BartenderGirl ™ FAQ's about Liquor
License in the state of California
Do you need a Liquor License to cater alcohol?
YES! The State of California, Department of Alcoholic Beverage
Control (ABC) requires a company that caters liquor to own a “Type
47” Liquor License as well as a “Type 58” Caterers’ Permit, which we
Do most caterers own a Liquor License?
NO! Because very few caterers own the appropriate “legal” liquor
license, we can provide bar catering services to other caterers and
In fact, many of our clients are caterers and event planners.
Why should I hire a professional Beverage and Bar Caterer?
The laws governing the catering of liquor have become stricter, for
your protection and ours it makes sense to hire a professional, ABC-
licensed and insured bartending service. If your Caterer does not
have a “Type 58” Caterer’s Permit and General Liability Insurance,
as well as a Liquor Liability Insurance policy, you are putting
yourself at risk – why take the chance?
I need a “licensed bartender.” Can I get these from you?
Actually, there is no such thing as a “licensed bartender.”
Bartenders can be “professionally” certified (which all of ours
are). Companies are licensed, NOT bartenders. We provide
professionally certified bartenders to our clients for each of our
events. Also, our bartenders are covered by Workers’ Compensation
Insurance which protects our client and their guests, in case of
What is General Liability Insurance?
This type of policy covers losses resulting from non-liquor related
activities; for example, damage to personal property. NOTE: General
Liability Insurance does not cover losses related to alcohol.
What is Liquor Liability Insurance?
This type of policy covers losses resulting from liquor-related
activities; for example, if a guest at the event has too much to
drink and causes an accident and/or injury. We feel it is our
responsibility to provide $ 2,000,000 in Liquor Liability Insurance
for our clients and their guests.
At BartenderGirl.com, we carry BOTH types of insurance!
More information about Alcohol laws.
you provide a Certificate of insurance for my event?
Yes, we can.
(Alcohol Liability, General Liability and Worker's Comp with
an minimum of $4Millions maximum of $10 Millions)
many bartenders will I need for my party?
Simple 1 bartender for every
50 Guests and and if you need cocktail or wait staff you
will need 1 for every 2 tables (12 Guests).
drinks should I serve on my event?
Download our drink menu and print it for your event
Or let our professional event
planners help you create a customized drink menu for your
I buy the shaker that you use?
Yes, buy it here. How about the t-shirts? Off
Either or, you can buy it yourself, or
let us bring it for you! (Additional cost will apply!)
Better yet, why not use our Concierge
or Hosted Bar
Yes, we can but proper permits will be required.
This option can only be handle by our event planners and
permit expert personal. For a detail quote call
Do you need a liquor license for your event?
BartenderGirl.com can provide your with the ABC liquor
permit that you need for your event from any of our qualify
vendors and caters.
permits & Insurance.
or Male Bartender Staff Request?
We have both, but remember we reserved the right to make
substitutions and changes on gender request.
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