SAVEUR is hosting their Holiday Social on Saturday, December 13th at the Astor Center in NYC, where the food-obsessed can come shop, taste, and learn. Guests can reserve a seat in the Learn classroom of their choosing, a selection of intimate workshops taught by NYC’s top culinary talent. Classes include: Scotch Cocktails with Dev Johnson from Employees Only, Craft Cocktails by Chris Wertz and Peter Fornatale, Authors of Brooklyn Spirits, His-and-Hers Wine Tasting from The NoMad and The Breslin, Fancy Desserts with Del Posto’s Brooks Headley, Portuguese Cuisine with Aldea’s George Mendes, Hanukkah Brunch with Black Seed Bagel’s Eli Sussman, and many more. Tickets for our Learn sessions are limited!
SAVEUR has also handpicked artisanal goods and hard-to-find foodie gifts for shoppers to sample, peruse, and purchase, all in one spot. Attendees are also invited to indulge in bottomless tastings of SAVEUR Test Kitchen approved festive recipes, custom cocktails, wines and beers.
A portion of proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to SAVEUR’s charity partner, Citymeals-on-Wheels.
Some of the seminars include:
5:00 – 5:45PM | MIX, SHAKE AND SIP! WITH HIGHLAND PARK
Watch Dev Johnson from Employees Only in action for this hands-on mixology experience and discover the versatility of Highland Park Single Malt. Learn the trick to making the perfect smoky scotch cocktail, just in time for holiday entertaining.Host: Dev Johnson, Principal Bartender, Employees Only
5:00 – 5:45PM | HIS-AND-HERS WINE TASTING FROM THE NOMAD AND THE BRESLIN
Husband-and-wife sommelier duo Thomas Pastuszak and Jessica Brown will guide you through a “His” and “Hers” wine tasting, from affordable sparkling wine to extremely versatile reds, to serve at your next holiday meal. Hosts: Jessica Brown, Wine Director, The John Dory and The Breslin; Thomas Pastuszak, Wine Director, The NoMad
6:15 – 7:00PM | BETTER THAN THE BAR: MAKE CRAFT COCKTAILS AT HOME
Join Will Noland of Sidecar Brooklyn for a lesson in how to make vibrant seasonal cocktails with progressive DIY mixology tricks. Chris Wertz and Peter Fornatale, authors of Brooklyn Spirits, will lend their expertise for this hands-on demonstration of shaking and stirring.Hosts: Will Noland, Sidecar Brooklyn; Chris Wertz and Peter Fornatale, Authors of Brooklyn Spirits: Craft Distilling and Cocktails from the World’s Hippest Borough
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