Goodbye ethanol, hello terpenes and cannabinoids. Mobile cannabis bars at weddings are the latest craze sweeping across Canada. Cannabis being legalized since 2018, HIGH BAR Hospitality & Event Group started by Lucas Margulis has stirred up the Canadian wedding industry.
Cannabis is the new champagne HIGH BAR is redefining what cannabis is at events, transforming it into an elegant experience that is being incorporated in weddings all across Canada. Cannabis is now becoming a key feature at weddings, birthday parties, bar/bat mitzvahs, bachelor's parties and amongst other social and private events.
HIGH BAR is a successful business igniting the wedding industry and other social and private events. The HIGH BAR Experience is the most popular feature at a wedding. Based on the couple's wishes and venue's rules, the bar can be anything from a small bar in a corner to a private outdoor smoking and vaping lounge allowing guests that are 19 years orolder guests to enjoy a cannabis infused beverage or smoke a pre rolled joint provided by the bride and groom. Menu listings are provided, listing the cultivars available for the pre rolls, vapor on tap, infused beverages and other cannabis items the hosts are sharing.
Ideas to stock the cannabis bar It is great enough to decide to include cannabis at your wedding. However, without a proper planning and budget, things can go out of hand. Lucas Margulis, president and founder of HIGH BAR Hospitality & Event group shares his views and tips on providing the perfect cannabis bar experience at your wedding.
1. Assessing the list of guests The very first step in the planning is to check the guest list and decide who would choose to consume marijuana and who would abstain. Next, decide who would prefer to smoke and who would prefer edibles or beverages. Think about the tolerance level of the guests as well, and consider first timers and usual smokers too. From this, you can calculate your budget. Generally, a quarter to half of the guests in wedding having 100 to 200 guests will partake in consuming cannabis.
2. Hire Certified Budtenders & Cannabis Sommeliers
To prevent overconsumption and to keep your guests safe it is important to have professional event budtdenders and cannabis sommeliers to lead your guests in the cannabis bar experience. Their job is to make sure that no one is served cannabis that is under the influence of alcohol, anyone who seems intoxicated or under the age of 19 years old at your wedding reception.
3. What to serve? Obviously, the first thing that comes to mind when deciding to offer cannabis at your wedding is to make multiple cultivars of cannabis available and letting guests choose which cultivar to consume by experiencing the sensory station provided by HIGH BAR. Aside from smoking variants, couples can opt for beverages as well. Everyone’s different, and cannabis isn't for everyone. So it’s a good idea to have a variety of beverages on hand, along with a range of non-cannabis and non-alcoholic beverages, so that people have options. And finally, always ensure your guests have a safe ride home - cannabis and driving never mix.
4. Please don't mix! As with all cannabis, do not mix with alcohol.
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HIGH BAR Hospitality & Event Group is Canada's first luxury mobile cannabis bar providing cannabis sommeliers, budtenders, consumption lounges, cannabis catering and other hospitality services. Creating a premier full-service experience that everyone can enjoy (from someone who's never consumed cannabis to your seasoned cannabis cannoisseur). With our experience and knowledge immersed in the event industry for over 25 years, the introduction of legal cannabis presented the perfect opportunity to create a high class event company featuring cannabis in its many wonderful forms. Our mission is simple, provide clients with cannabis experience presented in a classy and high-end fashion. We’ve partnered with some of the best names in the events and cannabis industries, so that we can provide the highest quality service for any occasion. We are committed to cannabis education, safety, and providing a responsible experience.
HIGH BAR Hospitality & Event Group (located in Toronto, Ontario) will provide services only in Canada. All services are contingent upon compliance with cannabis related legislation and regulations. We do not facilitate the sales of cannabis or cannabis products.
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