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30
Mon
March 30, 2015
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am
10:00 am-
10:50 am
From 12 to 1200 Cocktails
Armando Rosario, Director of Mixology - Southern Wine & Spirits
Livio Lauro, Sr. Director of Sales - Resort Spirits - Southern Wine & Spirits
Breakout Session
From 12 to 1200 Cocktails
Bartending & Mixology
10:00 am - 10:50 am
SPEAKER:
Armando Rosario

Director of Mixology
Southern Wine & Spirits
Livio Lauro

Sr. Director of Sales - Resort Spirits
Southern Wine & Spirits
Description:
2:10pm
2:10 pm-
3:00 pm
Enhance Cocktails with the Proper Technique
Jeffrey Morgenthaler, Bar Manager & Author - Clyde Commons/Pepe Le Moko & The Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique
Breakout Session
Proper cocktail technique is a piece that is missing so frequently in modern cocktail bars. From juicing, garnishing, carbonating and more, bartending can be broken down into essential techniques ...
Enhance Cocktails with the Proper Technique
Bartending & Mixology
2:10 pm - 3:00 pm
SPEAKER:
Jeffrey Morgenthaler

Bar Manager & Author
Clyde Commons/Pepe Le Moko & The Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique
Description:
Proper cocktail technique is a piece that is missing so frequently in modern cocktail bars. From juicing, garnishing, carbonating and more, bartending can be broken down into essential techniques which can be combined to build the best cocktails.   Attendees will leave with a better understanding of the cocktail creation process and how to implement these tactics into their beverage program in order to maximize profits.
3:10pm
3:10 pm-
4:00 pm
The New Science of Old Whiskey
Philip Raimondo, National Account Manager - Beam Suntory
Breakout Session
The New Science of Old Whiskey
Bartending & Mixology
3:10 pm - 4:00 pm
SPEAKER:
Philip Raimondo

National Account Manager
Beam Suntory
Description:
4:10pm
4:10 pm-
5:00 pm
Mastering Cocktail Production & Presentation
Charlotte Voisey, Portfolio Ambassador - William Grant & Sons
Breakout Session
America’s top cocktail bars have really pulled out all the stops when it comes to cocktail menus.  But how much is too much?  And can one size fit all? In this comprehensive session we’ll lo...
Mastering Cocktail Production & Presentation
Bartending & Mixology
4:10 pm - 5:00 pm
SPEAKER:
Charlotte Voisey

Portfolio Ambassador
William Grant & Sons
Description:
America’s top cocktail bars have really pulled out all the stops when it comes to cocktail menus.  But how much is too much?  And can one size fit all? In this comprehensive session we’ll look at what a cocktail menu should be doing for your bar, how to organize your menu on the back end for profit and on the front line to engage guests. As seen on Food Network’s Iron Chef America, Charlotte Voisey, an award winning mixologist, has managed bars and consulted on cocktail menus around the world.
31
Tue
March 31, 2015
10:00am - 4:50pm
10:00am
10:00 am-
10:50 am
Change is Good: Shake up your Cocktail Menu
Trevor Frye, Mixologist/Cocktail Consultant - Jack Rose Dining Saloon
Breakout Session
An exciting cocktail menu is imperative to the success of a bar. Most people know that the highest profit margins in the bar industry come from liquor, and this session will teach you just how to ...
Change is Good: Shake up your Cocktail Menu
Bartending & Mixology
10:00 am - 10:50 am
SPEAKER:
Trevor Frye

Mixologist/Cocktail Consultant
Jack Rose Dining Saloon
Description:
An exciting cocktail menu is imperative to the success of a bar. Most people know that the highest profit margins in the bar industry come from liquor, and this session will teach you just how to maximize these profits by building a beverage program the right way. This information-packed session will provide attendees with a comprehensive explanation of how to build a successful and lucrative beverage program by way of proper education, create a well-balanced cocktail list, understand your market, and empower your employees.    
2:00pm
2:00 pm-
2:50 pm
Batching: Going Craft Doesn't Mean Going Slow
Ethan Bondelid, Owner - The Berry & Rye, The House of Loom
Breakout Session
Craft Cocktails are here to stay. Designing a menu program built for high volume and speed is essential to maximizing profit and customer experience. In this how-to session, we will reveal indu...
Batching: Going Craft Doesn't Mean Going Slow
Bartending & Mixology
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
SPEAKER:
Ethan Bondelid

