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Donna F
08-04-2017
Jim and his team are awesome! This is the 3rd year they have served at our company picnic and we've had nothing but great staff serving up professionalism and friendliness. Not only is everyone helpful during the event, but they make set up and take down a breeze as well. I recommend Pro Beverage to anyone planning an event!!
Debbie B
08-04-2017
Jim and his staff are wonderful. They are very knowledgeable, responsive and great to work with. I have used Professional Beverage Service for a company picnic and have received very quick responses and wonderful service. I would highly recommend this company.
Mindy B
07-10-2017
Jim, you struck me with your professionalism with your very first email, and I'm still a huge fan. It's not often that you come across providers that offer that feeling of security like you do.
Sabrina
05-10-2017
Hello Jim,
I wanted to let you know that everything was beautiful for my daughter's wedding. Thank you so much for everything, we are so pleased with all your effort and everything you did to make the wedding such a success! I will highly recommend your services!
Thanks,
Larry & Sabrina
Jackie and Rob 7-23-2016
12-01-2016
It’s hard to put into words exactly how amazing Jim is, but I will try…Saying that Jim is extremely responsive is an understatement, he isn’t just responsive, he is proactive. He was constantly in touch with us throughout the months before, not only gathering the stories and information he needed to create our ceremony, but also just checking in to see how things are going with planning and if there is anything we needed help with. Then the wedding weekend came….and having Jim there was a blessing in so many ways. The coordinator at the venue said that we didn’t need to rehearse on location, that we should just practice outside at the rehearsal dinner. When I told Jim that there was no formal rehearsal, he took charge and rallied the troops (and with a bridal party of 20 there were a lot of troops to rally), got us all over to the ceremony location, and put together his own formal rehearsal because he wanted everyone to feel as comfortable and prepared as possible. We were all set to get married outside, but having checked the weather forecast for the next day we all knew there was a possibility of rain. Jim wanted to be prepared for anything, so he went and checked out the room the venue had reserved for the ceremony in case of rain. He came back to us and said there is no way that we are getting married in that room, and instead came up with the amazing idea of getting married right on the dancefloor of the ballroom…it was already beautifully decorated, and the guests could sit at their tables. Instantly, I was no longer worried about the rain because I knew we would still have a beautiful ceremony, and we wouldn’t be shoved into some conference room down the hall. It did end up raining, but the indoor ceremony went off without a hitch because of Jim. Now to get to the ceremony itself….the words were not just words, he put them together in the most beautiful way and every single one held so much meaning. I honestly don’t know if there was a dry eye in the room…I never expected Rob to cry on our wedding day, but there he was in front of me tears flowing. Jim incorporated every part of us into the ceremony, both the good and the bad, all the way from when we were born up until that very moment we were in. The ceremony was so meaningful to us that we have a copy of the entire thing printed, framed, and hanging in our home. We received so many compliments, and I am pretty sure every person in that room who is even thinking of getting married someday has Jim’s name memorized for when that time comes. We cannot thank him enough for making our wedding day one of the best days of our lives!
Tracy & Steven
11-12-2016
I knew I wanted Jim to be our officiant from the day I saw him marry a friend of mine in the Dominican. He personalizes the ceremony in a way you and your guests will always remember. Not only did he travel all the way to Mexico with my friends and family to perform the ceremony, he really incorporated what our friends/family had to say about us into the ceremony. I could not be happier the way the ceremony turned out and would definitely recommend Jim to anyone!
Jessica P.
09-08-2016
Jim took the time to get to know us and make our day even more special than I ever thought it could be!
Stacey
07-25-2016
I decided at the last minute to hire a bartender and server for my outdoor wedding reception. It was a small(ish) outdoor reception in my backyard for about 60 guests. We had already eloped but wanted to celebrate with family and friends. I called Jim, half expecting him to tell me I was out of luck, but he did quite the opposite and sprung into action. He was able to find me two AMAZING individuals (Tammy and Fernando) to work my party. Jim explained all my options very carefully and I selected the option where I provide the liquor and he provides the staff and bar setup. Jim gave me a shopping list of how much liquor I needed to buy which was great because I would have totally screwed that up! The day of our reception came, and his staff arrived right on time. They were warm and friendly and jumped right in to start setting up the bar. It looked incredible! Unfortunately, about 5 minutes before the guests arrived, the sky opened up and dumped a flood on my beautifully decorated party space. I was devastated, but Tammy and Fernando didn't skip a beat! They grabbed everything they could save and quickly moved the bar indoors. My outdoor dream reception may have been ruined by the weather, but thanks to the staff from Professional Beverage Service, we still had an amazing and memorable party indoors! I can't thank you enough for going above and beyond for me in every way. Thank you!!!
Danielle
07-04-2016
Jim was awesome to work with and so accommodating through the planning process to check-in and make sure we were comfortable and ready for our big day! He saw the big picture and worked with our other vendors to put all of the pieces together. His bartenders were great on our big day and gave our guests a great experience! Thank you!
Jenn
07-04-2016
Jim was more than helpful from start to finish and so easy to work with! Thank you so much!
Danielle & Tom
06-25-2016
Jim,

