You might know a friend who has a Class 12 MAST
you everything you need to make sure you have on hand and in what
* When they show up and find cases of liquor, coolers of ice and tables
strewn about the bar area, will they be able to get it organized,
chilled and be up and serving efficiently in 1 hour?
* Can they manage thirsty crowds up to 200, or will the line
at the bar back up while they're chatting with their friends?
* Will they want to work all
all of their other friends get to party?
With Bartending by Mallard, you get dynamic, attractive,
engaging personalities who know the business of successful bartending.
get one try to make your party a success. Make certain that quality
handle your liquor service.
We strive to make every event special. From custom cocktail menus
and signature cocktail drinks, all created in conjunction with your
desires, to efficient, outstanding service that demonstrates a passion
for what we do.
Special Note for All
You Brides to Be:
Many caterers will give you a quote for food service and tell
you "bar service is included". That alone should send up a big red
flag. Someone has to tend the bar, and rest assured, they're not
doing it for free. "Bar service included" means the cater tacked the
bartending labor cost onto the food service estimate and is hiding it
I constantly bristle when I listen to other vendors tell
up charge all of their weddings. Yes, weddings tend to involve more
effort, but gouging brides simply because it's a wedding is poor
business practice. I charge the same rate, regardless if I'm
pouring wine at a birthday party for 10 or making mixed cocktails and
mojito's all evening
at a wedding for 400. Do yourselves a service and don't tolerate add-on
fees or up-charges!
Most vendors will be eager to work within the
budget you provide as opposed to losing your business. To test, tell a
caterer you want to subtract one of my bartending quotes from a
caterer's "Bar service included" estimate and see if they decline your
business. It won't happen.
(A dirty little secret
exposed for those of you who happen to read this. You're welcome.
the large scale venues we
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Hard working and fabulously detail
oriented. Nothing left uncovered...
Bartending by Mallard finishes
11th in the KING5 Best of Western Washington for BEST: Bartender
That's 11th out of over 300 candidates. Not too shabby.
their personality behind the bar at your wedding? Identifying
bartenders who are engaging and charismatic offers an added touch for
wedding, party, corporate event or fundraiser.
Flair bartenders are bartenders who perform tricks. They
can pour drinks
into stacked glasses from one or two feet above the drinks. They may
catch bottles and service tins in creative patterns (think Tom Cruise
movie "Cocktail"). They may even light stacked glasses on fire. Flair
bartenders are highly skilled professionals who take the time to learn
catch glassware, tins, bottles and other items behind their heads,
martini glasses on their foreheads and pouring drinks into the very
are balancing. They can make a huge impact on the ambiance for any
is a craft. A lifestyle. Bartending is a career, a passion,
and a wonderful way to meet people.
From the Wire:
esteemed annual awards program recognizes the top local wedding vendors
the WeddingWire Network who demonstrate excellence in quality, service,
responsiveness and professionalism within the wedding industry. While
industry awards are selected by the organization, Bartending by Mallard
selected based on its stellar reviews from past newlywed clients.
by Mallard is recognized as part of the top five percent of wedding
in the WeddingWire local vendor community, comprised of over 200,000
professionals throughout the United States and Canada. The
recognizes the best local wedding vendors across 20 service categories,
wedding venues to wedding photographers, based on their overall
achievements throughout the past year.
is thrilled to honor the success of the top-rated wedding professionals
the WeddingWire Community,” said Timothy Chi, CEO, WeddingWire.
launch of the Bride’s Choice Awards™ program four years
outstanding wedding professionals have been recognized by the bridal
for their supreme service and dedication to the wedding industry. It is
great pleasure that we congratulate Bartending by Mallard for their
professionalism and commitment to enriching the wedding planning
are happy to announce that Bartending by Mallard is one of the very
bartenders/ caterers within the WeddingWire Network, which includes
wedding planning sites WeddingWire, Project Wedding, Brides.com, Martha
Weddings, and Weddingbee."
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