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A Toast To Treatments: A Fundraiser to Benefit LCA and Rare IRD Treatments & Community

August 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm



A unique blend of history and mixology, with two-time James Beard Award-winner and Master Mixologist Dale DeGroff, (aka King of Cocktails). Invite a few friends, fire up the Zoom, and join Dale and Erik Andersson, Eastern Region Ambassador for Hendrick’s Gin, for “The Evolution of the Martini: From 1888 to the New Millennium.”

James Beard Award Winner, Mixologist Dale DeGroff developed his techniques tending bar, most notably at New York’s famous Rainbow Room, where he pioneered a gourmet approach to recreating the great classic cocktails. DeGroff has since been credited with reinventing the bartending profession and setting off a cocktail revival. Author of The Essential Cocktail and The Craft of the Cocktail (Random House), Dale’s influence in the bar world has spanned three decades. He is a partner in the award-winning bar training program, Beverage Alcohol Resource (BAR) and founding president of the Museum of the American Cocktail.

You’re welcome to mix one or more martinis along with Dale and Erik, or sit back and sip your beverage of choice while enjoying this mixology event, and supporting our organization.

Increase your support and be the first to receive a signed copy of Dale’s new book, The New Craft of the Cocktail: Everything You Need to Know to Think Like a Master Mixologist, with 500 recipes. Your autographed book will be shipped to you directly upon its release on September 22, 2020 and 100% of the proceeds of this sale will be used to advance research and support free genetic testing and counseling. $70 of this contribution is tax deductible.


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This event is virtual. After registering, you will receive Zoom registration information, and an ingredients list. Choose which of the three martinis you would like to try and purchase the ingredients ahead of time to mix right along with our presenters.

Thank you to our sponsors!

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August 22, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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