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Jennifer was a super star behind the bar. She kept everything running smoothly, everything was clean and tidy. Drinks were always being rotated through the ice so no one missed out on anything. Would definitely hire again and definitely recommend!

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Absolutley incredible bloke! Catch up for a drink soon.

Bar Staff Member


Stanley was amazing hosting my baby shower. From suggesting thematic cocktails to sending a detailed list of ingredients, he made the afternoon stress free for us. We had alot of very thirsty friends and they were well looked after by Stanley and his assistant. They also took charge of the cheese platters and finger food so we didn’t have to worry about anything. They left the kitchen super clean as well. Would definitely use him again and recommend his professional services. Thanks Stanley and Eugene!!!

Cocktail bartender


J was the perfect choice ! She was friendly , hard working, and never stopped moving ! Also helped us find a fabulous door man at the eleventh hour as our original had covid, He was also the perfect choice . Highly recommend both. Wonderful attitudes and genuine honest people !

Bartender & Door Person for private 18th party Dec 10 Rose Bay


Fantastic as always! Thank-you for going above and beyond x



Angela did an amazing job!

X1 Bar Staff for Graduate Exhibition


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Through Airtasker, you don’t need to hop around the different bars in your area to find your preferred bartender. You can do this through our platform by reading through the profiles of different Taskers to see who can make your favourite drink!

Spirits, beer, and wine are essential for specific celebrations. It takes the ambience and mood of any place to another level. But sometimes, you might want to decide what you are serving to your party or restaurant guests. A bartending service made especially for your needs gives a unique touch to help create unforgettable memories.

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Top Bartending related questions

Yes, bartenders can service non-alcoholic beverages. These are known as “mocktails”. They are flavoured like popular alcoholic beverages minus the alcohol. You can go through the menu with your Tasker. You can set a drinks menu for the evening or simply brief them on popular drinks customers look for at the bar. 

For restaurants, leftover liquor is properly stored by employees and bartenders. There is no need to worry about what happens to it. For events, most liquor is shouldered by you. So, it is your decision on what will happen to leftovers. You can choose to store the liquor back at home or give them away to guests. Just be sure to give them away responsibly!

It is always great to look for experience and skill in a bartender you hire. They need to be able to prepare many alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages asked by customers. Bartenders should have good communication skills and can assess a customer’s needs and preferences to make recommendations. 

Be sure to hire a bartender with a Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) certificate. This shows that a bartender went through Technical and Further Education (TSA) in hospitality schools, private training institutes or online courses. It is also a plus if they completed certificates in hospitality. It is crucial to make sure bartenders for hire have this to avoid any complications upon hiring them. 

What do bartending services include?

From martinis to cosmopolitans, you can rely on bartenders to shake things up. Alcoholic drinks are always an excellent addition to the menu for any occasion. You can even have someone cater cocktails for a fancier affair. Here are some services you can get when hiring bar staff:  

Full-service bartending

Depending on the occasion, you can hire a full bartending service. They offer different packages depending on the size of your event. Complete services include the bartenders, barbacks, mixing, drinks, and serving equipment. Some services also have separate packages available if you want to provide the alcohol for your event. Some go to the lengths to plan a special menu of drinks for the occasion. Taskers will be in charge of setting up the bar, serving the drinks, and even cleaning up afterwards.

Planning the menu

You can add flair to any hospitality service with a customised menu. It is a good idea to hire someone who has attention to detail. Some cocktail bartenders for hire include menu planning to their services. This may consist of planning sessions and pre-event tasting. They can also customise menus based on speciality drinks, fresh and seasonal ingredients, and the theme of an event. 

Choosing a mobile bar

A mobile bartender brings the party to any venue with a bar on wheels. You can have it set up at any location, like hotel function rooms or your backyard. You have the option to customise its look depending on the theme. It is an efficient option because of the many elements present on the bar. The panel bars and folding shelves of a mobile bar make it easier to serve guests their favourite cocktails during private events. 

