New Orleans Tales of the Cocktail® Selects Mai Thai’s Mixologist, Michael Reed, as 2012 Apprentice
NEW ORLEANS – June 3, 2012 – Tales of the Cocktail® is proud to once again partner with Cointreau® Orange Liqueur for the 5th annual Cocktail Apprentice Program (CAP). This year fifty-four bartenders from around the world were selected on the basis of craft, expertise and experience to serve alongside the biggest names in mixology during the Tales of the Cocktail® 10th Anniversary celebration.
“I stand firm in my belief that the Cocktail Apprentice Program is why we get up and do what we do each day in organizing Tales of the Cocktail®,” said Paul Tuennerman, Chief Business Officer for Tales of the Cocktail®. “I am particularly proud of the geographic diversity of this year’s class. It reinforces the global impact that we have as we look to make the world a better place to drink.”