Cautionary Tale - "Megan's Story"

Cautionary Tale - "Megan's Story"

The importance of hiring a bartender service with liquor license is essential for your special day to be perfect. Megan's story is an example...

As I awoke on the morning of our long-awaited wedding day, excitement mingled with nerves, anticipation hanging thick in the air. Everything was meticulously planned, every detail accounted for—or so we thought. But as daylight streamed through the windows, a single phone call shattered our hopes and cast a dark shadow over our joyous occasion.

It was a concerned friend, their voice heavy with worry, who delivered the devastating news: the banquet hall where we were to hold our reception had an issue with our chosen bartending company. It turned out, didn't possess the necessary liquor license for Illinois, where the event was taking place in less than 10 hours. The revelation hit like a sledgehammer, leaving us reeling with disbelief and uncertainty.

In an instant, our carefully crafted plans were thrown into disarray. The prospect of our wedding celebration proceeding without alcohol—a cornerstone of so many cherished memories and cultural traditions—seemed inconceivable.

Frantic calls were made, desperate pleas for a resolution echoing through the chaos. But the banquet hall stood firm in their decision, unwilling to compromise on their policy. With each passing moment, our hopes of salvaging the day dwindled, replaced by a sinking realization that our wedding would unfold in a manner far removed from the joyous celebration we had envisioned.

In the end, our wedding day proceeded, albeit without the customary toasts and libations that often accompany such occasions. But the absence of alcohol cast a somber pall over the festivities, serving as a stark reminder of the unforeseen challenges that can arise when planning such significant events. The bartending company (which I won't mention here) finally gave us a refund but only after we threatened to sue.

And though our wedding day will forever be etched in our memories, it will also serve as a cautionary tale—a reminder of the importance of thorough planning, clear communication, and due diligence, especially when dealing with liquor laws.

At CBC we have the liquor license and insurance against possible incidents so that absolutely nothing can ruin your day. Contact us and enjoy!