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Craft Spirit of Poe: tickets must be purchased in advance

Les Dames d'Escoffier

Monday, October 7, 2013 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
"Raven's Claw" & "Annabelle Lee" Poe cocktail), scrumptious small plate, private lecture by Caroline & Am. U. lit-ster Courtney
Ended $20.00 $2.09
The Gibson
1 "Red Masque" Poe craft cocktail & private behind-the-scenes lecture with Frank & an American U Lit scholar
Ended $20.00 $2.09
1 unique Poe "Nevermore" craft cocktail, scrumptious small plate, private behind-the-scenes lecture with Lukas B Smith (MA Comparative Lit & crafter extraordinaire)
Ended $20.00 $2.09
Hank's Oyster Bar (17th & Q)
1 "Black Cat" Poe craft cocktail, scrumptious small plate, private behind-the-scenes lecture upstairs with Megan & Poe-team.
Ended $20.00 $2.09
The Green Pig
1 "Cask of Amontillado" Poe craft cocktail (rye not sherry), scrumptious small plate, private behind-the-scenes lecture by Chad Robinson from Catoctin Creek Distillery.
Ended $20.00 $2.09
8407 Kitchen & Bar
1 "Metzengerstein" Poe craft cocktail, scrumptious small plate, private behind-the-scenes lecture with Nancy, the distiller from Green Hat and Elaina (BA Lit) from American Univ.
Ended $20.00 $2.09
1 "Alone" Poe craft cocktail by Horus, scrumptious amuse, (private behind-the-scenes lecture at Batch 13)
Ended $20.00 $2.09
Room 11
1 unique Poe craft cocktail, scrumptious small plate, private behind-the-scenes lecture
Ended $20.00 $2.09
2 Locations - You Choose
Choose any 2 locations to visit; 2nd location does not include lecture; 2 locations for the same attendee
Ended $35.00 $2.92
3 Locations - You Choose
Choose any 3 locations to visit; 2nd and 3rd location does not include lecture; 3 locations for the same attendee
Ended $48.00 $3.63
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Event Details

Craft Spirit of Poe

a FUNdraiser presented by Les Dames d'Escoffier
 raising money with fun for a serious cause:
meaningful scholarships for local talent (culinary, beverage, hospitality)
encouraging our dynamic food scene to thrive and improve

Trend with über-cool craft cocktail architects throughout the night and throughout the DC metro area.
    •    Each bartender will create a small batch cocktail, uniquely for you
    •    Each is different
    •    Each is inspired by their interpretation of the spirit of Poe

Celebrate this night of Craft Spirt of Poe with friends! Explore the different interpretations! Learn how to make tongue-wagging cocktails at home! Become an insider: find out what's going on behind the scenes!

Monday, Oct 7, 2013      5:00pm- 8:00pm

Tickets to Craft Spirit of Poe are will get you:
    •    1 delicious, unique Craft Spirit of Poe ticket-holder-only cocktail
    •    scrumptious small plates
    •    enlightening short lecture with Q&A all about the creative and mysterious world of craft spirits
    •    a $11 tax deduction
    •    a warm, fuzzy feeling that you are instrumental in building our dynamic food scene

Purchase tickets to more than 1 restaurant and compare different Poe interpretations. Additional tickets are at reduced prices. 

Thank you for supporting your home-grown foodie talent. Because of your support and enthusiasm, we all live in a vibrant food-centric city!

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For more information: email us at To talk with someone, email your phone  # and we will call you right back. (As non-profit volunteers, our phone #s are not public. Thanks for understanding!)




How do multiple location tickets work?

The restaurants will be pouring these cocktails until 8pm that night. You are on your own to travel to each chosen location but locations 2 and 3 will not include the discussion.  There is no structured time line as to not rush people. It's your own personalized bar crawl.

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

Yes. You must be 21 years of age or older.


What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

We recommend you travel by foot, metro or taxi. If traveling by car, designate a driver who undertakes not to drink. Public parking near most restaurants.


Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Send a note to Theresa: wine at


Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes, with restrictions. Your ticket is only transferrable to someone over the age of 21 years. You must change the name of the reservation on Eventbrite.


Can I update my registration information?



Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You must take the Craft Spirit of Poe tickets to each restaurant. Specially designed tickets for each restaurant will be mailed to your billing address (unless you otherwise advise us of a preferred mailing address). Only 1 cocktail and shared small bites per ticket. Your special POE Craft Spirit ticket will be retained by the bartender as proof of payment.


What is the refund policy?

Tickets are transferrable and this is your best option. A $10 fee per ticket will be charged for refunds.


The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

No. The name on the ticket must match the attendee. Please contact us to correct errors or to make changes.


Have questions about Craft Spirit of Poe: tickets must be purchased in advance? Contact Les Dames d'Escoffier

When & Where

Multiple locations - spaces limited

Monday, October 7, 2013 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

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Les Dames d'Escoffier

Les Dames d’Escoffier works to support and advance women in the fields of food, beverage and hospitality as they strive for success. A non-profit 501(c)(3), Les Dames is a member-based organization of women leaders providing scholarships, grants, mentoring and education programs with an emphasis on opportunities for women and on positively impacting our communities.

Leading the way to excellence in food, beverage and hospitality.

Donations and a portion of ticket purchases are tax deductible.

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