Tips and techniques from Hurricane Hayward of The Atomic Grog for turning your home bar into a Tiki cocktail paradise. The cocktail recipes at Fort Lauderdale’s legendary Mai-Kai are closely guarded secrets. But for the past seven years, South Florida journalist Jim “Hurricane” Hayward has reverse engineered more than 50 tropical drinks from menus past and present, publishing in-depth reviews and “tribute recipes” on his blog, The Atomic Grog. Hayward will share his experiences in re-creating these classic cocktails, presenting a crash course in making your home bar the next best thing to The Mai-Kai. Mystery Girl and Samoan fire dancers not included.
Classes are hands-on experiences in learning to make classic tiki cocktails. Top bartenders from across the world lead these small classes. Each student gets to choose from 1 of 5 bar tools designed by Tiki Diablo.