Category Archives: Wedding Planning Tips

Bar Service Basics: Other Bar Topics to Consider

Daytime weddings, Sunday weddings, Weekday weddings – Generally, people will probably drink a little less at these weddings, so round down your numbers. Get one case less than the calculations say to.   Self-Serve Bars – If your bar is self-serve, be prepared for people to pour large servings. Ditto if your bartender isn’t a pro. Wine…

Bar Service Basics: Alcohol Calculator

WEDDING ALCOHOL CALCULATOR | As well as, some variations to consider. General rule of thumb: 4 glasses per bottle of wine; 18 shots per bottle of liquor; 165 glasses per keg For example, 100 guests 6 hours 600 servings – that is one serving per guest per hour. Modified Full Bar – 10 bottles of liquor, 120 bottles of…

Bar Service Basics: How to Stock Your Bar

STOCKING YOUR BAR – here’s where to start: Booze: Whiskey, gin, and vodkaOptional Booze: Rum and tequilaMixers: Juice (usually orange or cranberry), soda (at least a cola), tonic water, and club sodaGarnishes: Lemons and limes – possibly other fruit depending on the signature drinks?! Beer: Select at least two types of beer (one dark or strong, one light) to provide options….

Bar Service Basics: Types of Bars

It’s time for another series, remember our Seating Series from last fall (here, here and here)? Well here goes our Bar Service Basics – – There are three basic types of wedding bars: beer and wine only, full bar, and the something-in-between let’s say a “modified full bar”. If you are set on doing a…

Seating Series: Putting Your Seating Chart Together

Okay, so you have your final guest count, you know how many tables you have, and how they will be set up —how do you arrange all these people without losing your minds? I like to suggest a super easy paper alternative that can be done with things you likely have sitting in your house. photo credit –…


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