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How Much Does It Cost To Hire A Bartender?

Hosting an event such as a milestone birthday party or a wedding is normally a massive undertaking. When planning an event there are quite a few things that the host and planner need to consider. Most people think about finding the perfect venue, down to the perfect getaway car after an amazing wedding…however it is virtually impossible to imagine hosting a memorable event without champagne and signature cocktails. Most of the times the host and the guests want to be able to fully enjoy each moment of festivities, so hiring waitstaff and bartenders is a popular go to.

When hiring a private bartender there are a few things to keep in mind.

1. Ask if the bartender is certified. The requirements vary from state to state, but a certificate is a proof that a bartender knows how to deal with guests under the influence of alcohol to avoid liability.

2. Check with the owners of the venue where you're looking to hold your event to find out what alcoholic beverages are allowed to be served (only wine/beer or liquor as well). Otherwise, you could be held liable.