By Terry Trucco
School isn’t a word that leaps to mind when we think of The Pierre. But six times a year the drinks team in the hotel’s Two E bar/lounge cooks up a specialty cocktail menu. The night the drinks debut, Two E hosts a free mixology class where patrons can stop by, watch the team led by drinks maestro Sachin Hasan in action, and sample the new cocktails. Forget homework, but you can leave with a recipe or two.
You won’t see signs around the hotel touting the classes. But they’re not a secret, either, if you Like the hotel on Facebook.
We stopped by this week to bone up on the latest course — six classic cocktails refashioned for 21st century tastes.
A row of stylish shot glasses that looked like bud vases dressed the big gold-leaf Two E bar for the occasion. (more…)