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Find a bartender near Gahanna, OH

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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 Gahanna bartenders
Roger D.
We were very happy with this company for our annual Christmas party at our house. Working with them in advance to make the menu was very efficient and fun then the bartender was professional and made great drinks on the night of.
Chicks N Sips (Ohio)Chicks N Sips (Ohio)
Mindi M.
I’ve been hiring bartenders for several years for my holiday parties. Tasha and her team at chicks n sips put everyone I’ve had in the past to shame! Seriously! I had about 120 guests and offered full service and had multiple people come up and ask where I found them including someone who has bartended and said “these ladies are incredible... they are very friendly and their drinks are excellent. “ I highly recommend chicks n sips for any service. Tasha was extremely responsive and proactive in helping me to plan and came up with a cool special drink for my party! I will not hire anyone else in the future!
Chicks N Sips (Ohio)Chicks N Sips (Ohio)
Tiffany L.
Lisa was AMAZING! A pleasure to work with. Our guests enjoyed having a bartender at our house holiday party, she made it extra special. I even caught her straightening up my kitchen after she cleaned up her bar area. Above and beyond!
Lisa CLisa C
Thumbtack Customer
Had Lauren bartend for a private event for 4 hours. She came on time, was very polite, and did a great job. She kept up on drinks, kept her workstation clean, and did a great job cleaning up. I received many compliments on her from party guests. I would hire again.
Titanium Catering ServicesTitanium Catering Services
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