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Planning Information



  • Bartenders must complete and return a copy of the Bartending Agreement to Gateway Conference Center prior to the event. Click here for form.

  • Bartenders must provide a copy of their Bartending training certification prior to the event.

  • Gateway Conference Center does not provide a bar. Eight and six foot rectangular tables are available. Bartender is responsible for communicating to lessee the number and size tables required for the event.

  • Bartender will have access to ice but is required to bring any coolers / containers needed. Gateway Conference Center ice scoop is to not be removed from the premises.

  • Cash Bar is not permitted unless Liquor License has been provided to Gateway Conference Center in advance of event.

  • Lessee is allowed to provide the alcohol. At the end of the event/serving time, alcohol must be locked away and is not allowed to be served.

  • Red wine is permitted with additional corking fees from Lessee. Bartender must confirm that these fees have been paid.

  • Leased premises are to be left clean and undamaged. Bartender agrees to clean up all areas used during the event.

  • Trash will be emptied in the outside trash receptacle. Trash must be collected using larger cans and cannot be set on the carpet or dragged on the carpet.

  • All events end at midnight. No alcohol may be served after midnight.

  • Bar may never be left unattended

  • Guests may not serve themselves. Bartender is the only one allowed to serve the guests. All alcohol must be served at the bar.

  • No individual bottles (excluding beer) of alcohol are allowed outside of bar.

  • Bartender is responsible for checking IDs for underage guests.

  • Bartender is responsible for not serving guests that they feel is intoxicated.

  • Bartender must provide their own utensils.

  • Only bartenders are allowed behind bar.

  • Only bottles or cans of beer are allowed. NO KEGS

  • Bartender is responsible for coordinating with lessee to schedule their event arrival / setup time. If bartender wishes to do a walk through they must schedule an appointment. Appointments are one hour in length from scheduled time. If caterer arrives late to appointment, appointment will still end one hour from scheduled time. Appointments will not exceed Gateway Conference Center business hours.


FORCE MAJEURE:  The Gateway Conference Center shall not be deemed to be in default of its obligations for termination of this event if and so long as it is prevented from performing its obligations by an act of war, hostile foreign actions, nuclear explosion, earthquake, hurricane, tornado or other adverse weather conditions not reasonable anticipated, fire, unavoidable accidents or circumstances, pandemics, measures taken by an governmental authority in response to a pandemic, epidemics, other Acts of God whether it be a natural or national disaster. 

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