What is Bar Chef Cocktail Kits?

Bar Chef Cocktail Kits deliver classic and signature cocktails to your doorstep paired with a virtual happy hour. Each kit is carefully curated to create three cocktail recipes, serving two or four portions each. Participants are invited to pair the kit with a live virtual happy hour led by a primer bartender to teach patrons the art of crafting each drink accompanied by colorful commentary and educational facts about the cocktail at hand. Kits are available for gifts, group parties, corporate events or monthly subscriptions. 

What comes with the Bar Chef Cocktail Kit?

You will conveniently receive at your door a box full of fresh ingredients to craft cocktails such as

  • Fresh fruit
  • Vegetables
  • Fresh Herbs
  • Spices
  • Savory Syrups
  • Juices
  • Soda water
  • Tonic water
  • Simple syrups
  • Jams
  • Shrubs
  • Recipe cards
  • Bar equipment 
  • Access to our two Virtual Happy Hours each month

What is the shelf life of the items in the kit?

Upon receiving the kit, please place items in the fridge until use. We advise our guest to create, sip, and enjoy within a 10 day window of the kit being shipped. If you have any questions regarding your kit, please contact us at

Does Bar Chef Cocktail Kits offer one time kits for a private virtual happy hours or business events? 

Yes, the process involves a little planning in terms of logistics, scheduling, and pricing. Please contact us at with the following information: Date of event, number of attendees, occasion, budget and best contact information. We can customize kits for group parties.

Do I have to do a subscription?

No, we offer gift kits as well as featured event kits available for one time purchases. 

Where do you ship? 

Based on your location, shipping can range from 1-3 day ground shipping. If you want your package to be 2-day air shipped, please contact us at

Cocktail kits are available for ground shipping to the following states:

When will my subscription kit arrive?

We will be shipping with an arrival scheduled for Tuesday-Thursday depending on your location. 

What is the schedule for the virtual happy hour for the subscription kit?

Currently, the virtual happy hour is scheduled for Wednesday at 6:15 pm EST. In each Bar Chef Cocktail Kit, we'll provide you with the necessary information to join us. As we continue to serve a larger audience other times will become available. Please contact us at if you'd like to show your support for another time.

Is it mandatory that I attend the virtual happy hour?

Nope! However, we hope that you can join us often because our bartenders would love to answer any questions you may have.

What if the virtual happy hour time doesn't work for my schedule? 

If you are a subscriber, you will receive free access to our recorded virtual happy hours.  Please email for more information.

Do you get alcohol with your Bar Chef Cocktail Kit?

Unfortunately, not at this time due to the liquor laws of Virginia. However, in our kits, we will provide you with a price conscious liquor list to purchase from a local distiller or liquor store. Through the Cocktail Club Rewards Program, you may also earn Booze Bucks and receive discounts on your subscription, gift cards, and exclusive experience opportunities. 

How many drinks can I make with a monthly subscription Bar Chef Cocktail Kit?

If you have the right equipment and glassware, your cocktail kit will serve two portions + for three recipes, totaling 6-8 adult beverages. The four portion option is three recipes totaling 12-16 adult beverages for you and your friends.

Do I need bar equipment to make the cocktails?

Yes. If you want to make the drink correctly, with ease and a timely fashion, we recommend purchasing the essential bar set if you're starting out. However, if you're looking to try it out at first. You can use some creative ways to make drinks with kitchen items.