CUESA | Evening Party: Yacht Rock II: Summer Cocktails of the Farmers Market

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Yacht Rock II: Summer Cocktails of the Farmers Market

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Tilt your captain’s hat, straighten your stripes, and sail over to the Ferry Building for Yacht Rock II, the summer edition of Cocktails of the Farmers Market. For this nautically themed night of sips and bites, CUESA and the Northern California chapter of the United States Bartenders Guild (USBG) continue their seasonal cocktails series with a nod to the America’s Cup.

An all-star lineup of bartenders and chefs will highlight summer produce from the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Guests receive two full-sized signature cocktails made with Drambuie, 11 sample sized drinks, and delicious bites from noted local galleys.

Attendees are encouraged to drop anchor and come ashore in their favorite nautical look for a chance to win a make-it-at-home cocktail market basket in Epicuring’s costume contest, Whether taking fashion cues from The Captain and Tennille, The Love Boat, Larry Ellison, or Luis Vuitton, Postagram will be on hand to capture the festivities. DJ/KJ Glenny Kravitz will be spinning Yacht Rock tunes and encouraging all fans of Christopher Cross, the Doobie Brothers, Toto, Hall and Oates, and other smooth-sailing rockers to grab the mic and sing along.

Grab your crew and rendezvous! Tickets are $40. Act quickly—there’s limited space at this party.

 Summer Cocktails of the Farmers Market

Participating Bartenders

Hana Roschuni, New Easy
Heather Rae Peterson, Iron and Gold
Matt Fleeger, 15 Romolo
Josh Trabulsi, Burritt Room
Vita Simone, Sassafras Seagrass/Dogwood
Southside Spirit House
Seth Laufman, Alchemist
David Ruiz, Padrecito
Kim Roselle, Trick Dog
Victoria George, Rickhouse
Comstock Saloon
Abraham Perez, CHAYA Brasserie
Steven Liles, Smuggler’s Cove
Mauricio “Moe” Arce, Monarch
Suzie Robinson,  Novela

Participating Restaurants
Joshua Wilder Oakley, Tango & Stache
Francis Hogan, Bluestem Brasserie
Jennifer Ko and Alex Saneski, Cremeux Ex Machina
Marc Zimmerman, Alexander’s Steakhouse
John Jackson, Bocanova
Larry Finn, Scala’s Bistro
Diego Oka, La Mar Cebicheria Peruana
Yuko Kajino, CHAYA Brasserie

Guests are encouraged to vote for their favorite drink and hors d’oeuvre, and five winners will be selected to receive farmers market prizes!

NOTE: Tickets are nonrefundable. No one under 21 years old will be admitted. Event takes place on dry land in front of the historic San Francisco Ferry Building.

Photography by Walter Fabiano.


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