Tales of the Cocktail® Announces the
2011 Spirited Dinner® and Luncheon Series
NEW ORLEANS, LA—May 1, 2011– Tales of the Cocktail® the world’s premier cocktail festival is proud to announce the 2011 Spirited Dinner® and Luncheon series to be held during the week of the festival that showcases various New Orleans restaurants and the art of cocktail and food pairing.
The Thursday night of Tales of the Cocktail® has become the evening when two of New Orleans’ greatest pastimes—eating and drinking—come together through the Spirited Dinner® Series, which will include 26 of the best restaurants in the city. But this year we’re shaking up the Spirited Dinners a bit. Each of the dinners happening around town will have it’s own special theme exploring topics like the American Spirits, Single Malt Cocktails, East Coast vs. West Coast Libations, Whiskey Punches and much more. Our award winning chefs and world famous mixologists has crafted the menus, cocktail and cuisine. Join us at one of these spirited pairings and shake up your Tales of the Cocktail® experience. The Spirited Dinner® Series ranges from $70 to $100 inclusive of tax and gratuity and reservations should be made directly with each Spirited Dinner® restaurant. In order to ensure an intimate dining experience, space has been limited and reservations are required. All Spirited Dinners will be held on Thursday, July 21, 2011.
To showcase perfect food and cocktail pairings, but built around the theme of the lunch Tale of the Cocktail® will host three Spirited Luncheons on Friday, July 22 and Saturday, July 23. At each of these educational luncheons, mixologists will guide you through an in-depth look at the featured spirit or spirits. Whether you are learning how food and cocktail are entwined at August, lunching with the ladies of LUPEC (Ladies United for the Preservation of Endangered Cocktails) at Café Adelaide or singing at the PAMA, Popstars and Bubbles lunch at Calcasieu, the Spirited Luncheon series will surely shake you up. Tickets for the Spirited Luncheon series are on sale now through the Tales of the Cocktail® web site, www.TalesoftheCocktail.com. Spirited Luncheons range from $50 to $65.00. There is limited space available, so purchase your tickets today!
Our Spirited Dinner® and Luncheon series combine quality service, remarkable menus and an unforgettable encounter in the heart of New Orleans.
A full list of participating restaurants as well as reservation information can also be found at www.TalesoftheCocktail.com.
This summer Tales of the Cocktail® returns to New Orleans July 20-24 to shake things up with another spirited schedule of seminars, parties, competitions, tastings, dinner pairings, workshops and more. Tickets to all Tales of the Cocktail® events are currently on sale at www.TalesoftheCocktail.com.