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Monday, March 26 • 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Mixology Training 2 - Contemporary Cocktails Sponsored by Diageo

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A spirit focused session guided by NY Mixologist Eric Ribeiro on the fundamentals & methodology of America’s hottest trending cocktails.  Breaking down the technical terminology & varieties of spirits so you can better build a diverse backbar & help your guests choose the ideal spirit for what their palate & mood best suits.  Experience a diverse tasting from Bourbon, Rye, Tequila, Gin & more to open your palate to the range of flavor profiles available in the world’s hottest bars, restaurants, nightclubs & lounges.

Now apply this knowledge to your cocktail mixing game.  Learn how to utilize amazing ingredients & educate your guests & bar on what a well-balanced cocktail should taste like.  Once these innovative formulas have been established, you can begin to develop variations on these recipes to give a unique flair to your bar & something one-of-a-kind to your audience.  The course will offer an opportunity to taste, discuss & get a little hands-on mixing to build your confidence & ability behind the bar!

This course is developed for you to build a strong selection of spirits for your bar, & can be applied in the most modern cocktails.  With hundreds of spirits to choose from, an informed buyer can choose a range of spirits that is perfectly suited to making the perfect cocktail. This can ensure there is something for everyone when it comes to guest experience, whether they are a purist, an adventurer, or a connoisseur looking for the leading-edge in modern mixology.

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Steve Liston

Innovation, Diageo
Steve Liston works within Innovation at Diageo. He is responsible for the commercialization of leading innovative products, whether these are variants using the hottest trending flavors, or developing completely new-to-world spirits or beer brands. His team is tasked with creating... Read More →
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Eric Ribeiro

Brand Representative and Cocktailian, Diageo
Eric Ribeiro began his long path in his bartending career in France. After graduating with a BA in Culinary Arts, Eric studied in some of the best kitchens in Paris, working alongside some of the best chefs in France. Eric moved into an instructing role, teaching a new generation... Read More →

Monday March 26, 2018 3:00pm - 5:30pm PDT
Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits 8400 S. Jones Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89139