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Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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Big Screen Cuisine: Hey Bartender

11/22  |  5:30 PM
Members $4
Non-Members $8

Hey Bartender
Sunday, November 22, 2015
Class: 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Movie: 5:30 pm

Gather at the Downtown Market’s teaching kitchen for a Cocktail and Charcuterie class with the Grand Rapids Cocktail Guild and learn about the history, practice, and techniques behind making the perfect cocktail. Make your own spirited drink and enjoy delicious appetizers before heading to the UICA Movie Theater to enjoy Hey, Bartender on the big screen. 

Featuring four lecturers/demos from GR Cocktail Guild - USBG:

  • Pre-prohibition
  • Prohibition-era
  • Tiki
  • Modernist

Two bartenders try to achieve their dreams through bartending. An injured Marine turns his goals to becoming a principal bartender at the best cocktail bar in the world. A young man leaves his white-collar job to buy the corner bar in his hometown years later he struggles to keep afloat. The bar is three deep and the bartenders are in the weeds at the greatest cocktail party since before Prohibition. Hey Bartender is the story of the rebirth of the bartender and the comeback of the cocktail. Featuring the world's most renowned bartenders and access to the most exclusive bars in New York with commentary from Graydon Carter, Danny Meyer and Amy Sacco.

Directed By: Douglas Tirola
Genre: Documentary
Run Time: 92 Minutes
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Origin: USA