Frequently Asked Questions
Q. DO YOU OFFER THE SALE OF ALCOHOL?
A. The Aero Bar SoCal is a mobile bar for hire at private events and does not sell, provide or serve alcohol. We have an exclusive vendor relationship with Snake Oil Cocktail Company; a fully licensed, insured, and permitted beverage catering company licensed to serve alcohol for private events anywhere in California.
Q. WHAT SORT OF BEVERAGE OFFERINGS ARE AVAILABLE WITH YOUR BEVERAGE PROVIDER?
A. Snake Oil Cocktail Company is available to provide an array of custom beverage packages, from hosted to cash bar services. Whether it’s beer, wine, fresh cocktails or all of the above, they have the perfect provisions to compliment your event needs.
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Q. WHO ARE YOUR BARTENDERS?
A. We work with seasoned, talented and certified bartenders and mixologists whom we fully trust to provide you with the best bar experience possible. The bartenders and mixologists from Snake Oil Cocktail Company are hospitality experts, seasoned in event industry logistics. They come with food handler cards and are "responsible alcohol" trained and certified to safely handle and serve alcohol in California. We fully trust Snake Oil to provide you with the best bar experience possible.
Q. CAN I PROVIDE MY OWN BEVERAGES AND BARTENDERS?
A. Yes! This is called the "Bar Rental" Package, which includes an on site bar attendant and all of the amenities of The Aero Bar without the beverages or bartending service. You may provide your own alcohol and bartenders with this package.
Q. CAN YOU SERVICE NON-ALCOHOLIC EVENTS?
A. Absolutely! If you have a non-alcoholic event or you're looking for coffee service, we have preferred partners who can assist you. Snake Oil Cocktail Company can also provide a full range of non-alcoholic options for any special event, including delicious, custom-themed "mocktails."
Q. WHERE ARE YOU BASED AND HOW FAR WILL YOU TRAVEL?
A. The Aero Bar Socal is based in Orange County, CA and regularly services San Diego, Los Angeles, and Riverside counties. We love to travel so feel free to inquire about pricing for other locations!
Q. WHAT ARE THE DIMENSIONS OF YOUR TRAILER AND WHAT AREA DO YOU NEED TO PARK?
A. Abe, our first Aero Bar, is 16ft in length (including hitch), 7.5ft wide and stands about 8.5 feet tall. As long as he has a flat surface to stand, he will work just fine! He also works well under tents. We'll be glad to work with your tent company to figure out the best placement of the bar.
Q. DO YOU CARRY INSURANCE?
A. Yes. We carry General Liability Event Insurance, but we always recommend that our clients research and purchase additional insurance.
Q. WHAT KIND PERMITS ARE REQUIRED FOR MY EVENT?
A. Every event is different. It is your responsibility to obtain the proper licenses and any event permits. Additionally, we recommend engaging our exclusive beverage partner Snake Oil Cocktail Company. They carry liquor liability and general liability insurance and own a Type 47 Full Liquor License and a Type 58 Caterer's Permit issued by the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
Q. DO YOU HAVE A RAIN POLICY?
A. The host is responsible for tent cover of the bar in the event of inclement weather. We are happy to work with your tent vendor to find the appropriate size tent for your event. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate rain dates.
Q. WHAT IS YOUR PAYMENT POLICY?
A. A 50% non refundable deposit will be required to book your reservation.
Q. WHAT DOES THE AERO BAR REQUIRE FOR SET UP?
A. Our bar requires; access to location for set-up and strike, flat ground for setup and service and one dedicated electrical outlet. We can add a generator to your service if you don't have access to electricity.
Q. HAVE ANOTHER QUESTION?
A. Feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org