Hire A Bartender or Not??
For our meet & greet, I just want to put out coolers of beer, wine, and some staple spirits and mixers and let people help themselves. I'd guestimate that 60% of our guests will stick to beer and wine, 30% will drink hard liquor, and the remaining 10% do not drink. We will have 30-40 guests and the meet & greet will be about 3 hours. FI really wants a bartender though. I've received a few quotes and found a bartender that is available and in our budget. The bartender will provide the alcohol, so we would have a larger selection which is nice, but considering most people will stick to beer/wine or simple drinks like rum and coke, I don't know if it's worth the extra money. Thoughts? Save a couple hundred and let people serve themselves, or hire the bartender? I just feel like that few hundred would be better spent on the honeymoon, but FI think it would "look nicer" to have a bartender. It would, but is it $300 nicer? meh
Engaged: June 16, 2011 @ Bellagio fountains
Ceremony: Planet Hollywood
May 26, 2013