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Second Annual World Cocktail Week Dinner at Proof


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Last year was an amazing dinner and celebration! Join us this year for a repeat and help us raise money for the Museum of the American Cocktail.

World Cocktail Week Dinner @ Proof

775 G Street, NW

7 P.M., May 11, 2009

$145 per person

Email for Reservations:proof@proofdc.com


Washington’s Top Mixologists Come Together in Support of

The Museum of the American Cocktail

Washington, DC (April 17, 2009) – Proof is pleased to announce its participation in World Cocktail Week for the second straight year. On Monday, May 11th, the restaurant will host a cocktail party and dinner benefiting The Museum of the American Cocktail and featuring many of the Washington area’s top mixologists working together to provide sensational sips for this special evening. Participating mixologists include Adam Bernbach of Bar Pilar, Derek Brown of The Gibson, Tom Brown of Cork, Gina Chersevani of PS 7’s, Justin Guthrie of Blue Ridge, Owen Thompson of Bourbon, Todd Thrasher of Restaurant Eve, Chantal Tseng of Tabard Inn, Rico Wisnor of Poste, Jill Zimorski of Café Atlantico and Sebastian Zutant of Proof.

Tickets for the event are priced at $145 per person. The evening's festivities will begin at 7:00 p.m. with a cocktail hour that will feature passed hors d'oeuvres and five specialty cocktails created just for this event. Proof’s Executive Chef Haidar Karoum will prepare a five-course tasting menu that will be paired with five additional specialty cocktails. Tickets for this exclusive event, which sold out quickly last year, are very limited, and may be purchased at Proof or by emailing the restaurant at proof@proofdc.com.

Proof is located at 775 G Street, NW, directly across from the National Portrait Gallery, and one block from the Verizon Center and the Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro station. Valet parking will be available.

World Cocktail Week is an annual event to celebrate the anniversary of the first known instance where "cocktail" was defined in print, which took place on May 13, 1806, in the New York newspaper "The Balance." This year, World Cocktail Week is taking place from May 6th through the 13th. The Museum of the American Cocktail is a nonprofit organization providing education in mixology and preserving the rich history of the American cocktail.

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