Strand Beverage Service

The Friends of The Strand hold the liquor license for the Earl Smith Strand Theatre and are the sole providers of alcoholic beverage service for all events.

Open Bar with Running Tab

Minimum revenue of $500 from plan is required to open bar. Lessee is required to cover $125 per bartender for five hours (includes setup & breakdown). One bartender is required per 50 guests.

Client pays for actual drinks served above minimum charges. Client can specify which of the items below are covered in the open bar. Credit card must be provided in advance.

Prices:
Soda/Water $3
Beer $5
Wine $6
Cocktails (one liquor) $7
Champagne $8
Signature Cocktails (two liquors) $9

Open Bar per Person, Per Hour Charge

Minimum revenue of $500 from plan is required to open bar. Lessee is required to cover $125 per bartender for five hours (includes setup & breakdown). One bartender is required per 50 guests.

Client pays a per person fee for each hour of bar service based on estimated number of guests. Strand reserves the right to adjust estimate upward based on actual attendance.

Prices:
Soda, Water, Beer and Wine $10 per person for first hour; $7 per person per add’l hour
Above plus Cocktails (one liquor) $12 per person for first hour; $9 per person per add’l hour

Cash Bar (No Host with Minimum )

Minimum revenue of $500 from plan is required to open bar. Lessee is required to cover $125 per bartender for five hours (includes setup & breakdown). One bartender is required per 100 guests.

Guests purchase their own drinks. Client is only liable if sales do not reach the $500 minimum. Credit card must be provided in advance.

Prices:
Soda/Water $3
Beer $5
Wine $6
Cocktails (one liquor) $7
Champagne $8
Signature Cocktails (two liquors) $9

Hosted With Tickets

Minimum charge of $500 plus $125 per bartender for five hours. One bartender is required per 50 to 70 guests. This plan is generally offered at nonprofit or corporate events.

Client purchases drink tickets. There are three price levels of tickets.

Prices:
LEVEL 1 (Soda, Water) $3/ticket
LEVEL 2 (Above plus Beer/Wine) $6/ticket
LEVEL 3 (Above plus Cocktails) $7/ticket