Italian Spirits with New York Master Mixologist Tad Carducci

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The Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts

300 Adelaide Street East

Room 135

Toronto, ON M5A 1N1

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Join us in this hands-on mixology seminar to learn about traditional Italian spirits, their ingredients, and their histories at our Italian Spirits and Mixology class, with award-winning mixologist, author, educator, and lifelong bartender Tad Carducci, presented by the Italian Trade Commission and George Brown College.

Explore the traditional Italian spirits categories — Vermouth, Bitters, Amaro, Grappa and Liquori — in George Brown College’s Mixology Lab. Enjoy a guided tasting of Italian Spirits and learn about styles, regionality, and traditional consumption. Tad Carducci will focus on product tasting, brand stories, Mixology techniques, and cocktail creation. Classic Italian aperitive will be served, to complement the flavours of each product.

Schedule

  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am: Lecture (Italian culture, history of Italian spirits, terroir and ingredients, etc.)
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 noon: Product Tasting, Brand Stories & Unique Features
  • 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm: Mixology
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Reception

About Tad Carducci

Tad Carducci has over twenty-five years’ experience in the hospitality industry. He is a founding partner of The Tippler, a cavernous cocktail bar under Manhattan’s famed Chelsea Market; and the co-founder of Tippling Bros., a New York-based beverage consultancy dedicated to "spirituous advisement and raising of the bar". He is also the co-author of A Lime and a Shaker: Discovering Mexican-Style Cocktails (2015). Carducci has spent the better part of the last decade working hand-in-hand with the Italian Trade Commission and family-owned amaro, grappa and liquore producers — sharing the passion, craft and heritage of Italy’s famous spirits.

Carducci is a top-level graduate of the inaugural Beverage Alcohol Resource Spirits and Bar certification program, and he has earned multiple certificates the Court of Master Sommeliers and the Wine & Spirits Education Trust. He is honoured to sit on the judging panel for the Ultimate Spirits Challenge created by Paul Pacult.

His work has been a feature for Food and Wine Magazine, NY Times, NY Post, Bon Appetit, Esquire, Miami Herald, Chicago Sun-Times, Imbibe, GQ, Vogue, Details, W Magazine, TimeOut, Rachel Ray, Travel and Leisure, Conde Nast, Skiing, Mr. Boston and many other national publications, as well as on NBC’s the Today Show, CBS Sunday Morning, Food Network, Cooking Channel, VH1 Big Morning Buzz, Sirius-XM radio, CW 11 Morning News, CNBC, Martha Stewart Radio, and other media.

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The Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts

300 Adelaide Street East

Room 135

Toronto, ON M5A 1N1

Canada

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

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