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BACK BAR USA’s three-day cocktail affair, “For The Love Of Cocktails,” will celebrate Las Vegas’ rapidly expanding cocktail culture and the art of mixology with a grand gala tasting event at Alain Ducasse’s Skyfall Lounge, located on the 64th floor of Delano Las Vegas, on Friday, Feb. 12, 2016.

Guests of the gala will enjoy more than two dozen specialty cocktails by world-renowned mixologists including Tony Abou-Ganim and Francesco Lafranconi; gourmet tastings by Rivea Executive Chef Bruno Riou; meet-and-greet opportunities with internationally recognized mixologists and chefs; and top-tier entertainment and other surprises throughout the evening.

Guests Enjoying the 2015 “For The Love Of Cocktails” Grand Gala

Guests Enjoying the 2015 “For The Love Of Cocktails” Grand Gala

Photo Courtesy of David Becker

“The ‘For The Love Of Cocktails’ grand gala brings a group of the world’s most talented mixologists and chefs together for a great cause. We’re bringing chefs, mixologists and cocktail enthusiasts from all over together to celebrate gourmet food, handcrafted cocktails, and the rapidly expanding cocktail culture of Las Vegas.”
– BACK BAR USA owner Tim Haughinberry

Mixologists at the 2015 “For The Love Of Cocktails” Grand Gala

Mixologists at the 2015 “For The Love Of Cocktails” Grand Gala

Photo Courtesy of David Becker

The evening will begin at 5 p.m. with a reception sponsored by Bacardi at Franklin, located inside Delano Las Vegas. VIP guests will receive early access to the main event at Skyfall Lounge beginning at 6:30 p.m., and regular ticketholders will have the opportunity to enter the grand gala beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tickets to the grand gala are priced at $150, and are available for purchase at ForTheLoveOfCocktails.com.

A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the Helen David Relief Fund for Bartenders Affected by Breast Cancer, Abou-Ganim’s non-profit organization.