I'm having a hard time figuring out what to budget for bartender tips based on my particular situation. Here's the low-down:
-100 person wedding, 2 bartenders
-4 to 4.5 hour long reception
-Bartenders work for our catering company, who charges $25 an hour for each. I have no idea how much of that fee goes to bartenders. Wedding is in Austin, TX.
-We're providing wine and bottled beer and will probably do a champagne toast. No cocktails in the name of keeping setup and service quick and easy.
-No tip jars.
-Probably going to rent glass wine glasses. I'm not sure if one of the bartenders is going to be doing any barback work like corralling empties and washing them throughout the night.
Thoughts on what's an appropriate amount for each?