Tom and I want to thank you so much for everything you did for our wedding throughout the planning process and then coordinating your staff for our wedding day. They did a wonderful job and our guests were so happy. The signature drink was such a huge hit so thank you for suggesting that!!

Working with all of our vendors was such a great process of our wedding planning and we were so thankful that you all worked so well together to begin with. Thank you for an amazing experience with your company and thank you to your staff for a great day!

Take care,
Danielle & Tom
Jacqui K
06-20-2016
We originally booked Professional Beverage Service for bartending services at our wedding at the Byron Colby Barn. They came highly recommended by our caterer and the venue. After meeting with Jim, the owner, and talking with him about our wedding and bar needs, we felt very confident in his knowledge and skills. We were also looking for an officiant at this time and Jim informed us that he also officiates weddings. We decided to go ahead and book Professional Beverage Service as our bartenders and Jim as our officiant and we couldn't be happier. Jim was very responsive to my e-mails and was able to answer all of our questions. He did an amazing job as our officiant, making our ceremony personal and unique. He then was awesome as our bartender and I heard nothing but compliments from our guests. I would highly recommend Professional Beverage Service based on our wonderful experience.
Josh & Sarah
06-15-2016
Jim was fantastic to work with, start to finish! We were looking for an officiant to do a non-traditional ceremony for us and Jim was recommended by our venue, Cypress Resort & Marine in Antioch, IL. It was great meeting with Jim in a casual environment, and from the beginning I knew he was the guy because we spent 2 hours just talking. I could tell he was truly trying to get to know us, and that he was genuinely interested in providing us with exactly what we wanted. The fact that he asks for "stories" of the bride and groom from them and family/friends I think was a nice touch for personalization.

We had no idea what Jim was going to say at the ceremony, and we didn't want to know. I was seriously excited for what we were about to hear. He is great with words and honestly exceeded our expectations by far. The ceremony was personal, funny, sweet, and sincere. We received so many compliments from friends and family with the common theme that it was the best and most touching wedding ceremony they had ever attended, I couldn't agree more. Jim made our day as special as it could possibly be and really tailored the ceremony for us and around us.

