Welcome to IMBIBE Bar & Staffing Service, where the art of hospitality meets the craft of mixology.

Our mission is simple: to elevate your events with unparalleled bar services, ensuring that every guest leaves with a lasting memory. From corporate lunches to private gatherings, weddings to kids’ mocktail parties, we curate the perfect drink experience tailored to your needs.

IMBIBE Bar & Staffing Service


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IMBIBE Bar & Staffing Service

Bar Staffing Services

At the heart of every great event is a team of professionals ensuring everything runs smoothly. Our trained and skilled bartenders bring a blend of expertise, flair, and personality, promising a seamless service from the first welcome drink to the last call.

IMBIBE Bar & Staffing Service Wedding Celebrations

Wedding Celebrations

Every couple is unique, and so should be their bar experience. Whether you’re 20 or 75, just starting your love journey or celebrating a golden anniversary, we provide customized bar services that resonate with your love story. Let us toast to your forever!

Corporate Events with IMBIBE Bar & Staffing Service

Corporate Events

Make a lasting impression at your next corporate gathering. Whether it’s a product launch, annual gala, or a corporate lunch, our team ensures your brand and ethos are reflected in every drink we serve.

Hosted Events from IMBIBE Bar & Staffing Service

Hosted Events

From private gatherings to large-scale events, our bar services adapt to the occasion. Our team takes the time to understand the event’s theme, guest profile, and the host’s preferences to curate a bar menu that’s just right.

Event Venues and Caterers by IMBIBE Bar & Staffing Service

Event Venues & Caterers

Collaboration is key to a successful event. We work hand-in-hand with caterers and event venues, ensuring our bar services complement the food and ambiance, creating a cohesive and delightful experience for your guests.

IMBIBE Bar Staffing & Service for Non-Profits


Fundraisers, galas, or community events – we understand the unique requirements of non-profit organizations. Our team provides tailored bar services, keeping in mind the cause, audience, and budget.

Private Bars from IMBIBE Bar & Staffing Service

Private Bars

Fancy a bar experience in the comfort of your home or at a selected private venue? We’ve got you covered. From setting up to packing down, we manage everything, allowing you to be the perfect host.

Kids' Parties With Mocktails from IMBIBE Bar & Staffing Service

Kids’ Parties w/Mocktails

Who said kids can’t have a bar experience? Our non-alcoholic mocktails, crafted with fresh ingredients, are a hit among the young ones. From birthdays to graduation parties, let the kids enjoy a fun and fizzy experience.


Why Choose IMBIBE Bar & Staffing Service

Expertise from IMBIBE


With years of experience, we’ve mastered the art of crafting drinks that suit every palate and occasion.


From intimate gatherings to grand events, our services are scalable and adaptable.

Customization from IMBIBE


We believe in personalization. Our team works closely with you to design a bar menu that aligns with your event’s theme and your preferences.

Professionalism from IMBIBE


Our staff undergoes rigorous training, ensuring they uphold the highest standards of service and etiquette.

Steve Swartz Owner of IMBIBE Bar & Staffing Service

Steve Swartz: The Man Behind Imbibe Bar & Staffing Service

Born in Cincinnati Steve is a family man happily married with two children.  In college in the early 2000’s at Colorado State University he walked on the NCAA team as middle distance runner and was on scholarship by year two.  Team Captain of the Track and Field and Cross Country Team for four years.

Starting in 2012 Steve Swartz opened IMBIBE Cincinnati specializing in private event bar staffing and cocktail catering needs.  Born and raised in Cincinnati Ohio, Steve starting bartending in college and worked in amazing places like Japp’s Since 1879 bartending and managing, Distill Milwaukee as head mixologist, Maize, Rich’s Proper, Brand Ambassador and Sprits Sales Rep at Karrikin Spirts Distillery, and Operations Director/co-founder OTR Still House/Knox Joseph Distillery.

A family man at heart, Steve’s life revolves around his loving wife and their two children. While family forms the core of his world, Steve’s journey is punctuated by milestones that showcase his diverse talents and indomitable spirit.

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We hope this FAQ addresses any queries you might have about our services. If you have further questions or need more details about any particular aspect, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We’re here to help and ensure your event is a grand success!

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What type of payments do you accept?

We accept a variety of payment methods for your convenience. This includes Cash, Check, Venmo, Paypal, and Zelle. For those preferring to use Credit Cards, we do accept them, but please be aware there’s a 3% processing fee.

How can I reserve my date or event with you?

To secure and reserve your date or event with us, we require a deposit. This deposit is equal to 50% of the total estimated cost of the event. The remaining balance is then due prior to the start of the agreed-upon service time. It’s important to note that any changes to the event details can be made up to 21 days before the function. However, these changes should not exceed the initial deposit amount. Please contact us to learn more.

Do you only provide staff, or can we order all necessary items through you?

While we pride ourselves on our professional staffing services, we offer much more than just personnel. We can supply all essential beverage service items you might need for your event. This includes cups, napkins, straws, mixers, non-alcoholic beverages, and alcohol when it’s applicable.

Can you supply the alcohol for our event?

Absolutely! We can provide alcohol for your event, granted that the venue or private function permits it. We offer a range of options to cater to your specific needs and preferences.

Is there an option to customize our order or the service you provide?

Of course! We wholeheartedly encourage our clients to customize their orders. After all, our primary goal is to bring your unique vision for your event to life. Just let us know what you have in mind, and we’ll do our best to accommodate.

We might need some extra supplies. Can you provide additional items upon request?

Yes, we can. We understand that every event is unique, and you might need specific items to make your event perfect. Here’s a list of additional items we can provide upon request:

  • Punch bowls for larger gatherings.
  • Beverage dispensers to keep drinks flowing smoothly.
  • Glassware to suit various beverages.
  • Large beverage coolers to keep drinks chilled.
  • Folding table bars, with or without risers, depending on your space and requirements.
  • Ice to keep everything cool.
  • Customized cocktails to give your event a signature touch.
Is gratuity included in the total cost?

Gratuity is not automatically included in the total. While it is always appreciated when our staff is recognized for their hard work and professionalism, it is never mandatory. To facilitate this, we utilize “Tasteful Tips” jars at our events. However, if you’d prefer not to have these jars at your event, please let us know in advance, and we’ll make the necessary arrangements.



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