Our Chilled 100 members hang out in the hottest cities.

The gang just got together at Herbs & Rye (voted Best High Volume Bar in America) courtesy of Palm Bay International sponsors and Chilled’s marketing manager and Chilled 100 national director, Max Ferro. The Chilled magazine hosted event brought together the best of the best in bartending talent to enjoy classic American and Italian fare, plus expertly handcrafted cocktails.

“It’s always a pleasure to bring together some of the best bartending talent in the city. Each and every one of our Chilled 100 Members is passionate about the industry and brings a unique set of skills to their market.”
– Max Ferro, Chilled Magazine Marketing Manager and Chilled 100 National Director

Herbs & Rye Manager and Chilled 100 Member Joe Pereira helped set up a great evening. Palm Bay Representatives Julie Minadeo (Palm Bay territory manager–Nevada, San Diego) and Steven Kennedy (fine wine and spirits specialist) introduced the Chilled 100 members to some amazing spirits including Bauchant Orange Liqueur, Chase Elderflower, Drumshanbo Gunpowder Gin, Tequila Chamucos Reposado, Ravo Vodka, Bastille Whisky. Dos Maderas 5+5 Rum, Boulard Calvados, Bribon Tequila Blanco, Darnley’s View Spiced Gin, and Cinzano Rosso Vermouth.

Wendy Hodges, Emilio Tiburcio, Adam Rains, Joe Pereira, Misha Malai, Dan Marohnic, Daniel Keaveney, Mark Kiyojima, and John Eric sipped on cocktails using popular Palm Bay International spirits mixed with some of today’s hottest cocktail ingredients, including figs, watermelon juice, Himalayan salt, and yuzu.

“It was a great evening with old and new friends! So fun catching up with everyone and learning about the Palm Bay portfolio. I especially enjoyed meeting Max in person and taking him to a couple of our local cocktail spots after dinner!”
– Wendy Hodges, Fusion Mixology Bar

“It was awesome meeting our Chilled 100 Director Max and the Palm Bay International team. Choosing a place like Herbs & Rye was just perfect. We had delicious food paired with some unique and delicious spirits. Thanks Chilled!”
– Daniel Keaveney, Sportsbook @ The Venetian, Las Vegas