2019 Seminars

All seminars take place on Saturday, June 1 at the Drury Hotel between 11:30 am – 6:45 pm. Exact times, expanded descriptions and speaker bios coming soon…

Great Whiskey Cocktails: A Hands-On Workshop with Master Mixologist and Spirits Educator, Bobby G Gleason of Beam Suntory covering the julep to the Old Fashioned. This is a must-attend for any serious whiskey lover!

How To Tiki: A panel of experts leads attendees through history, modern tiki cocktails and how to make tiki cocktails in bars and at home. One of the hottest trends in mixology with some of the coolest people in the biz!

Know Your French Brandies: French Native and Spirits Expert, Audrey Fort, leads a tasting of must-know facts, spirits and cocktails for these brandies which are leading all current cocktail trends.

500 Years Old: How South America’s Oldest Spirits Are Carving a Path in Modern Amerian Cocktail Culture:Cachaca and Pisco are two of the most exciting spirits around and Dragos Axinte and Jared Sasso take you on an exotic journey.

Vodka, The Worlds Most Popular Spirit with Tony Abou Ganim includes tasting and education as well as a mini-cocktail party before the Chef & Shaker Challenge

T.A.D.A. Technique, Application, Dilution, Aeration with Jason Asher presents an in-depth conversation about how ice and air specifically affect a cocktail. He will cover various dilution methods including shaking, stirring, throwing, blending, spindle mixing, and frozen drink machines.