Shake, Rattle and Roll at the Sunset Lounges 2012 Cocktail Class Series. Is All About The Shake on March 14th
Save the Date! On March 14th beginning at 6:00 p.m, The Sunset Lounge at the Hyatt Carmel Highlands Overlooking Big Sur Coast will be teaching participants about cocktails that shake!
- Salinas, CA (1888PressRelease) February 01, 2012 - The cocktail series at the Sunset Lounge at the Hyatt Carmel Highlands Overlooking Big Sur Coast, located at 120 Highlands Drive in Carmel, is a three-part series of hands-on workshops led by the Sunset Lounges enthusiastic and highly experienced mixologist. Each course is limited to just 24 participants, allowing for an intimate exploration of the course topics and an opportunity to craft and critique drinks. Classes take place at the Fireside Lounge on the upper level by the fireplace and feature snacks prepared by Pacific's Edge. Each workshop will conclude with an R&D session for a cocktail that will run at the restaurant the following week. Participants leave with a variety of take-away items, including recipe and sourcing cards--as well as produce and aromatics appropriate to the course topic.
In the series' first class is Wednesday, March 14th beginning at 6:00 p.m. The Sunset Lounge will kick things off by teaching participants about cocktails that shake. Participants discuss appropriate contexts for when to shake versus stir, the corresponding impact on dilution and mouth-feel, the many permutations of vermouth, and be introduced to some exciting new products in the market.
Reservations are required (831) 622-5445.
The classes cost $45.00 per person for 1, $80.00 per person for 2 or $115.00 per person for all 3 classes per person plus tax.
Additional classes will include:
Summer Delights. Making the Most of Summer's Best Produce and Herbs Wednesday, July 18th
The sun is shining. The market is brimming with the best local produce and herbs. Not quite sure what to do with an extra few pounds of carrots? Been wondering how to use squash for something other than roasting? In this class, participants learn how to make a number of colorful drinks using seasonal fruit, vegetables and herbs, playing sweet off savory, and creatively using fresh herbs and aromatics that can be foraged or grown in an herb garden or window box. You'll be way ahead of the curve for your next cocktail party.
Warm Up With A Winter Cocktail Class Wednesday, November 7th
Baby its cold outside. Warm up this winter with the Sunset Lounges final cocktail class of the season. Learn how to mix up some delicious winter cocktails. Attendees will learn the basics of holiday punches, mulled wines, possets, and the coveted Tom & Jerry cocktail to help you kick-start the merrymaking this holiday season.
Background on the Sunset Lounge:
Enjoy spectacular views of historic Point Lobos State Reserve while sipping your favorite cocktail and visiting with friends. Live entertainment is held on select nights. Open daily from 3:30 p.m.
About Hyatt Carmel Highlands Overlooking Big Sur Coast
Perched on the hillside of the Carmel Highlands with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, Hyatt Carmel Highlands combines true Carmel luxury with an approachable and sophisticated spirit. A haven for artists and discerning travelers since its opening in 1917, Hyatt Carmel Highlands features 48 luxuriously renovated guestrooms, including 11 suites, 32 Ocean View rooms and 5 Garden View rooms. In addition, Hyatt Carmel Highlands offers spectacular dining at the award-winning Pacific's Edge restaurant and California Market, 4,800 square feet of meeting space, in-room spa services, heated outdoor swimming pool, three spa tubs and a fitness facility. Situated only four miles from downtown Carmel, Hyatt Carmel Highlands vast idyllic setting and personalized service has attracted families, weddings, honeymooners and privileged travelers for nearly a century. Hyatt Carmel Highlands is recognized among the world's finest hotels as part of Condé Nast Traveler's 2010 Gold List and Travel + Leisure's 2009 "T+L 500" World's Best Hotels. www.hyattcarmelhighlands.com.
Marci Bracco (831) 747-7455