The ShakeDown


Thursday, September 8, 2017, Time TBD
McNichols Civic Center Building, Colfax and Bannock

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The ShakeDown

A southern-inspired evening of soulful bites and cocktails. Local soul and jazz bands will perform live while guests enjoy bites from 12 of Denver’s favorite restaurants. The Colorado Bartenders Guild will craft unique cocktails while guests have the opportunity to judge their favorites.

The Food:

Bubba GumpBurgerFiHurricane Grill & WingsThe Nickel

The Bartenders:

Alex Kady | Star Bar
Chris Dunsmoor | RiNo Yacht Club
Nathaniel Maston | Coperta
Danielle Solano | Hudson Hill
Haylee Ortiz | Mister Tuna
Joshua Duncan | Union Lodge
Josh Sevy | Arvada Tavern
Valerie Alvarado | Terminal Bar
Josh Tallent | Coohill’s
Shawn Eric Williams | Bar Dough
Ben Janarelli | La Cour Art Bar

The Bands


Lynn HouseLynn House | National Brand Educator, Heaven Hill Brands
Representing Heaven Hill Brands: Evan Williams, Elijah Craig, Domaine de Canton, PAMA, Lunazul and more
Lynn House is the National Brand Educator for Heaven Hill Brands. With twenty-five years in the hospitality industry, she was the Chief Mixologist at Blackbird, Graham Elliot and The Drawing Room in Chicago. In 2012, she was the winner of the Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America’s “Call for the Cocktails” Competition.

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