Lagos Cocktail Week is a festival that celebrates the unique cocktail culture in Nigeria through events, seminars and training sessions.This six -day event aims at educating on cocktail culture both locally and internationally, inform on global trends and entertain individuals, businesses and corporations.
Created by the CEO of Eventi Cocktails, Lara Rawa, Lagos Cocktail Week was established to showcase the best of Nigeria’s cocktail culture, with the aspiration for the cocktail industry at large to be recognised as an integral aspect of the Nigerian beverage industry. This festival can also be described as a gathering of cocktail enthusiasts as beverage brands and lovers of great cocktails and mocktails alike get to indulge their taste buds at designated hubs.
Lagos Cocktail Week has signed up selected partnering bars that will offer signature cocktails at a discount to anyone with the festival tickets. In order to take advantage of the promotions and offers happening during the week-long event,participants will be required to purchase wristbands online at www.afritickets.com or at The Liquid Hub, 2 Olawale Dawodu Street, off Kingsway Road Ikoyi Lagos. You can also call 08038804264 to order and it will be delivered”.
As we prepare for the 2017 Lagos Cocktail Week, we are officially going to kick off the week with a Seminar and Workshop on the 16th of October 2017 (the first day of the Lagos Cocktail Week). One of the new features for this year, which is also one of the major highlights, is the partnership with “Culinary Academy” to introduce a Garnish Course. This is especially important for the industry as it deals with the issue of garnish presentation which is a very key skill to being a serious player in the global cocktail making sector.
Following the introduction of the “Bar Battle” in 2016, this year is going to take a slightly different format. The representatives of the participating bars will be present and through a ballot system, they will choose the “spirits” they will work with for the competition. The guidelines will be handed over to them today and they must submit their recipes on or before October 9th 2017.
“Adding more activities to further promote the Lagos Cocktail culture is very important to us and some other new touches this year also includes the introduction a mentorship programme for people who are in the Mobile Bar Catering Services. Research shows that access to professionals in the industry is what they need. We have also introduced the use of local recipes as an essential part of the Lagos Cocktail Week menu for all participating bars.”…. says Lara Rawa, Founder of the Lagos Cocktail Week.
Lagos Cocktail Week 2016 Schedule
October 16: LCW Seminar – TheWheatbaker Hotel
October 17: The Business of Cocktail Masterclass – Liquid Hub Ikoyi
October 18: Cocktail Garnish 101 Masterclass- Culinary Academy
October 19: Lagos Cocktail Week Team Bar Hop
October 20: Grand finale/Bar Battle –The Wheatbaker Hotel, Lagos
October 21: Lagos Cocktail Week Team Bar Hop
The event is proudly supported by: The Wheatbaker Hotel, CoolFM, Monin ,Renaissance Ikeja Lagos, Balmoral Insigna, OnoBello, Exquisitemagazine,,Olorisupergal, Heleneventblog, mediaroomhub, outandaboutng ,wowconnect
Follow Lagos Cocktail Week on Instagram: @lagoscocktail | Twitter: @lagoscocktailwk | Facebook: www.facebook.com/lagoscocktailweek
List of selected bars in Lagos :
15 Victoria Arobieke Street Lekki Phase 1
190 Awolowo Road Ikoyi Lagos
1A Ozumba Mbadiwe Street Victoria- Island
Renaissance Ikeja Lagos
38/40 Isaac John Street GRA Ikeja
Shop Number 4 Ikeja City Mall. Obafemi Awolowo way Ikeja
Circle Mall Osapa London Lekki Lagos
2 Olawale Dawodu Street Ikoyi
South Eatery Social House
92b Younis Bashorun Street Victoria -Island Lagos
6 Ologun Agbaje Street Victoria- Island Lagos
The Wheatbaker Lagos
4 Lawrence Road Ikoyi
11B Goriola Street Victoria – Island Lagos
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