Mixing speciality cocktails and drinks

When hiring a cocktail bartender, you are usually after their skills and speciality drinks. You may need to provide the spirits, wine, and beer. You may also need to provide equipment for them although some choose to bring their own equipment. Professionals may speak with you in advance to advise you on what drinks to provide. It is essential to communicate what drinks you want to be served during your party or corporate event.

Recent Bartending tasks

Cocktails/bartender needed for first bday


Fremantle WA 6163, Australia

25th Sep 2023

Bartender needed for first birthday . Looking for someone who can make a cocktail menu of 4 to be served and if possible serve regular drinks. Guest list may be around 50 so even better if you have someone with you also! Time: 7pm-10pm (not confirmed) Date: 9/march/2024 Location: O’Connor 6163



Upper Coomera QLD 4209, Australia

25th Sep 2023

4hrs Make cocktails for a 70 person birthday party. Bar and drinks supplied. Need bartender with cocktail making equipment. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 21 October 2023



Mount Martha VIC, Australia

25th Sep 2023

Wanting a bartender to serve drinks at an event. All drinks and menu will be provided. Cocktail experience would be great. From 5pm - 9pm - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 21 October 2023



The Ponds NSW 2769, Australia

25th Sep 2023

Looking for a bartender for a small get together at a house party. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 11 November 2023

Help bartend my party


Balwyn North VIC, Australia

24th Sep 2023

For a first birthday party. Around 100 guests. To serve and mix drinks/collect glasses - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 7 October 2023

Help bartend my party and Greet Guests


Newport VIC 3015, Australia

24th Sep 2023

Need a good looking female for help at Bar and greet guests in a birthday party at keilor wast reception centre 7pm -11pm - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 30 September 2023

Help bartend my party


Newport VIC 3015, Australia

24th Sep 2023

Need a female for Birthday Party in Keilor East Help serving drinks at Bar Greet guest and escort them 7pm -11pm - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 30 September 2023

Bar staff and clean up


Canberra Central ACT, Australia

23rd Sep 2023

Looking for someone to serve drinks and help clean up during a party. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 30 September 2023

Bartender/Mixologist required on 23 September


Clyde North VIC, Australia

17th Sep 2023

Require a mixologist or bartender for a ladies event at Clyde North on 23 September from 1pm to 4 pm. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 23 September 2023

Amazing is an understatement. Bella catered graciously to a party of 50 people. She went above and beyond of what was required of the task. Bella prepared a visual menu of the drinks on the menu . She also prepared cocktail jugs before she left for afterparty.



Bondi Beach NSW, Australia

8th Sep 2023

Looking for a bartender from 2:00pm - 4:00pm to primarily make Aperol sprits - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 9 September 2023

Would definitely use her again!!

Bartender for community trivia night sat 9/9 5-11 pm


Yarraville VIC 3013, Australia

8th Sep 2023

Hello! Need a bartender that's self going, can' setup his own workspace, handle a float and use square for eftpos payment. We have all the equipment, alcohol and glasses. Just need you to come in, ice the beverages , make a presentable lil bar on a table and serve :) The ocational walking around and clearing rubbish off the table aswell. About 50 people attending and will be sitting at their tables most of the time. 5pm arrival and setup 7 pm - 11 pm serving time - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 9 September 2023

Excellent service. Great bartender :) highly recommend

Bartender needed for party


Coogee NSW, Australia

6th Sep 2023

Bartender needed to make some basic cocktails for a party from 3 - 6pm. Alcohol, ice, mixers and shaker provided. - Due date: Needs to be done on 23 September 2023

10/10 service couldn’t ask for anything better

Wedding bartending


North Maleny QLD, Australia

5th Sep 2023

Wedding bar service and cocktails for 67 guests in north Maleny 26/08/23

We cannot thank Hannah enough for her services on our wedding day. From the moment we contacted Hannah to the day of the wedding she was diligent, professional and very organised. She was always friendly and polite, and went above and beyond to help make our wedding day seamless. Our guests raved about the cocktails she provided and her friendliness. We would highly recommend using Hannah for your next event!

