Cocktail Classes

cocktail-classes

COCKTAIL CLASSES

Join us for Mixology Mondays to learn how to craft the perfect cocktail.

One Monday each month, Two Sisters Bar & Books bar chief Michael Cecconi teaches students how to blend, muddle, and garnish their way to cocktail bliss. Monday Night Mixology classes include a spirits tasting and instruction in and the creation of four full-sized cocktails. Light snacks are provided.  All classes run from 6:30p-9p.

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September 19th 2016: Market and Foraged Mixology: Shaking cocktails seasonally is a way to bring the enjoyment of a well-made cocktail in line with the seasons. Working in harmony with the bounty of the season makes for the best possible ingredients used in some of the best cocktail recipes out there. Forgaging, especially in the Bay Area, is a fun (and frugal) way to harvest the freshest produce out there. Michael Cecconi, veteran of the garden to glass movement will open the classes eyes to the bounty both at the market and in their own backyard.

October 17th 2016: Fall Whisk(e)y Primer: Join Michael Cecconi, Bar Chief at Two Sisters Bar & Books, for a primer in the best cocktail season of the year, Fall.  As the temperature drops and the days grow shorter, fortify yourself for the cold and the coming holiday season by learning how to make four delicious cocktails using whiskey from Tennesse, Scotland, Kentucky, and Iowa! Beginning with a whiskey tasting, this course will then cover cocktail mixing basics as well as ways to use market produce in cocktail creation. The end result will be delicious cocktails, designed to impress and deepen your appreciation of all things whiskey! Join us as we nip our way into winter.

November 7th 2016: Holidays on Ice: With the Holidays right around the corner come join Michael Cecconi, bar chief, for a treasure trove of cocktailing and coping strategies. From learning the basics of the home bar to great gift ideas to batching out cocktails for entertaining made painless, this class will provide you with techniques and recipes to enjoy the season as it was meant to be: with a great-tasting drink in hand.

December 5th 2016: Holidays on Ice, with take home gift: With the Holidays right around the corner come join Michael Cecconi, bar chief, for a treasure trove of cocktailing and coping strategies. From learning the basics of the home bar to great gift ideas to batching out cocktails for entertaining made painless, this class will provide you with techniques and recipes to enjoy the season as it was meant to be: with a great-tasting drink in hand.  And for this special class, we will make a tasty treat to take home and share with loved ones.

January 16th 2017: Inauguration Day Tipples: 2017 promises to be an exciting year. At least one day of it will be (Inauguration Friday). To fortify ourselves for the most exciting TGIF (or WTF) of the year come down to Two Sisters to learn the best cocktails to enjoy at the dawn of a new age in our country.

February 13th 2017:  Think Pink! (and Red): Seasonal Cocktails to Inspire: Join Michael Cecconi, bar chief at Two Sisters, to create cocktails inspired by big sisters’ fav color combo: red and pink!  Come in for a creative and seasonal class utilizing all that is red, pink, loving and lovely about the late winter in SF.

March 13th 2017: Mother’s Milk: Gin: What did the Dutch invent that drove the British crazy? What does James Bond eschew, turning his back on his own heritage? Which spirit was made in the bathroom to get us through a dark time in our history? And what liquor has the boldest flavor, inspiring people for centuries? Gin, Gin, Gin, & Gin.  Join Michael Cecconi, Bar Chief at Two Sisters Bar & Books, for an exploration of this oft-maligned, but ever-delicious spirit. We will taste four gins that range from classic to contemporary and then delve into how these great spirits work as the foundation for great drinks where the whole is more than the sum of its parts.

 

Looking for a twist on the same-old birthday party or holiday event? A Two Sisters Bar & Books private cocktail class will give your party a splash of excitement and take it from humdrum to unforgettable.  Private cocktail classes are available for parties of six or more. Contact us to arrange for a private class at your home or at Two Sisters Bar & Books.

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