Owner
The Berry & Rye, The House of Loom
Description:
Craft Cocktails are here to stay. Designing a menu program built for high volume and speed is essential to maximizing profit and customer experience. In this how-to session, we will reveal industry secrets in creating a craft cocktail menu such as batching, keg cocktails and more. Attendees will also leave with an understanding of mechanics around bartender stations that deliver excellent cocktails in a fast-paced atmosphere. 
3:00pm
3:00 pm-
3:50 pm
Thinking Outside the Glass
Tobin Ellis, Principal - BarMagic
Breakout Session
Join bartending veteran and renowned bar consultant Tobin Ellis as he shares his arsenal of resources, inspirations and methodology for designing dozens of award-winning, profitable beverage progr...
Thinking Outside the Glass
Bartending & Mixology
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm
SPEAKER:
Tobin Ellis

Principal
BarMagic
Description:
Join bartending veteran and renowned bar consultant Tobin Ellis as he shares his arsenal of resources, inspirations and methodology for designing dozens of award-winning, profitable beverage programs and drink features for clients all over the world including EDITION Hotels, MGM Mirage, and Bellagio. You will leave armed with the strategies, information, resources and methodologies for putting together drink features, cocktail lists and entire beverage programs that are: strategic, creative, seasonal, on-trend and most of all, profitable. 
4:00pm
4:00 pm-
4:50 pm
Understanding Cocktail Flavor Profiles and Spirit Pairings
Larrian Gillespie MD, CEO - Addiction Mixology
Breakout Session
Flavor Pairing (not to be confused with food matching) is a new field of culinary idea focusing on combining dominant matched flavors to intensify the taste experienced by the consumer. Pharmacolo...
Understanding Cocktail Flavor Profiles and Spirit Pairings
Bartending & Mixology
4:00 pm - 4:50 pm
SPEAKER:
Larrian Gillespie MD

CEO
Addiction Mixology
Description:
Flavor Pairing (not to be confused with food matching) is a new field of culinary idea focusing on combining dominant matched flavors to intensify the taste experienced by the consumer. Pharmacology-based flavor pairings allow the mixologist the ability to recreate a flavor by combining elements similar to that flavor. In this fun and easy to understand presentation you will discover the Rule of Five and how it impacts taste, the seven flavor receptors, and more - in order to set the mood at your venue through your cocktails.
1
Wed
April 1, 2015
1:00pm - 2:50pm
1:00pm
1:00 pm-
1:50 pm
Going Beyond the Recipes of Modern & Classic Cocktails
Mia Mastroianni, Cocktail Engineer - Soho House
Breakout Session
Delicious cocktails are well-balanced with every element harmonizing and no single flavor dominating the others. Here we delve deep into the balancing act of achieving perfect proportions, to max...
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Going Beyond the Recipes of Modern & Classic Cocktails
Bartending & Mixology
1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
SPEAKER:
Mia Mastroianni

Cocktail Engineer
Soho House
Description:
Delicious cocktails are well-balanced with every element harmonizing and no single flavor dominating the others. Here we delve deep into the balancing act of achieving perfect proportions, to maximize the flavor and success in your creations. We'll dissect and explore a variety of flavors while deconstructing the elements that go into crafting perfect cocktails every time. 
2:00pm
2:00 pm-
2:50 pm
What's Hot, What's Not and What's Next
Dave Herlog, Las Vegas Ambassador - Kettle One
Dr. Thomas Turner, Master of Whiskey - Diageo
Sean Kenyon, Owner - Williams & Graham
Breakout Session
In the bar business, you need to stay ahead of the game when it comes to spirit trends. This panel will explore the history and differences between vodkas, whiskies, tequilas, etc. and the ways in...
What's Hot, What's Not and What's Next
Bartending & Mixology
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
SPEAKER:
Dave Herlog
Panelist
Las Vegas Ambassador
Kettle One
Dr. Thomas Turner
Moderator
Master of Whiskey
Diageo
Sean Kenyon
Panelist
Owner
Williams & Graham
Description:
In the bar business, you need to stay ahead of the game when it comes to spirit trends. This panel will explore the history and differences between vodkas, whiskies, tequilas, etc. and the ways in which all three spirits are positioned in nightclubs and bars today. There will be a focus on the new culture of mixology and the craft cocktail. Whether you run a small sports bar, fine dining restaurant, or large nightclub there are easy and effective ways to stock a bar with not only the staples but unique products. 
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