Tales of the Cocktail Foundation (TOTCF) has announced it will host a special event in New York City to celebrate the opening of the 2023 Spirited Awards nomination period.
Spirited Awards Presents ATLAS will be a one-night-only pop-up event held at Forbes on Fifth, from 6-10 p.m., on February 6th, 2023. At the event, ATLAS’ renowned bar program will be brought to life with a recreation of the bar’s bespoke by transforming a smaller lounge into a VIP gin experience.
The first in a series of pop-ups in partnership with Singapore Tourism Board in 2023, the ATLAS pop-up will be guided by the bar’s Head Bartender, Lidiyanah ‘Yana’ K. Renowned for her own expertise in gin, as well as her ability to oversees the bar’s collection of 1,300 gins, Yana will conduct guided tastings on the evening, as well as present special releases from event sponsors, including Ford’s Sloe Gin.
Helping to give guests the feeling they have walked into the Singapore bar, the team’s top bartenders will be preparing cocktails tableside for the duration of the evening, including the ATLAS Martini and other elegant offerings from the bars’ award-winning menu.
The ‘outside’ of the ATLAS bar space will also be mimicked with Singaporean food stalls providing traditional snacks and specialities by Urban Hawker, to bring a taste of Singapore to New York City.
Armed with event programs designed as passports provided upon arrival, guests can peruse the full drink menu and scan the QR code found inside to place their nominations for the 2023 Spirited Awards.
For more information, go to talesofthecocktail.org