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PARIS OF THE PLAINS

COCKTAIL FESTIVAL

SEPTEMBER 6-9, 2018

2018 SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6TH

9pm - midnight:

International Cocktail Karaoke Showcase

this event is *FREE* with an RSVP HERE

presented by Patron Spirits

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH

 

SEMINARS:
*at Union Station [30 W Pershing]

10am  |  The Many Styles of DUSA: Home of Diplomatico Rum
w. Global Rum Ambassador Ian Burrell
presented by Diplomatico Rums*

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12pm  |  "All About Family: A Cocktail Luncheon

w. J. Rieger & Co. and Del Maguey Single Village Mezcal"
at The Rieger [1924 Main St]

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2:30pm  |  Wes Henderson & "The Art of Finishing"
presented by Angel's Envy*

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4pm  |  "Harnessing Creativity to Create Ownership Behind the Bar"
w. Jeff Donahue & Wade McElroy of Chicago's Leisure Activities*

presented by Bacardi

EVENING EVENTS:

6-9pm   |  Spirit of KC: A Local Artist Showcase
this event is *FREE* just stop on by!
art by local bartenders Travis Stewart, David Hardy, & Maria Presker

at Lifted Spirits Upstairs [1734 Cherry St]

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9pm - midnight  |  Making Movies Presents Dante Y Los Immigrantes, 
a Tribute to Federico Dante:
a fiery mix of traditional mambo & típico music along side other great works from the era.
presented by Bacardi and Havana Club

at The Havana Room [103 W. 19th St]

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8TH

 

SEMINARS:

*at Union Station [30 W Pershing]

10am  |  "It's Complicated: The Historic Relationship Between Whisk(e)y & Sherry" w. Monique Huston, Ryan Maybee, & Steve Olson*

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12pm  |  Luncheon - "Bar Industry Sustainability:
Some Considerations for the Long Haul" w. Jim Meehan of PDT NY

presented by Tanqueray and Bulleit
at Novel [1927 Mcgee]

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2pm  |  "Time Can Be On Your Side: Time Mgmt When Everything is Important" w. Mike Ryan of Kimpton Bars
presented by Maison Ferrand*

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4pm  |  "Underbar Design & Functionality"
w. Leo Degroff & Sean Kenyon of Williams & Graham*

presented by George Dickel no. 12 and George Dickel Tabasco-Barrel Finished

EVENING EVENTS:

6pm - 9pm  |  KC Kilt Classic w. Laphroaig

Il Lazzarone  |  Brown & Loe  |  Extra Virgin  |  Anton's

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9pm - midnight  |  "Monte with Bonny" Miles Bonny & Sother Teague
presented by Amaro Montenegro

at Anton's KC [1610 Main St]

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9TH

 

SEMINARS:

*at Union Station [30 W Pershing]

10am  |  "Design: Both Sides of the Bar" w. Ricki Kline
(of Seven Grand, The Varnish, Walker Inn, Honey Cut)*

presented by Ketel One

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12pm  |  Luncheon - "Grape on Grape on Grape"
featuring national brand ambassador Zahra Bates
presented by Courvoisier

at Michael Smith [1900 Main St]

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2pm  |  A Spirited Flight: an Immersive Experience w. Jonathan Pogash presented by Terlato Spirits

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4pm  |  "Why Which Wine: How Sparkling, Rosé, Organic, and Natural Wines Affect Classic Cocktails" w. Doug Frost*
presented by Pernod Ricard USA

EVENING EVENTS:

6pm - 10pm  |  MIDWEST MELEE: A Multi-city Smackdown

KC vs. Denver vs. Des Moines vs. Oklahoma City vs. Omaha

presented by J. Rieger & Co., Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge,
Pierre Ferrand 1840, & Angostura 5 Year

at the Guild [1621 Locust St]

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9pm - midnight  |  Yacht Rock Singalong Sendoff
presented by Beam Suntory

at Ollie's Local [3044 Gillham Rd]