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In Spirit Of The Festival on November 2, 2010 at 2:45 am

On November 30th, we invite you to explore the versatility of five distinctive spirits interpreted by five chef-mixologist teams. Each union of spirit-infused food and cocktail pairings will be available to taste during the festival.

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Highlights include:

Cocktail Recipe Contest: Three finalists’ drink recipes will be chosen by our panel of judges to be featured during a pre-event mixer. Contest rules, deadlines and submission guidelines >

Pre-event Mixer: A limited number of tickets will be available for a pre-event mixer for guests to enjoy the cocktail contest finalists’ winning libations plus the chance to learn how to mix the perfect cocktail. This hands-on learning experience will arm guests with a set of mixing skills just in time for the holiday entertaining season.

Festival Pairings: Take a taste and a unique inside look at five chef-mixologist teams and the brilliant dishes and libations they craft together. The five spirit-infused dishes and cocktail pairings are surrounded by an electronic photography documentary of the pairing experience.


When : November 30th :: pre-event mixer starts at 6 pm; festival kicks off at 7 pm and concludes at 9pm

Where : Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center

The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center is located on historic Pennsylvania Avenue in the heart of Washington, DC, within walking distance of the White House, the Capitol, Smithsonian Museums, many of Washington, DC’s finest hotels and other prominent businesses, historical sites and cultural organizations.

The International Trade Center is easily accessible from three major international airports – Reagan Washington National, Dulles and BWI. The Federal Triangle metro stop (orange/blue lines) is located on site, and the Metro Center metro stop (red line) is just two blocks away. For drivers, an underground garage provides parking for 2,000 cars. More info >

Tickets :

{$55 General Admission to main event}

{Pre-event mixer + main event exclusive to Capital Dish subscribers. Details soon.}

Spirit of the Festival is proudly presented by the International Wine & Food Festival

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