Fogo de Chão debuted three significant menu enhancements, taking guests on a captivating culinary adventure through Southern Brazil without leaving the comfort of their table or bar seats. As part of the Brazilian steakhouse’s largest bar innovation since it arrived stateside nearly 20 years ago, Bar Fogo—a casual alternative for guests looking to enjoy the Brazilian art of churrasco—now features an expanded menu that includes a refined array of new Brazilian Bites, Brazilian-inspired craft cocktails and South American wines.
Two Michelin-starred Oriole in Chicago announced the expansion of its beverage program curated by award-winning Bartender Julia Momose on March 14. Momose will work in tandem with Oriole Sommelier Aaron McManus to launch a Non-Alcoholic Pairing ($75) to compliment McManus’ Pairing ($125) and Reserve Pairing ($250).
The 2017 Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show, which returns to the Las Vegas Convention Center March 27 through March 29, will host some of the world’s top food and beverage and nightlife industry leaders for innovative and current speaker sessions that touch on some of the most on-trend and thought-provoking topics today.
When a bartender whips up cocktails before the eyes of guests, it is not merely a utilitarian conduit to sliding over a Sazerac. Twisting the bar spoon and dropping in precise splashes of bitters are sensorial elements that are vital to the interactive drink-making ritual.
The Fig Tree Restaurant in Charlotte, North Carolina, offers 1,025 wines to its guests. Across the country, Queenstown Public House in San Diego, California, offers 20 wines and Mahina & Sun’s in Hawaii offers just 18.
Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern announced that the company was awarded two VIBE Vista Awards in the Multi-Unit Chain segment in two categories, Best Spirits and Best Overall.The VIBE Vista Awards recognizes the top performers in the beverage industry through the creation, training, execution, management and ongoing positive results of beverage programs.
A teenage prodigy, 17 young adults roaring into restaurant careers while still in their 20s, and a collection of prime-time pros who have hit their stride and are rising fast, well before they crest the 40-year mark—these are the stars we hail as ones to watch in 2017.
SevenFifty announced that it has signed an agreement with Breakthru Beverage Group to provide its online beverage alcohol trade platform to Breakthru’s sales force.The SevenFifty platform gives on and off premise buyers access to information about Breakthru’s entire portfolio, including wholesale pricing, availability, and detailed product information.
P.J.W. Restaurant Group, the multi-concept regional operator announced an enhanced craft beer program. As of February 1, all 14 P.J. Whelihan’s concepts across Pennsylvania and New Jersey began running a monthly “tap takeover” program in which one carefully selected craft brewery occupies up to three bar taps in order to provide an immersive experience to the customers.
Intellicheck Mobilisa, Inc., an industry leader in delivering real-time threat identification and bar-coded credential identification authentication that provides the "antivirus" to the epidemic of counterfeit IDs, today announced the signing of a reseller agreement with Alcohol Industry Associates, a full service licensing, compliance and training company for the alcoholic beverage industry.
Nightclub & Bar Media Group selected winners across 15 different categories for the 2017 Nightclub & Bar Awards.North America’s premier industry awards program recognizes both individuals and establishments from across the nation who demonstrate a remarkable talent of skill and expertise while driving the industry to a new level of success.
It is rare that I don’t spend an evening holed up at a wine bar exploring (mostly for the better, sometimes for the worse) bold whites, rosés, and reds from small, family-owned vineyards I never heard of, or relishing a bartender-made tipple—whether crowned with an egg white pre-dinner, or unapologetically dark and boozy just before bed.
Gabriele Originario expanded his role as Director of Beverage & Food at W San Francisco, now overseeing all venues (TRACE restaurant, UPSTAIRS Bar and Living Room Bar, in-room dining), and most recently banquet and catering functions (20,000 sq.
Austin, Texas, is about to witness the rebirth of its first craft brewery with the resurrection of Celis Brewery, which was originally founded by Belgian brewer Pierre Celis in 1992. Christine Celis, Pierre's daughter and partner in the original Celis Brewery, is restoring the family legacy with a new 22,000 square foot brewery in northwest Austin that is expected to start production in early spring 2017.
An extra special, one-time bottling of Van Winkle bourbon will soon be released. Only 11 barrels comprise this very small batch bourbon, making the 710 bottles especially rare and even harder to find than the usual Van Winkle whiskeys.