StrEAT Smarts:  Zero Proof Cocktail Class + Tasting

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StrEAT Smarts: Zero Proof Cocktail Class + Tasting

Discover how to make zero-proof craft cocktails in this Charlotte StrEATs Smarts session.

By Charlotte StrEATs Festival

When and where

Date and time

Sunday, April 2 · 3:30 - 5pm EDT


Merchant and Trade 303 South Church Street Charlotte, NC 28202

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About this event

  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

Discover how to make zero-proof craft cocktails while enjoying beautiful skyline views from Merchant and Trade's award-winning rooftop bar.

Lead Bartender Tay Whitaker will demonstrate the art of making zero-proof cocktails at home including everything from the evolution of these ‘cocktails’ to his favorite non-alcoholic spirit brands and their complementary ingredients. Tickets include tasting three different cocktails and light bites.

Advance ticket purchase required. Ages 21+ only.


High above Uptown Charlotte, the rooftop lounge is a vibrant retreat of sleek and modern furnishings, lush foliage and soft lighting beckoning both visitors and locals. Their custom-designed playlists, expertly crafted cocktails and delicious bar snacks create a relaxed and welcoming vibe, while the covered terrace lets you enjoy the views no matter the weather.


The StrEAT Smarts Sessions are a new addition to the 2023 Charlotte StrEATs Festival, part of Charlotte SHOUT! These intimate seminars give you the opportunity to learn from experts on a variety of culinary subjects. These sessions will take place from April 1-14th and will lead up to the big StrEATs weekend! See the schedule of events here.

About the organizer

In partnership with Charlotte SHOUT!, food publication Unpretentious Palate and Carben Events are excited to introduce a new festival celebrating the chefs and neighborhoods that make Charlotte's culinary scene what it is.

Attendees will taste their way through the city's most iconic neighborhoods without leaving Gateway Village in Uptown! The festival will also feature cooking demonstrations, neighborhood vs. neighborhood cook-offs, celebrity chefs, food trucks, live music, art and vendors.