Bar Service

Bar service is available when ISU Catering is providing the food service for the event or the booking party has agreed to the ISU bar vendor agreement.  ISU Catering reserves the right to refuse service of alcohol.

6 Hour Maximum Bar Service, $100 per hour  minimum sales (booking party will be billed for difference between sales and minimum)

$75.00 per bar set up Fee

$50.00 per additional bartenders at existing bars


Bar Service Options

Cash Bar:  Booking party pays bar set up fee and guarantees minimum sales requirements, guests purchase drinks individually for cash

Partial Host Bar:   Booking party pays bar set up fee and guarantees minimum sales requirement, guests purchase drinks individually for cash, booking party hosts specific items such as keg beer or provides guests with a drink ticket for a hosted item which will be billed to the booking party or booking party hosts the entire bar for a specified amount of time or to a specified dollar amount

Hosted Bar:  Booking party pays the bar set up fee and guarantees the minimum sales requirement, booking party covers the costs of all beverages consumed by guests during the duration of the event.


Bar Service Fees

Bar Set Up Fee: $75.00 per bar Includes one bartender at one bar for a maximum of 6 hours of service
Additional bartender: $50
Wine Service to Guest Tables or Wine Service Only: $30.00 per 50 guests

Beer

Bottled Beer, $4 per bottle: Bud Light, Busch Light, Coors Light, Blue Moon, Exile Ruthie (Des Moines, IA), Lagunitas IPA, Exile G.G. Dark Lager (Des Moines, IA), White Claw Hard Seltzer

Other varieties available upon request for hosted bars only by the case (24 bottles), client is responsible for the full case cost and may not be carryout at the end of the event

Keg Beer: Please ask us for keg pricing! We have a variety of sizes and brands to choose from, prices dependent on keg size and brand of beer chosen. 


Wine by the Glass

Cardinal Tier, $4 per glass
  • Canyon Road Chardonnay
  • Canyon Road Moscato
  • Canyon Road Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Canyon Road Merlot
  • WyCliff Brut (Sparkling)

 

Gold Tier, $6 per glass
  • Concanon Pinot Grigio
  • Concanon Chardonnay
  • Concanon Pinot Noir
  • Concanon Cabernet Sauvignon
  • LaMarca Prosecco

Wine by the Bottle

  • Booking Party is responsible for the cost of all wine bottled ordered.  Carryout wine is not available. 
  • Custom orders are available by the case, please ask for pricing.  Booking party is responsible for the entire cost of the case (12 bottles)
  • 5 – 4 ounce servings per bottle
  • All wine by the bottle orders must be made a minimum of 14 days prior to the event
 
Cardinal Tier, $18 per bottle

  • Canyon Road Chardonnay
  • Canyon Road Moscato
  • Canyon Road Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Canyon Road Merlot
  • WyCliff Brut (Sparkling)
 
Gold Tier, $25 per bottle
  • Concanon Pinot Grigio
  • Concanon Chardonnay
  • Concanon Pinot Noir
  • Concanon Cabernet Sauvignon
  • LaMarca Prosecco

    Mixed Drinks

    Mixed Drink, $7 per Glass: Tito's Vodka, Bombay Sapphire Gin, Bacardi Rum, Captain Morgan Spiced Rum, Black Velvet Whiskey, Jack Daniel’s Whiskey, and a variety of mixers.

                Specialty drinks available upon request and priced accordingly

      Bar Policies

      • Alcohol must be served from the bar to individual guest.Alcohol may not be served buffet style or as individual bottles on tables
      • All outside alcohol is strictly forbidden and will be confiscated and disposed of
      • All guests consuming alcohol must be 21 years of age or older.If guests are discovered drinking underage bar service to the event will be halted immediately
      • Proof of Age must be shown at the point of sale
      • All Beverages will be served in a disposable cup or glassware, no bottles will be given out.
      • Corkage Fees are a minimum of $25.00 per bottle and will be considered on a case by case basis. Please see us for additional corkage policies.