Frequently Asked Questions

Below are the most frequently ask questions from Parties Unlimited. If there is something we failed to answer please use our contact us page to let know what answer we can help you with in planning your private party.

How many bartenders will I need for my event?

We recommend one bartender per 75 people so that your guests are served quickly with great tasting drinks.

Do I need a Bar Back?

If you require three or more bartenders, we highly recommend using a bar back. A bar back will make sure all bars remain fully stocked, replenish glassware and assist bartenders where needed.

How many Servers do I need?

Wait staff are professionally trained to handle all types of banquet and catering styles of service. They will set up, serve and break down your event per your request. Wait staff are expert at preparing tables, table tops, buffets and formal types of table service.

For a buffet, we recommend one server for every 25 to 35 guests. For a seated, plated event, we suggest one server for every 10 to 15 guests. For passed hors d’oeuvres, we recommend one server per 25 guests.

Do Bartenders Request Proof of Age?

Yes! Please note that under no circumstances will any of our bartenders serve anyone under the age of 21. If there is any doubt, our bartenders will request proof of drinking age. Sorry – No Exceptions.

Do Bartenders have their own Bar Tools?

Parties Unlimited bartenders carry and use their own bar tools. Supplies consist of shaker glasses, bottle openers, pourers, bar mats, etc.

Is there a minimum number of hours that we can contract the staff?

YES! There is a 4 hour minimum.

What kind of uniform does your staff wear?

Uniform: Formal, casual or themed at customer request.

What does the staff do?

Servers: They will set up, service, and maintain all food and beverage table service areas throughout the event. At the end of the event, we provide total breakdown and cleanup to the client’s specifications. Services during the event include any type of table food service required and beverage service including water, wine and champagne.

Bartenders: All beverage service consists of complete setup of the bar, mixing and serving all drinks, and complete breakdown and cleanup at the conclusion of your event.

What do I, as the host, need to give the staff upon arrival?

For food servers, we ask that you have a list of menu items and a timeline of your event requirements in order to provide seamless service to your event. For bartenders, please advise of any special requests, such as toasts, speeches and last call.

Also please have all bar supplies liquor mixers, beer in the general location of the bar before the bartender arrives.

How do I reserve my event date with Parties Unlimited Services?

You can reserve your date online by choosing “reserve your date” from the menu above or call 850-496-5511.

What locations do you provide your services?

Most of Northwest, Florida. Common locations include all of 30A area, Rosemary Beach, Seacrest, Seaside, Watercolor, Santa Rosa Beach, Miramar Beach, Destin, and Fort Walton Beach. If you are in Northwest Florida contact us so can best plan for your location as we serve many more locations!

Who will provide the alcohol?

The customer will purchase the liquor, however Parties Unlimited Services will assist you with what to purchase during the pre-event consultation. Parties Unlimited will do the shopping and delivery of alcohol for a delivery charge.

Which forms of payments are accepted?

We accept Visa, Master Card, Discover, cash, check or Paypal

Do you carry insurance?

Yes, Parties Unlimited carries a one million dollar liabilty insurance policy.

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