CIGARBQUE ASSEMBLES LOCAL CHEFS AND MIXOLOGISTS FOR EVENT THIS THURSDAY
Chicago cigar, food and cocktail festival makes its Atlanta debut at the Freight Depot April 23
ATLANTA (April 22, 2015) – Cigars, cocktails and fine food: these simple indulgences are the driving forces behind CigarBQue, a Chicago festival founded by Chefs Rick Gresh, Cleetus Friedman and Giuseppe Tentori. After three years of success in their hometown, the founders of CigarBque are expanding their festival across the nation. Atlanta, nationally recognized for its thriving restaurant culture, was a natural target, and local chefs and mixologists have fired up their grills and iced down their shakers to bring attendees creative dishes and cocktails that will pair well with a stogie.
Chefs Jonathan and Justin Fox, The Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q
Chef Jordan Wakefield, Smoke Ring
Chef Robert Phalen, One Eared Stag
Chef Justin Keith, Food 101
Chef Nagib Sued, Smokebelly
Madison Burch, Seven Lamps
J.D. Doyle, Food 101
Joel Arvizo, One Eared Stag
Michael Searles, The Blind Pig Parlour Bar
CigarBQue will take place at the Georgia Railroad Freight Depot on Thursday, April 23, from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Tickets to the event cost $125 and include food, cocktails and a selection of cigars from Diamond Crown. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Cigar Family Charitable Foundation, which fights poverty and provides support to children and families in the Dominican.