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In addition to owning and operating several bars and restaurants in the Texas Hill Country, Black Stone is an Event Management and Hospitality group based in Fredericksburg, Texas. We own and operate dozens of events. From polo and hot air balloon festivals to food and wine events, Black Stone welcomes well over 100,000 customers annually.
Black Stone is fully insured and licensed with a Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) mixed beverage permit that allows us to serve and sell alcohol at your special event!
We got into this side of the business when we saw bar partner after bar partner mess up bar service at our events. It was frustrating to work 6 months on an event, and to not have professionally run bars. If you have a public or private event coming up and need a bar service for your special event - we are the perfect partner.
Black Stone operates a professional and experienced bar service equipped to expertly handle your next event! At most events, inefficient bars and long lines mean you are LOSING money and upsetting your guests. We know how to build out your bar, and manage that bar day of in the most efficient and profitable way. We take great pride in running a professional bar operation.
Black stone will provide everything from bartenders, alcohol beverages, mixers, ice, garnishes, plasticware, bar linens and Black Stone’s 24/7 support team.
We provide a wide range of alcohol catering options including full bar service: mixed liquor drinks, speciality cocktails, beer, wine and champagne. We have several different packages available:
Beer & Wine: Includes beer and wine only with select domestic and premium beers and a hand picked selection of local Hill Country wines and non-alcohol drinks such as bottled water, sodas, juices and more.
Full Bar: Features selections of liquor, beer, wine and champagne, as well as mixers and non-alcohol drinks such as bottled water, sodas, juices and more.
Black Stone also handles the temporary alcohol permitting that is required through TABC for every special event and follows all local, state and federal laws and regulations.
Black Stone Catering is a full service catering company. Each of our events is a unique experience put together by our creative staff to suit the needs of our clients. Black Stone Catering will provide for your bar staffing needs, setup your bar, cater your food needs and even manage the entire event. Whether you need one bartender or management of an entire event (food, drink, planning) Black Stone Catering can be your partner!
We provide great food, meticulous attention to detail, wonderful decorations and personalized service. We are licensed by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission and are able to meet all of your needs. Complete your party with personalized bartending, great food and event staffing services by the professionals at Black Stone Catering. For more than 15 years, we have helped our clients create truly memorable events, parties and weddings for less. We go above and beyond to ensure your big day is truly special.
We love working with couples to truly enjoy beautiful AND AFFORDABLE weddings (parties and events)! We see future friends and customers, not just price tags on every new client. Imagine a bar with fresh herbs, fruit purées, spices, and specially prepared garnishes. Now imagine a staff of knowledgeable, well-trained, and exceptionally courteous bartenders and food servers.
Black Stone Catering does full scale catering including BBQ, Oyster Stations, Farm to Table Dinners, Charcuterie and all other food categories. We also provide bar staffing and services!
Every member of our staff is TABC certified and carries a Texas Food Handlers card. Our bartenders are equipped with the tools necessary to serve at your event, including portable bars. Our experts are more than happy to recommend the best bar service lineup and compliments to the menu!
Black Stone Catering will take the worry out of planning your event. Our staff visits with each client to discuss menu ideas and expectations. We will then recommend menus that meet those expectations and are within his or her budget.
We are an approved caterer at most venues in the Texas Hill Country!
With years of experience from Washington, D.C. to Greenwich CT and Austin, Texas to Colorado Springs, CO we are the perfect event management partner for a business, individual, municipality or beyond.
Black Stone creates, markets, manages and operates several large scale events in house nationally, from concept to clean up. The Victory Cup National Polo Tournament and The Best of Texas Food and Wine Festival are just two examples. We understand events and we can work with you as partners to keep expenses low while executing a successful, safe, enjoyable and profitable (if that is your goal) event.
We are uniquely qualified because we not only operate our own bar in the Texas Hill Country, but we also host our own special events throughout the US that attract thousands of guests. Our staff is battle tested, professionally vetted, fully trained and TABC certified to ensure the highest quality for your event. We’ve run intimate events with 150 attendees all the way up to large scale events with 7,500+.
Holding our own mixed beverage permit as well, we can manage your event from concept to completion, marketing to bar service. Corporate event, wedding, political or charity fundraiser, or large scale public or private event. We have you covered!
We are a full service event management and bar service company. We look forward to exceeding your expectations!
“Black Stone in a word is phenomenal! I had a dream for a product that through hard word, dedication, professional resolve and ethics that are above reproach they brought it to Life! I cannot thank them enough and anyone looking to work with Industry leaders that put the best interest of the clients first with a steadfast, intelligent and methodical approach to your needs, please do yourself a favor and look no further than this group, I guarantee you will not regret same. They have affected my life is such a positive way with their work and team I am eternally thankful!”Chander Singh, Track With Ease Founder, https://www.trackwithease.com/
“I own a unique aerial tour business and I use Black Stone for video production to document my customer's memories. I was completely impressed by the quality of the videos I received and they have always been on time. My customers could not be happier with the product.”Rob Whiteside, Austin Biplane Founder, http://www.austinbiplane.com/
“Greg, Joe and the entire Black Stone team are a group of experienced professionals. They did an unbelievable job for my reelection campaign. Everyone loved the photography, mail and graphic design work they did for us. I would highly recommend Black Stone to anyone serious about running for political office."Representative Steve Carter, http://stevecarter4la.com/
“Black Stone is an innovative company composed of a brilliant team of talented professionals whose work will help your company prosper to its full potential! At Millens Metal Recycling, we couldn’t be more pleased with their design and development of our website!”Ashley Ranieri, Millens Metal Recycling Executive Assistant, http://www.millensrecycling.com/
“Our experience with the Black Stone team has been awesome. They are fresh thinkers, problem solvers, optimistic, knowledgeable in their field; get it done folks and really a pleasure to work with. We highly recommend them.”Mark Bankord, Trading Up, http://tradingup.org/
“Working with Joe and his team at Black Stone has been a wonderful experience for us. They have stayed cool-headed, flexible, resourceful and available to us each step of the way in developing our project. The result? We have a Phase I that is a solid start to our dream to translate our programs from purely analog to digital that is both user friendly and fun for our kids to use. Thank you Black Stone Team!”Christi Wilkins, Dramatic Results Executive Director, http://www.dramaticresults.org/