How much should I tip the bartenders? Do I have to allow a tip jar? Most bartenders are happy to set out a tip jar and electronic payment QR code to collect tips. During the evening, they're building relationships with your guests and adding to the fun, so guests often want to show their gratitude! Tip jars aren't appropriate for every event. If you'd rather skip the tip jars, it is customary to offer 30% gratuity up front. This will go directly to the bartenders, checking on
Should your guests have assigned tables? Maybe... let me explain! YES if...
- You're serving a plated dinner
- RSVP's have you at the venue's capacity
- Some guests won't know many others, and you want to make sure they sit with people they know NOT NECESSARILY if...
- Dinner will be served buffet style
- You'll have more than enough seating for everyone
- It's a smaller group where everyone knows each other Either way, your immediate family and wedding party absolutely needs
You'll definitely need limes for several mixed drinks and some beers! Anything mixed with club soda, sour mix, coke, or cranberry can use a lime to brighten the flavor. Lemons are used sparingly. They can be added to a drink when lemon juice is used, but are typically used for decoration more than flavor. Herbs add fragrance to your drink. Mint can be muddled in or used on top to add a light freshness. Rosemary compliments drinks with fruit or floral flavors. Cinnamon sticks
The Whiskey Hibiscus Lemonade is floral and sweet. The hibiscus compliments the tartness of the lemon and adds a floral note that is uniquely refreshing. For a whiskey drink, this cocktail is light and the natural pink hibiscus color is beautiful. 1.5 oz Jack Daniels Whiskey 1 oz Hibiscus Syrup Lemonade Top with lemon wheel or Wild Hibiscus Flowers Photo: David Loi Weddings Venue: Lakeview Event & Conference Center #signaturedrink #hibiscuslemonade #whiskeycocktail #whiskeysi
The Tito's and Cucumber is the ultimate refresher. Cucumber is a unique flavor in a cocktail, but is balanced by the bite in lime and refreshing mint. Add some club soda for bubbles and opt in to Tajin on the rim for a kick. Every element of this cocktail is light and perfect for a beautiful day. 1.5 oz Tito's Vodka .75 oz cucumber syrup Squeeze lime Club Soda Shake the vodka, cucumber syrup, and lime together and pour over ice. Top with club soda. On a warm day, muddle the m