A film by Douglas Tirola
Hey Bartender tells the story of how the renaissance of the bartender comes to be in the era of the craft cocktail.
This documentary focuses on two bartenders trying to achieve their dreams through the world of bartending. After being injured, a Marine turns his goals to becoming a rock star bartender at the best cocktail bar in the world. A former bank executive who bought the corner bar in his hometown struggles to keep it afloat in a community that no longer values a place where everyone knows your name. Features the most famous bartenders in the world along with unprecedented access to the most exclusive bars in New York City and commentary from Graydon Carter, Danny Meyer and Amy Sacco. Hey Bartender was produced by New York-based 4th Row Films (www.4throwfilms.com)), and this screening is also sponsored by William Grant & Sons, Ltd. an independent family-owned distiller headquartered in the United Kingdom and founded by William Grant in 1887. Today, the luxury spirits company is run by the fifth generation of his family and distills some of the world’s leading brands of Scotch Whisky, including the world’s most awarded Single Malt Glenfiddich®, The Balvenie® range of handcrafted single malts along with iconic premium spirits brands Hendrick’s® Gin, Sailor Jerry® Rum, Reyka Vodka, Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey and Milagro® Tequila.
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