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Food Service University of Illinois Springfield

Bar Service

Cash Bar


Bars can be provided for your event with us. Bars may be open bar, cash bar, or a combination. Bartenders are required at a charge of $60.00 for one hour’s service and $20.00 an hour for each addition hour (1 hour minimum or $60.00).  A general guideline of one bar for every 100 guests is suggested. The bartender fee is waived if drink sales exceed $150 per bartender for the first hour and $75.00 per bartender for additional hours.

Bottled Beer

  • Domestic – 3.00/bottle
  • Micro Brews – 4.00/bottle
  • Imported – 4.00/bottle



Mixed drinks

Our bars offer the following spirits for drinks:

  • Rum
  • Amaretto
  • Gin
  • Vodka
  • Tequila
  • Whiskey
  • Peach Schnapps
  • Southern Comfort
  • Brandy
  • Kahlua
  • Scotch

Call brand liquors – 5.00
Premium liquors – 6.00


*sold by the bottle except for cash bars in which it is $4 per glass

  • Red Wine (California)
  • Merlo Pinot Noir Cabernet Sauvignon
  • White Wine (California)
  • White Zinfandel Pinot Grigio Chardonnay

Vintage, Illinois, and Sparkling Wine are available upon request

*Our catering department will be happy to assist you in the selection of wine to complement your banquet or reception.