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Tuesday, July 19 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Tales of the Cocktail AUA (Ask Us Anything)

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Ever wondered how Tales works? What they look for in seminars? How apprentices are selected? Well at Tales of the Cocktail® 2016, we want you to bring all your questions to our Ask Us Anything. 

Ann Tuennerman, Philip Duff, Don Lee and Simon Ford—four individuals that help shape each year’s festivities—will be on hand to answer literally any questions and discuss any suggestions you have for Tales of the Cocktail, the seminars, the Spirited Awards® and the Cocktail Apprentice Program®. All Tales attendees are invited to this complimentary event for what will surely be a lively discussion about what makes Tales tick.

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ms. franky marshall

Franky is a New York City hospitality industry veteran. Having worked as a Bartender and in various other front-of-house positions at establishments across the spectrum has given her a great deal of experience to draw on. She was introduced to this rarefied cocktail world when she became part of the opening staff of the highly acclaimed Clover Club. She then went onto work at the historic Monkey Bar, the revamped Holiday Cocktail Lounge, and... Read More →

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Philip Duff

Director, Liquid Solutions & Tales of the Cocktail
Director of Education for Tales of the Cocktail, bar & beverage consultant, founder of door 74 (Amsterdam), in-demand spirits educator, but I never talk about my work at the orphan dolphin sanctuary, do you hear? Never.
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Simon Ford

Co-founder, The 86 Co
Simon is a leading voice of the global cocktail and bar industry with over 20 years experience in bartending, educating on cocktails & spirits and marketing some of the biggest spirits brands on the planet. He is regularly invited to lead education sessions, judge global competitions, and deliver seminars at international conferences such as the NY Food & Wine Festival, Sydney Bar Show, London Cocktail week, The CIA’s... Read More →
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Don Lee

designer • technologist • philosopher • educator, cocktailkingdom.com
Don Lee is a Southern California expatriate now residing in NewYork City. He left his respectable career in IT to pursue his passion for food and cocktails. He opened PDT (Please Don’t tell) as the Beverage Director in 2007 and started the hard spirits program for Momofuku. Don is also a “Bar Ready” graduate of the Beverage Alcohol Resource (BAR) currently developing professional bar tools at CocktailKingdom.com and lectures... Read More →
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Ann Tuennerman

Founder, Tales of the Cocktail
Ann Tuennerman is the Founder & Executive Director of Tales of the Cocktail, the world’s premier cocktail festival, which draws cocktail professionals from around the country to New Orleans each year. Ann and her husband Paul founded the New Orleans Culinary & Cultural Preservation Society (NOCCPS), a non-profit organization committed to preserving the unique culture of cocktails and cuisine. The NOCCPS invests funds raised from... Read More →
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Paul Tuennerman

Chief Business Office & Co-Owner, Tales of the Cocktail
Paul Tuennerman is Chief Business Officer and Co-Owner of Tales of the Cocktail, the world’s must-attend cocktail festival held annually in New Orleans. Since its inception, it has attracted more than 100,000 drinks experts and libations enthusiasts from as far away as China, Kenya and New Zealand and has injected an estimated $100 million into the local economy. Working closely with his wife, Ann Tuennerman, its Founder, Tales of the... Read More →

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