Bar Service

Bar service is only available when ISU Catering is providing the food service for the event. 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 on bartender at one bar for a maximum of6 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: Sam Adams Boston Lager, Fat Tire, Blue Moon, Exile Ruthie (Des Moines, Iowa), Exile Hannah (Des Moines, Iowa), Newcastle, Stella Artois Cider, Coors Light, Miller Lite, Bud Light, Budweiser

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

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

 

Better Tier, $6 per glass
  • Cupcake Chardonnay
  • Cupcake Pinot Grigio
  • Cupcake Moscato
  • Cupcake Pinot Noir
  • Cupcake Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Cupcake Merlot
  • Cupcake Prosecco (Sparkling)

 

Best Tier, $8 per glass

 

  • Franciscan Estate Chardonnay
  • Kim Crawford Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc
  • Maso Canali Trentino Pinot Grigio
  • Candoni Moscato D’Italia
  • Belle Glos Meomi Sonoma Pinot Noir
  • Raymond R Collection Merlot
  • Louis M Martini Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon
  • LaMarca Prosecco (sparkling)

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
 
Good Tier, $17 per bottle
  • Canyon Road Chardonnay
  • Canyon Road Moscato
  • Canyon Road Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Canyon Road Merlot
  • WyCliff Brut (Sparkling)
 
Better Tier, $23 per bottle
  • Cupcake Chardonnay
  • Cupcake Pinot Grigio
  • Cupcake Moscato
  • Cupcake Pinot Noir
  • Cupcake Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Cupcake Merlot
  • Cupcake Prosecco (Sparkling)
 
Best Tier, $34 per bottle
  • Franciscan Estate Chardonnay
  • Kim Crawford Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc
  • Maso Canali Trentino Pinot Grigio
  • Candoni Moscato D’Italia
  • Belle Glos Meomi Sonoma Pinot Noir
  • Raymond R Collection Merlot
  • Louis M Martini Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon
  • La Marca Prosecco

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.