Did I mention above and beyond for us? We were running low on mixers at the bar, Jim was our officiant....he ran to go get us more mixers, covered the cost up front out of his own pocket.....we had another vendor for our bar and Jim still went out of his way to help. Truly a class act.
Maureen
06-13-2016
Jim,
Just a quick note to thank you again for the wonderful job you did for Sarah and Josh's nuptial service. I loved the personal touch you put into it and I especially loved the part about tying the knot!
Many thanks!
Maureen & Carter (Parents of the Bride)
Keith
05-10-2016
Jim was always very responsive to any requests prior to the event and the night of the event went as planned. Excellent service throughout.
Megan & Caitlin
01-17-2016
Thank you so much for the wonderful evening. It was the most perfect night we could have ever imagined and you played a huge role in making it so incredible.
Samantha
01-13-2016
You were truly wonderful to work with. I especially appreciated your honesty throughout the planning process (even though you sometimes told me things I didn't want to hear). Ultimately, your expertise helped us to create an amazing outdoor wedding that went very smoothly -- despite the fact that it was pouring rain! I would recommend your services to anyone and everyone.
Mary & Mark
11-08-2015
Thank you so much for helping to make our wedding day so special! We've really appreciated all of your help and guidance. You are amazing at what you do!
Kevin
11-08-2015
Jim, you were extremely easy to work with. Thank you.
Amy
11-03-2015
Jim,
Dave and I cannot begin to thank you enough for the awesome job you did for our wedding. Working with you couldn't have been easier. Everything was perfect that night and we appreciate how fun you made it. Everyone raved about the bar atmosphere and service.
Thank you again,
Amy and Dave
Jill
10-24-2015
Jim McArdle - There are truly no words to "thank you" for being a part of our special day. A day that we have looked forward to for so long. Joe and I learned so much about ourselves and each other these past few days. The words you spoke are forever etched in our hearts. We remember you asking early on for us to write letters. We wondered why. We now know. Thank you for taking our words and making sense out of them and for reminding us that it doesnt matter when it happens, its how it happens.
Lauren & Brian
10-14-2015
Jim is a true professional in every sense of the word. From the first email, to our in-person meeting to discuss the specifics, to the very end of that night at our wedding reception, he went above and beyond to ensure everything went smoothly. His communication, experience, and positive attitude was greatly appreciated throughout the entire process, and it was SO nice knowing we didn’t have to worry about the beverage service piece of the party at all. We've also received a ton of compliments from our guests regarding the speed and attentiveness he and his co-bartender provided at our reception, which of course is fantastic to hear. We will definitely use Jim and Professional Beverage Service for any future party needs and will be recommending him to all of our family and friends for their party needs, too. Thanks, Jim!!
Ann
10-04-2015
I am still speechless at what our ceremony came out to be. My heart is so full. You my friend outdid yourself. Every suprise touch you added touched our hearts. I literally could not have even imagined it would be that magical. The way you spoke, the way you made us and everyone in that room feel was like nothing I've ever felt before. If I could bottle the love that you could feel I would. I'll never be able to thank you enough. We are the luckiest couple in the world because you said yes to us! You could tell you put in HOURS of prep to make it so perfect. Thank you Jim! Xoxo, -Ann & Brian
Diane M
09-09-2015
I really appreciated all the email check ups leading up to the wedding. They helped me to relax knowing that the bartending service was in good hands.

Jim and his staff went above and beyond the day of, helping us to set up other areas outside the bar, and decorating the bar area. I would recommend his services to anyone!
Britta and Scott
08-17-2015
THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR EVERYTHING on Saturday!!

Scott and I were blown away by the service; it was absolutely fantastic! Thank you so much for taking such amazing care of our guests.
Michelle C.
08-05-2015
Thank you for helping make our day go perfectly. We can't thank you enough. I was so pleased with the ceremony and everything you said. It was honestly perfect.
Clemmensen
07-27-2015
Jim did a great job and everyone loved him. Very professional, from the moment he started setting up until everything was cleaned up. Would highly recommend Professional Beverage Service!!!
Sarah D.
05-07-2014
Everything is just perfect. I don't know how I can say Thank You enough.
Mary
05-07-2014
I have 150% confidence in your service and was really pleased with your suggestions, comments and corrections :-).
Jeff
05-07-2014
I can certainly see why you've been selected as a preferred partner and appreciate your prompt arrival, expertise, professionalism and your continued support.
Kate
11-09-2013
Jim was fabulous to work with. He is very knowledgeable about all aspects of having a bar at an event. When the wedding day arrived, Jim and his crew had all aspects of the event covered and did a fantastic job of serving guest.
Sally
11-07-2013
Thank you so much! Everything was fantastic!
Kate L
11-07-2013
Jim was fabulous to work with. He is very knowledgeable about all aspects of having a bar at an event. When the wedding day arrived, Jim and his crew had all aspects of the event covered and did a fantastic job of serving guest.
Eric
10-12-2013
Thank you for your service! We really appreciate you being so prepared for our event.
John
10-04-2013
Many thanks and congratulations on providing a "something more" experience for our honorees and guests.
Joe and Cathy
09-07-2013
Thank you for all of your hard work in making our wedding reception unforgettable. We greatly appreciate everything you have done for us!
Lori
08-25-2013
Everything from beginning to end was great!
Mike
08-11-2013
You were a joy to work with. Great customer service and very professional. Thank you!