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RUM ACADEMY

NYC * LONG ISLAND * NEW PALTZ

New York's Top Rum Education In Person TiKi Workshop!

with Shannon Mustipher

EST. 2019

ABOUT RUM ACADEMY

with Shannon Mustipher

"Based on the Best Selling Book "TIKI Modern Tropical Cocktails" and Instructed by its Author, Shannon Mustipher.  RUM ACADEMY In Person TiKi Work Shop has attracted hundreds of Industry Professionals, rum enthusiasts and the tropically curious since 2019.

 

Students leave with a profound enlightenment on the spectrum of rum, history of tiki, & get real time feedback on their own tropical cocktail creations from their Instructor in hands on tiki projects! Seeking further knowledge of the spirit category and equipping them to level up their tiki game in the bar and at home, bonded into the future with the spirits they use in class. 

The highly engaging lecture & workshop is a one day, two session, fully immersive experience in an intimate appropriate setting for focus.

(See Venues Below Now Available to Book in NYC, Long Island & New Paltz at Official NYCE Bar Education Locations!)

 

Including a Rum Education Lecture accompanied by tastings, lite testing on class topic for knowledge reinforcement, class project: make a tiki cocktail. Social Media Contest!

The iconic class further emboldens students passion for the rum they use through the inspired lens, education and fully immersive experience that only Shannon Mustipher can inspire.

Accompanied with a Class Resource page with recipes & E-Commerce so Attendees can purchase the Rums they use in Class and take their TiKi adventure with them!

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About The Instructor:

"The Brooklyn based spirits educator opened Glady's Caribbean in 2015, and soon built a following for the category in NYC among trade and consumer.  Following the publication of TIKI: Modern Tropical Cocktails (Rizzoli, 2019), Shannon has gone on to consult with a number of brands and to present seminars on the topics of rum, Tiki, and classic cocktails at numerous venues.  Shannon's writing, recipes, and opinions have been featured in numorous publications including Imbibe, Punch,com, Vinepair, Saveur, and The New York Times." 

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"Shannon has such a special way about describing rums.  Not only does she give a background on the history, she has a unique way of engaging with the class/attendees. Taking the history of rum from a 2D understanding and really making it 3D .. in a way that I’ve never heard before.  It is so interesting to hear her discussing how rum was used at inauguration parties of early presidents, with pirates, how each country has a unique flavor/history with rum. 

 

Shannon makes the learning of rum so COOL and makes those she is educating feel so connected! It is one thing to sit in a class and learn the basics, but RUM ACADEMY with Shannon takes things to a completely elevated level that creates a more comprehensive understanding, which is really awesome and makes one feel much more connected to the subject.

We truly enjoy working with Shannon and NYCE and would absolutely love to continue!"

- Jackie Melillo - Sales Representative STROH RUM - MEZAN RUM

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PREVIOUS RUM BRAND PARTICIPATION IN RUM ACADEMY / NYCE EVENTS

  • Pusser's Rum

  • Rum Fire

  • Diplomatico Rum

  • 1888 Rum

  • Boukman Rhum

  • RHUM J.M.

  • The Real McCoy Rum

  • Clairin Spirit of Haiti

  • Plantation Rum

  • Yaguara Cachaca

  • Casa Magdelena Rum

  • Don Q Rum

  • Tanduay Rum

  • Don Q Rum

  • Tanduay Rum

  • Denizen Rum

  • TEN TO ONE RUM

  • RUM BAR

  • SOGGY DOLLAR RUM

  • Appleton Estate Rum

  • The Funk

  • Montanya Rum

  • Ron Colón Salvadoreño

  • and more

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PUBLISHED COCKTAIL RECIPE

By Shannon Mustipher

Have your cocktail recipe by Shannon Mustipher published on NYCE Online. A sharable asset hyperlinked to your website or e-commerce site of choice. 

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ABOUT THE NYC VENUE

TIKI CHICK

Emanating from the most beautiful and captivating parts of the sugar cane producing world comes the silhouette of a Tiki Chick. A fun and rum loving free spirit who can be spotted reveling in Zombie’s and Piña Coladas alike. She has inhabited every corner of her new paradise giving it a homey yet equatorial touch suited for the enjoyment of anyone who enters. Someone, you can, and should, get to know through the anecdotes and quotes adorning the pages of a beachwood inspired menu.

Occupancy Capacity: 70 Attendees

ABOUT THE LONG ISLAND VENUE

COASTAL KITCHEN & DAIQUIRI BAR

Coastal Kitchen & Daiquiri Bar offers "Coastal" style cuisine in a fun and friendly, rustic atmosphere. Located on Long Island's popular Main St. in Bay Shore. The rum and tropical cocktail focused outpost has become one of LI's rare tiki / tropical focused cocktail program bringing its influence and high volume culture to both the Industry and consumer.

With a beautiful island style setting with high ceilings, occupancy capacity is perfect for an intimate hands on fun work shop with Denizen Rum!

Occupancy Capacity: 100 Attendees

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ABOUT THE NEW PALTZ VENUE

FUCHSIA TIKI BAR

"Since opening our doors to a portal to paradise in 2019, Fuchsia has emerged as New Paltz's best kept secret island. We aspire to  differentiate ourselves from the rest of the tiki world by showcasing the best part of it, the drinks. So pull up a chair and let us regal you with stories of the complex history of rum and how it has helped to shape the way we drink."

Anton Kinloch - Bar Manager - Partner

Occupancy Capacity: 20 Attendees

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EXCLUSIVE TITLE
SPONSOR PRICING

EXCLUSIVE SPONSOR

$5k + (product in kind)

Exclusivity means a huge impact with attendees, promotion, the venue and all eyes on your Rums! Shannon will be inspiring students about rum and tropical cocktails through your Exclusive Rum tastings. An experience that will last with them a lifetime as students use your Exclusive Rum to make TiKi Cocktails for a social media contest and truly impactful experience! Pick either NYC, Long Island or just added New Paltz Official NYCE Bar Education Location!

Exclusive Sponsorship Includes

  • Billed as Exclusive Rum - Title Sponsor

  • Exclusive Rum Tastings: Session 1

  • Exclusive Rum Expressions only Rum used in TiKi Cocktail Workshop: Session 2

  • Published Cocktail Recipe by Shannon Mustipher 

  • Educational Pop Up Organizing by NY Cocktail Expo - Rum Academy

  • Booking at Official NYCE Bar Education Classroom

  • Promotional Campaign by NY Cocktail Expo

  • Listed as Official Rum Brand in Event Listings

  • Listed on Highlight Section on Homepage

  • Hyperlinked Referrals to Online Stores

  • Direct Marketing to Attendees - Incentivize Purchases with NYCE Discount Code to Student Attendees

  • Connect with Industry and Consumer Attendees 

  • Networking Happy Hour with your Exclusive Rum Cocktails 

  • Rum Academy Resource Page - e-commerce.

Thank you! For additional information please contact NYCE Owner / Founder Matt Kourie * mattkourie@gmail.com