At Bartend Chicago, we consider ourselves a full service beverage caterers.  Our focus is the bar, and all related services for events.  Our private event bartenders and other event staff are professional, personable, and experienced.
certified bartenders
Certified Bartenders

Prompt, Friendly, and Professional.  The most important qualities of any bartender.


Our mixologists come from some of the best bars in the Chicagoland area.

Support Staff
Support Staff

Supervisors, Bar-backs, servers, front-of-house staff, day of coordinators and more!

Alcohol Consultation
Alcohol Consultation

Whether you need help with quantities, or would rather have us take care of the alcohol, we have solutions.

Garnish and Mixer Packages
Garnish & Mixer Packages

We can handle all of the accouterments, to take one more item off your plate.

Ice Service
Ice Service

This includes ice, coolers, chill bins, and service bowls.


Plastic of glass? We have it all!

Portal Bars
Portal Bars

While we can set up a table or use your kitchen island, we also have a variety of portable bars to choose from.

private parties

Private Parties

Sometimes it is a special occasion, such as a birthday, a holiday, or a retirement. Other times, it's simply a Saturday. Regardless of the reason for the party, Bartend Chicago has the best bartenders for hire!
  • Anniversary
  • Graduation
  • Block Party
  • House Warming Party
  • Memorial
  • Moving Party
  • Sports Viewing
  • Surprise Party
  • Election Party
  • Bachelor / Bachelorette Party

Corporate Parties

When it comes to corporate events, we are dialed in.  We understand you need professional, licensed bartenders to take the bar off your hands.  We really like working with our corporate clients, because we are able to demonstrate our ability to streamline the entire event process from fruition to execution.

Employee Appreciation

As many of our clients concur, building morale and encouraging a social work environment creates happier employees.  One thing that can make this goal easy to accomplish, event bartenders. These events come in all shapes and sizes:

- Recurring Office Happy Hours
- Mobile Bar Carts
- Holiday Parties
- Open Bar Meetings

Team Building

Our corporate clients love our Craft Cocktail Courses, because they are great for team building and creativity exercises. Our courses range in difficulty and can be modified to be educational or competitive.

Client Hosting

Next time you host an open house for your Clients, make sure to hire a private bartender from Bartend Chicago.  We make your bar look good, whether it is simpler beer and wine service, or a specialty bar.


We recruit the best bar industry staff, to provide a gold standard in beverage catering and event staffing services. Excellent recruiting capabilities, coupled with our Bartend Certified Process allows us to FIND THE SAME QUALITY STAFF IN ANY MARKET.

Let's chat about your event