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Welcome to Rent A Bartender

The leading event staffing company serving the Greater Toronto Area.

Whether you need bartenders, mixologists, or servers, we have carefully screened and experienced professionals to meet your needs. 

We are dedicated to delivering the highest level of service so you can be a guest at your own party.

We Are Backed by a $2,000,000 Liquor Liability Policy

Event Staffing for Corporate Events, Birthday Parties, Weddings, And Much More

How it works?

We made it quick, simple and easy as pie

Step 1: Contact Us

Send out an inquiry by visiting our Contact us page and filling out the contact form or alternatively you can also send an email to us. We will get back to you to discuss your plans.

Step 2: Build your menu

We design custom drinks menus and lists, which not just allow you to choose the cocktails you love, but to build out your theme and ‘brand‘ your event! We help build your perfect bar.

Step 3: Confirm Your details

As we get closer to the event day we will gather information (location, timing, guest numbers, cocktail menu etc.), and schedule a time to connect with you and give you a proposal.

Step 4: Relax & Enjoy

Now you just need to sit, relax and enjoy the great day. Our staff will come fully equipped in pristine uniform with bar equipment and setup the bar. It is as easy as that.

Wondering How Much Liquor You Need To Prepare For Your Guests? Check Out Our Liquor Calculator!

Event Bartenders & Servers

Event bartenders and servers in the greater Toronto area

Our bartenders are carefully screened and selected just for your event. They are skilled in creating a variety of drinks based on the menu you select. We have been in business for over 15 years, and have the expertise to handle events of all sizes. Whether it is a small backyard gathering or a large corporate function, we have you covered!


Professional Mixologists

Professional mixologists serving the greater Toronto area

If you’re looking to take your drinks up a notch beyond simple vodka and soda, you’ll want to hire our mixologists. We will work with you to create a custom drink menu that will incorporate one-of-a-kind cocktails that will leave a lasting impression on your guests.  Click the link to learn more about the difference between a bartender and a mixologist.

Serving Staff

Our serving staff is the best in the greater toronto area

If you need an extra set of hands for your event, and don’t want to deal with multiple vendors, lean on us to provide servers for you! Our team of servers will help provide a memorable and pleasant experience for your guests so you can kick back and enjoy the party.

Cocktail Workshops

Our serving staff is the best in the greater toronto area

Quality bartender training is essential to ensure service excellence. We are committed to providing expert, one-on-one bartender training to those who are looking to join our team. All of our bar staff are Smart Serve certified, bartender academy graduates, and have undergone extensive personalized training from a veteran mixologist.


We Keep It

Delicious & Accessible

We Deliver Great drinks and even better value

Rent-a-Bartender delivers professional bartenders that are not just affordable, but are a tremendous value. We maintain an innovative staffing system that delivers premium quality service at a fraction of the price.

Please note: we supply the staff, we do not supply any rental equipment, LCBO, a bar or glassware. Please check out this article on tips for gathering supplies for your party.

Also note: mixologists, bartenders and servers have a 5 hour minimum rate. 

Mixologist: Starting at $500 for the night, $50 per hour after the first 6 hours. Please note, the first 1.5 hours will be used for prep time.
Bartenders and Servers: starting at $200 for the night, $40 per hour after the first 5 hours. Please allow 30 minutes for our staff to prepare before your guests arrive.

**Note: Email transfer deposit required to hold your date | Balance to be paid before end of shift.

Why choose us

professional service

Our staff all have extensive experience in the industry.

the right tools for the job

We come fully equipped. Shakers, strainers and jiggers. Oh my!

reliable service at a great price

We offer more, and charge less. Delivering significantly more than other event staffing agencies, while charging considerably less than other mixologist outfits.

we love what we do

Our mission is to bring a level of service and enthusiasm for our craft that far exceeds other event staffing companies. The formula is simple: a love for mixology and a rock-bottom price point is the key to winning our clients’ satisfaction.

Premium Event Staffing Experience: Bartenders, Servers and Mixologists

Serving Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area (GTA)

We craft high-end classic cocktails while delivering exceptional service. We deliver maximum-value staffing solutions through the provision of in-depth and personalized training programs. Our mission is to guarantee client satisfaction by consistently exceeding expectations and operating at a competitive, low cost.

We also deliver fun, attractive and highly trained event staff (Mixologists, Bartenders & Servers) to provide you with excellent drinks with a touch of charm to keep you coming back for more. We would love to add that wow-factor to your next event.