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Tiki Thursdays Cocktail Class

The Room Santa Monica

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Tickets allow access to the cocktail class and tasting of drinks taught during the class. As a courtesy to other guests, doors will close 5 minutes after the class has started. No exceptions.
1 hour before event starts $20.00 $2.85

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Hosted & taught by Scott Cushman - IG: @Cushtender


*** Starting January 9th, classes will be on Thursdays at 8:30pm ***

TIKI THURSDAYS offers cocktail enthusiasts an opportunity to delve deeper and refine their knowledge about Tiki cocktails in a relaxed, private class setting at The Room Santa Monica.

Classes explore bar basics, tools and techniques as well as individual spirits and their respective histories.
Head bartender and all-things-tiki expert, Scott Cushman, hosts the 45 minute classes every Thursday, with each class focused on different Tiki cocktail topics.

You'll get to enjoy a tasting of each cocktail taught and after the class, feel free to hang out, ask questions & enjoy converstations!

Private custom cocktail classes can be booked or reserved in advance for groups of 15 or more guests.

Classes are $20 per person and include:

• 45 Minute PRIVATE cocktail class
• Tasting of 3-4 craft cocktails throughout the class




THURSDAY 1/9 - The Zombie
The Classic Don the Beachcomber cocktail, the zombie has be adopted by every Tiki bar in existence. Let's a take a look (and drink) variations of this classic


THURSDAY 1/16 - Mai Tai Variations
Tiki's most famous drink, the Mai Tai has a past clouded in controversy and intrigue. Let's discuss.


THURSDAY 1/23 - The End of Tiki ( CANCELLED )
Before it's rebirth in the 2000's, Tiki died. Let's drink our way through the death and rebirth of everyone's favorite drinking culture. 


THURSDAY 1/30 - Tiki in Movies
With the Oscars coming up, we will take a look at how Tiki has influenced movies and popular culture. And Drink, We'll drink too!

THURSDAY 2/6  - The "Bum"
Jeff "Beachbum" Berry is the reason Tiki bars are becoming ubiquitous nearly 80 years after its inception. Let's talk about The Bum and all he has done.

THURSDAY 2/13 - The Cates
Martin and Rebecca are Modern Day Don Beaches. They are on the forefront keeping Tiki alive. We will discuss Martin and Rebecca and their influence on the culture. 

THURSDAY 2/20 - The Buhens
Proprietors of LA's Best Tiki bar for nearly 60 years, Ray, Mike, Mike jr. and Mark have seen so much change in the culture and their story is the story of Tiki. 

THURSDAY 2/27 - The Daiquiri
This Classic predates Tiki, but is such a mainstay, it has been officially adopted by the culture. Lets drink some Daiquiris and forget all our problems.
Have questions about Tiki Thursdays Cocktail Class? Contact The Room Santa Monica

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The Room Santa Monica
1325 Santa Monica Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90404


The Room Santa Monica

The Room Santa Monica has been long established as a legendary, low-key speakeasy nightlife destination for those in-the-know since its opening in 1998.

Off the beaten path and tucked behind a parking lot, this hidden spot has managed to successfully maintain its unique, intimate vibe setting that has kept its loyal Westside crowd drinking & partying for over two decades--all without even a sign to mark its location.

Open Thursday through Saturday, 9pm - 2am and on Tuesdays for Tiki Tuesdays Cocktail Class, 8pm - 10pm.

The Room Santa Monica's entrance is through 14th Street + Santa Monica.


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