MurLarkey Mix Masters Mixology Class
Impress Friends & Delight Your Guests!
Join us every 4th Wednesday evening of the month — starting April 25th — from 7-9pm for the MurLarkey Mix Master mixology class at our distillery. Each class is taught by our own George “Papi” Zwetkow — the “Nose” and Product Master of MurLarkey.
Each class will teach students how to create — and enjoy — 2-3 designer craft cocktails. You’ll understand the art and craft of mixing cocktails, concocting new and exotic drinks, and experimenting with new distilled spirits and mixers.
Random classes will feature guest celebrity mixologists from exclusive DC / NoVA area restaurants and cocktail bars.
The cost is $50 per person and it is open enrollment.
First class is Wednesday April 25th, 2018 @ 7:00pm!
About George “Papi” Zwetkow
In addition to being MurLarkey’s Product Master and “Nose”, Papi is a five star chef, wine sommelier and all-round culinary genius.
Papi has over 35 years experience as a chef. He was trained by the Culinary Institute of America in high quality food preparation for all types of cuisines and techniques. After graduation in 1971, he got his start by opening the Contemporary Hotel at Disneyworld. He returned home to New York to work as a private chef for families including the Melons, Whitneys and von Bulows.
In 1980, Papi became the Executive Chef of the Private Dining Room at Time Warner in New York’s Rockefeller Center; a position he held for 15 years. Since 1998 he has been the Chef Manager of the Executive Dining Room for Lazard Freres LLC, a global investment banking firm.
Over the years Papi also worked for caterers, handling all phases of private dinners and cocktail parties for firms specializing in exclusive clientele. He has served Former President George Bush, Former President Bill Clinton, Quincy Jones, Vernon Jordan, Martha Stewart, Whoopie Goldberg, Barbara Walters, Bette Midler, and other well known personalities.
Papi has a tremendous passion for wine. From time to time he has worked at the International Wine Center and he enjoys spending time researching, collecting and of course tasting! George is fluent in English, Russian and Spanish, and has a working knowledge of French and Italian.
MurLarkey is very fortunate to have Papi’s talent and experience at the distillery. Come learn how to make designer drinks from the best and have some fun doing it!