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Find a Waitstaff near Bowie, MD

Find a Waitstaff near Bowie, MD

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10. Chasing Cocktails Professional Bartending Service
Exceptional 5.0

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Exceptional 5.0

(14)

Event Help and Wait Staff

  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Serves Bowie, MD
First and foremost, excellent customer service skills!! The owner was very creative in designing a drink list to go with the theme of my event. Though very well planned out in the beginning, we were always kept informed of how much liquor we had and if we were running low. Came prepared with everything, even those specialty drink mixes you don’t think about. Most importantly, our guests were extremely happy with their drinks and the bartending services. One thing that especially stood out was how professional our bartender handled slowly cutting off guest that had one too many drinks. They had no idea and still had a fabulous time!! To top it off, I received a customized specialty house bar drink menu which was designed around my favorite sports team and a few close friends!! Setup and cleaned up with very reasonable prices!! Most definitely a gem and will hire again.See more
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First and foremost, excellent customer service skills!! The owner was very creative in designing a drink list to go with the theme of my event. Though very well planned out in the beginning, we were always kept informed of how much liquor we had and if we were running low. Came prepared with everything, even those specialty drink mixes you don’t think about. Most importantly, our guests were extremely happy with their drinks and the bartending services. One thing that especially stood out was how professional our bartender handled slowly cutting off guest that had one too many drinks. They had no idea and still had a fabulous time!! To top it off, I received a customized specialty house bar drink menu which was designed around my favorite sports team and a few close friends!! Setup and cleaned up with very reasonable prices!! Most definitely a gem and will hire again.

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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

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 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.

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