to chat on the phone about any last-minute details or requests, and knowledgeable about everything we could think to ask them. They had previously operated at our venue, so they were able to recommend where they should be placed in the room layout, they already had all the insurance and other documentation lined up and ready to go, and they knew exactly what to recommend for the quantity/type of drinks we needed for our guests. We had a very DIY-style wedding and were mostly relying on friends and family for help to set up the wedding, and Shelly and Christi jumped in to help my friends unwrap and set up the appetizer table without even being asked to. Their willingness to go above and beyond to make our day perfect was so incredibly heartwarming, and you could tell they were having a blast at the same time! We are so grateful that we found them early on in the process as they booked up very quickly, and would recommend them absolutely and without hesitation. Thank you so much!!

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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.

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