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Friday, July 22 • 9:00pm - Saturday, July 23 •12:00am
2016 Diageo Games

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LET THE GAMES BEGIN!

Are you ready to go for the gold? As Rio heats up for the 2016 Summer Games, Diageo invites you to show your spirit and toast to the athletes with “perfect 10” drinks, food, and medal-worthy action! Cocktails will be served by our champion World Class bartenders, including Charles Joly, Tyson Buhler, Jeff Bell, and Ricky Gomez. Whether you’re the sporty type looking to take your place atop the podium or a spectator cheering on the competition, come ready to participate in the Diageo games. Go for the glory and join us as we celebrate the Games!

Speakers
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Jeff Bell

General Manager, PDT
Jeff Bell is the General Manager at PDT in New York City and has been working there since 2010. | His career in hospitality began his in 2003 washing dishes and bussing tables as a college freshman. Originally just a flexible job to pay for school turned into much more as he worked his way up to bartender at the age of 21. His philosophy degree taught him that he would find much more enjoyment out of life pursuing a career in hospitality... Read More →
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Charles Joly

Founder, Crafthouse Cocktails
Chicago native Charles Joly is an award-winning, lifelong food and beverage professional. In 2012 Joly took on the roll of Beverage Director at the Aviary in Chicago. Partnered with Chef Achatz this venture was granted the 2013 James Beard Award for Outstanding Bar Program. Formerly Chief Mixologist and founder of the Drawing Room in and EGM for Three Headed Productions, Joly has opened and overseen seven venues in three different states and... Read More →

Personalities
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Hollis Bulleit

World Ambassador Bulleit, Bulleit
If you hear a loud melodic laugh from across the room (somewhere in between a cackle and a roar) then you have just heard Hollis Bulleit. If you scan the room and see a bewitching bearcat Top Hat bobbing about then you have almost seen Hollis Bulleit (she's a bit of a hobbit and quite short). But if you have met Dame Hollis Bulleit then you will surely have a story to tell. As a Bulleit Family member who has been with the brand since the... Read More →
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Ricky Gomez

Like the cocktail, Richard Gomez was born in the Southern city of New Orleans, Louisiana. He first got behind the bar as a hobby and means to make extra spending money. However during a stint in the city’s iconic Garden District, Ricky became intrigued with New Orleans’s cocktail culture and began learning basic mixology techniques. Following the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina, Richard’s culinary passion for great cocktails... Read More →

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Friday July 22, 2016 9:00pm - Saturday July 23, 2016 12:00am
Warehouse at the Contemporary Arts Center 900 Camp St, New Orleans, LA 70130

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