Bartending / cocktail mixologist


Ashgrove QLD, Australia

31st Aug 2023

Looking for someone for bartending for approx. 15-20 people for a gathering at home. Bonus if you have a mobile bar (extra charge) but not a must. Must have cocktail equipment. Set up for 2.30pm start for 4 hours. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 10 September 2023

Tim made great cocktails and was easy to deal with, recommend.



Malvern East, Victoria, Australia

28th Aug 2023

Edit: sorry it is 6.30pm to midnight (got the start time wrong) Bartending at my wife’s 42nd. We are expecting about 30-40 guests We will need 2 bartenders I think , from 6.30-12pm Tasks: 1. Making simple cocktails (2 maybe) 2. Tidying up as you go (clean glasses and remove trash) 3. Walking around and serving food (only snacks) 4. We have a new home so being tidy and careful is important :) Happy to pay $40-$50 per person per hour

I had posted for 2 bartenders and got talked into by this group to just get one. Which was a mistake for a party of 50. Not the bartenders fault but incorrect recommendation

Need 1-2 Bartender to help serve drinks for sons 21st birthday


Moorebank NSW, Australia

21st Aug 2023

Hi guys I need a bartender to serve and make drinks for if required for a house party. 21st Someone that can bring their cocktail and drinks kit with them. I’m happy to provide alcohol if you give me a range of alcohols , mixers and extras to buy ready for you thank you This will be a 6-7hour late afternoon to evening event Happy to pay $35per hour thanks - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 26 Aug start 2.30 / 9.30

FANTASTIC - sums it up in one word. Ari is a gem she mixed cocktails and kept the drinks flowing all afternoon and into the night she even prepared the crowd favourites and left them on the bar once she left. Thanks so much 🍸🍹❤️

Cocktail bartender


Hughesdale VIC 3166, Australia

15th Aug 2023

Need a cocktail mixologist for 3 hours including prep time for 20 guests at private party. Atleast 3 years of experience. -

Linden was an absolute superstar, cannot recommend her enough. I was running late so couldn't prep anything, she was kind enough to let me focus on myself. She was efficient and made great cocktails. Very friendly and patient in a loud chaotic party of over 20 people. Kept everything going and clean. Thanks so much for making my birthday special. You are a gem!

Bartender for small 30th Birthday Party


Brunswick East VIC, Australia

12th Aug 2023

We are holding a small birthday party for my sisters 30th. It will be at my apartment, with a full kitchen including a kitchen island for your prep space, with approx 15 guests attending. We are seeking a friendly and proactive bartender to make cocktails such as Margaritas, Negronis, Espresso Martini’s and basic drinks as needed (vodka sodas etc). Alcohol and mixers will be provided by us. A lot of guests will bring their own cans / bottles of drinks, so not everyone will require drinks made. 6PM - 10PM approx. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 19 August 2023

Vee was a terrific mixologist and really allowed us as hosts to be present and enjoy ourselves at our party as she took care of making cocktails for our guests. Would absolutely recommend her to others.

Bartender or mixologist


Norman Park QLD, Australia

10th Aug 2023

Mixing cocktails, serving drinks, clearing glasses - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 26 August 2023

Wow! Raegan and her partner went absolutely above & beyond. So many of our guests commented they wanted Raegan's contact details to hire them for their functions. Cocktails were amazing, glassware was collected & efficiently, but beyond this, they also cleaned up plates and serving trays that weren't part of the bar service, ran errands to get more ice and the sugar syrup I forgot, and continually looked for ways to add value.

Need bartending/butler service in chirnside park


Chirnside Park VIC, Australia

29th Jul 2023

Need butler service at chirnside park, already have 1 person coming, its just derving food and helping with drinks for a birthday event at chirnside park. 12:30 pm to 5-6 pm - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 30 July 2023

Very hospitable and reliable, catered to a party of 20 like a pro