Business At A Glance
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Online Operation? No
Hiring your bartending skills out onweekends, evenings, and even on a full-time basis is a great way toearn a terrific living, or just some spare cash to help cover livingexpenses, depending on your needs.
You can market your services as afreelance bartender to catering companies, event and wedding planners,banquet halls, hotels, and pubs for relief duties, earning up to $300per day when you tally up your wages and tips. Even if you are not 100percent up-to-speed on the latest drink recipes or the finer aspects ofworking behind a bar, fret not, because all across the country thereare a multitude of schools providing bartending training. A definiteprerequisite, however, is an outgoing and sociable personality.Employing other bartenders on an as-needed, on-call basis can generateadditional revenue for your bartender-for-hire business by paying them$10 per hour while perhaps renting them out at $15 per hour.