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VIP Weekend Pass: NM Cocktails & Culture Culinary Festival

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Drury Plaza Hotel in Santa Fe

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Santa Fe, NM 87501

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START SUMMER RIGHT!

NEW MEXICO COCKTAILS & CULTURE CULINARY FESTIVAL

The VIP Weekend NMCC Festival Pass ($250 each) includes ALL of the following:

Friday, May 31, 2019

TACO WARS! VIP TICKET ($60 value) This is the opening party of the festival and THE kick off to summer in Santa Fe. Taco Wars sells out every year but your VIP Weekend Pass guarantees your spot, plus:
• 5pm entry to the exclusive tsating and Tequila Talk with Bobby G Gleason, Kelly McCarthy, Kailee Asher, Egor Polonskiy, and more

• priority entrance to the 6 pm Taco Wars main floor featuring delicious tacos from 20+ popular NM restaurants, cocktails, music and dancing to the fabulous Nosotros band.


Saturday, June 1:

10:00 - 11 am: Mind Body Spirits rooftop yoga: ($25 value)10:00 am – 11:00 pm includes yoga class to a live musician as well as smoothies and cocktails afterwards.

11:30 am - 6:45 pm: Mixology Seminars, Talks and Workshops ($30 value each)

  • Great Whiskey Cocktails with Bobby G Gleason
  • 500 Years Old: How South America’s Oldest Spirits Are Carving A Path in Modern American Cocktail Culture with Dragos Axinte and Jared Sasso
  • How To Tiki, History and Cocktail Workshop panel of experts
  • T.A.D.A. Technique, Appliciation, Dilution, Aeration with Jason Asher
  • Know Your French Brandies with Audrey Fort
  • Vodka Tasting and VIP Cocktail Party with Tony Abou Ganim

7 – 10 pm: Chef & Shaker Challenge returns with 20 acclaimed chef-bartender teams presenting food-and-cocktail pairings. Guests pick “People’s Choice” and a professional panel selects “Judge’s Pick.” A live auction benefits the Helen David Relief Fund, and a portion of ticket sales plus $250 for each winning chef is donated to Cooking With Kids. (A-la-carte tickets $95 online, $110 at the door)

THIS YEAR’S PARTICIPANTS:

  • Terra at Four Seasons
  • Kelly’s Brew Pub
  • Il Piatto Italian Kitchen
  • Jinja
  • Anasazi Restaurant Bar & Lounge
  • Dr. Field Goods
  • Social Kitchen & Bar
  • Eloisa
  • La Boca
  • Sister Bar
  • Copper Lounge
  • Las Cosas Cooking School
  • La Plazuela at La Fonda
  • Paloma
  • El Nido
  • Poki Poblano
  • Embers Steak & Seafood at Isleta Resort Casino


Sunday, June 2, 2019

Bartender Battle (live competition) with Tasting Garden & Art Show: ($20 value) 1 - 4 pm

VIP Festival Pass also includes:
• priority entrance to events
• T-shirt or hat
• commemorative cocktail glass

Please NOTE: We reserve the right to refuse service. Intoxicated or disruptive persons will be escorted out of the event, per New Mexico Law


June 2 - 9, 2019 NM Cocktails & Culture Culinary Week: When the festival is over, check out A different kind of restaurant week featuring food and drinks at participating restaurants around the state. See full list of participants at: NMCocktailCulture.com (NMCC Culinary Week dinners are not included in the VIP Weekend Festival Pass)


Please NOTE: Valid current ID required. No vertical IDs accepted. No children allowed. We reserve the right to refuse service. Intoxicated or disruptive persons will be escorted out of the event, per New Mexico Law

Just in case you were wondering... LOOK AT THIS YEAR’S LINE UP of restaurants participating in this year’s festival!

SANTA FE
La Boca
Arable
Paloma
Eloisa
Las Cosas Cooking School
Coyote Cafe
Rowley Farmhouse Ales
New Mexico Hard Cider Taproom
Anasazi Restaurant, Bar and Lounge
La Plazuela at La Fonda on the Plaza
Del Charro at Inn of the Governors
Blue Corn
Dr. Field Goods
El Nido Restaurant
Social at Sage Inn
Poki Poblano
Open Kitchen Cooking Classes
Casa Chimayo
La Casa Sena
Blue Corn Brewery
IL Piatto Italian Farmhouse Kitchen
La Fogata Grill
Jinja Bistro
Bang Bite Food Truck
Street Food Institute
Market Steer Steakhouse

ALBUQUERQUE
MÃ S Tapas y Vino
Sister Bar
Copper Lounge
Oni
Kelly’s Brew Pub
Embers Steakhouse at Isleta Casino & Resort

TESUQUE
Terra at Four Seasons
El Nido

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