Not getting what you want either means you don’t want it enough, or you have been dealing too long with the price you have to pay. —Rudyard Kipling
Dear Wedding Enthusiast,
Planning a wedding can be a stressful and time-consuming process. With so many decisions, it can be tempting to wait until the last minute to book bar services. However, waiting too long could mean missing out on great opportunities and experiences for your special day. Here are some reasons why you shouldn’t wait until the last minute to book bar services for your wedding.
Availability of Quality Professionals
When you wait until the last minute to book bar services, you may miss out on quality professionals already booked by other couples. A professional wedding bartending company specializes in skills such as customer service and bar management that will help make your wedding day run smoothly and provide guests with top-notch beverages throughout the night. The earlier you begin searching for experienced professionals, the better chance you have of finding a service provider knowledgeable and passionate about their craft.
Time is of the Essence
You are putting yourself at risk when you wait until the last minute to book bar services. Many venues and cocktail catering companies only book out on specific days or times, so if you wait too long, you might miss out on some key vendors that could make your event memorable. And even if they do have availability, they may not be able to offer customizations due to time constraints.
Consider this — booking your entertainment early allows you to review contracts, check references, and ask questions. The more time you have between booking and your event date allows for proper preparation and communication between all parties involved to ensure everything is perfect on the big day!
Planning Ahead is Key
Planning ahead is essential for success when it comes to organizing a bar experience for your wedding. You should choose an experienced cocktail catering company that understands how much detail goes into each event set-up and will help guide you through all the necessary steps for an excellent presentation. A great cocktail catering company will understand that having enough time in advance helps them plan out every detail of their service from start to finish without any last-minute scrambling or stress on their part or yours!
W.W.Insight: Some bar services may charge a last-minute booking fee or may not accept an event at all if an event is less than 30 days. Last minute bookings can incorporate added stress and rush of preparation for the bar vendor, which may include but not limited to: staffing issues, limited resources, and subpar service.
It takes more than just pouring drinks for a bar service provider to deliver exceptional experiences on the day of your wedding or events leading up to it — it requires professional expertise tailored specifically toward weddings.
Some companies specialize in providing top-of-the-line bar services, such as custom bars (including signature cocktails with creative names) and even mobile bars that can be transported anywhere to serve guests wherever they may be located during the reception. By booking early, you have time to explore all these possibilities!
Booking bar services doesn’t take a tremendous amount of effort, but can save you time (and money!) later down the line if done correctly – don’t risk missing out on quality professionals or innovative ideas by waiting until the last minute! Start researching now so that when it comes time for your wedding reception, all you have left is sipping champagne with family and friends!
Do you still need help deciding on what you need for your wedding's bar service? Look no further! The Queens Chalice is ready to help you secure your bar services with confidence. Schedule here today to speak with one of our Bar Experts to help you make a smooth whiskey decision!
Signed — The W.W