The Tales of the Cocktail comes to New Orleans July 20th – 24th, 2011. Don’t miss out on great conversation and drinks with industry leaders.
The Tales of the Cocktail is your complete cocktail experience. Whether you just enjoy the drinks or you’re an expert mixologist, the Tales of the Cocktail has an event, seminar or competition that’s right for you.
With events spread throughout the Warehouse District, Central Business District and French Quarter, New Orleans will be busy with daily seminars, interviews, and walking tours. The extended weekend experience even features complimentary events such as the Across the Bar Interview Series with in-depth conversations with industry leaders. Wednesday night (July 20th) features the 2nd Annual Cocktail Fresh Market, a discussion about bringing only the freshest produce back to making cocktails. Oh, and did we forget to mention there would be samples?
Whatever your schedule, you’ll definitely want to make sure that you get down to the 200 Block of Royal Street for the Toast to Tales of the Cocktail 2011 on Wednesday the 20th at 2 p.m. This year, event organizers are going for the record: The World’s Largest Genever Slurp. Raise your glass to the Toast of the Tales and help set a new world record. Stars of the week’s festivities will be in attendance, as well.
On Saturday, July 23rd, the Mahalia Jackson Theater will roll out the red carpet for the 5th Annual Spirited Award Ceremony. Guests are invited to dress in the style of 1920’s Atlantic City for “an evening of Boardwalk Empire gangsters and glamour!”
Join professionals and fans from around the world for the 9th Annual Tales of the Cocktail, and prepare to have a great time from Wednesday, July 20th to Sunday, July 24th.
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