Nicola Riske wrote -
BREAKING TOTC NEWS..... Gaz & Dolls (and Guys, Too!) take the plunge!
That's right. Bartender extraordinaire Gary 'Gaz' Regan, The Macallan's Nicola Riske and some kick-a$$ bartenders & industry pros are going to take a 'riske', dive into icy waters and share a wee dram - all for an amazing cause! To raise funds for the Museum of the American Cocktail!
Our amazing team includes:
Gary 'Gaz' Regan
Nicola Riske - The Macallan
Rachel Sergi - The Jack Rose, Washington, DC
Phoebe Esmon - President, USBG Philadelphia
Lucinda Sterling - Middle Branch, NYC
Blaine Ashley - CitySip
Sarah Gibbons - Disaronno
Stephanie Moreno - Spirits Professional
Emily Cavalier - Midnight Brunch
Jen Prout Boelts - Imbibe Magazine
Jason Littrell - President, USBGNY
Jacob Briars - Spirits Professional
Daniel Undhammar - Zubrowka
Michael J. Neff - Ward III / The Rum House, NYC
Joel Clark - Sanctuaria, St. Louis
Jade Brown Godfrey - Bellwether, NYC
Chris Hopkins - Vesper Bar, Las Vegas
Philip Pepperdine - St. Germain
Mariena Mercer - Chandelier Bar, Las Vegas
Russell Woelfel - Spirits Professional
Lindsay Matteson - Flatiron Lounge, NYC
Philip Duff - Liquid Solutions
David Kaplan - D&C, Proprietors LLC
Kris Von Dopek - Bangers & Lace, Chicago
Jessie Dure - Dick and Jane's, Brooklyn
Bartenders and Industry Professionals - want to join in and TAKE THE PLUNGE with us? Let me (Nicola) know - the MORE, the MERRIER!!
Please SUPPORT us and MOTAC and make a donation! EVERY DONATION IS TAX-DEDUCTABLE.
And come out and SHOW your support. Cheer us on in New Orleans as we brave the freezing waters and I will fill your glasses with the liquid sunshine that is The Macallan. It's sure to be loads of fun as we stay cool in the steamy NOLA weather. Let's kick back a whisky together!!
This is a FREE EVENT but RSVP is required. Full details below:
A Tales of the Cocktail first!
Bartenders from around the globe will unite for the inaugural ‘Macallan Ice Ball Plunge’, a fund-raising event for the Museum of the American Cocktail.
Watch as the leading faces of the industry take a bone chilling plunge into an icy pool inspired by the signature Macallan Ice Ball. Following the plunge, jumpers, their teams and supporters will warm up in The Macallan Ice Ball lounge with the world’s most precious single malt Scotch.
Come watch the festivities unfold as friends and colleagues leap into icy waters to raise funds for the Museum of the American Cocktail!
The Macallan Ice Ball Plunge
Thursday, July 26th
528 Chartres Street ~ Between St. Louis & Toulouse