Also a small town kid, A.J. grew up in DeWitt, Arkansas where he gained first-hand experience in the art of “Southern Hospitality”. A.J. found his grandmother, Pat, to be a very influential person early in his life. She became the base for all that A.J. is as a person and as a professional. So now, A.J. ‘s art to create handcrafted cocktails mixed with his passion to serve others; has given him a vast number of skills and expertise after 25+ years working in local pubs, restaurants, night clubs, sporting event venues & private caterings.
Owner A.J. Gaston, an experienced bartender with a demonstrated history of working in the restaurants industry, has compiled a team of well-trained bartenders and servers that have the knowledge and experience to take any event to the next level. I.E.D. hires only five-star bartenders we know and have worked with firsthand. Our Bar Services include, but are not limited to: weddings, receptions, private parties, celebrations, wine/craft cocktail classes, bachelor and bachelorette parties, outside festivals, indoor and outdoor sports venues and corporate events.