San Antonio Cocktail Conference Event: Courses & Cocktails

Saturday 15th, August 2015 / 11:13 Written by
San Antonio Cocktail Conference Event: Courses & Cocktails

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SACC Announces Exclusive Event: Courses & Cocktails
Featuring Visiting Chef Shane Lyons of Distilled NY and San Antonio’s Best Chefs

“Once again, San Antonio Cocktail Conference can highlight the

pairing of dinner courses and just the right cocktail – and make it a

charitable affair!” –Cathy Siegel, Executive Director, Houston Street Charities

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The San Antonio Cocktail Conference (SACC) has become more than a fabulous week of parties, tastings and cocktail courses in January. The SACC has now launched events and special experiences year-round, including this upcoming not-to-be-missed event truly ‘mixing’ cocktails and chef collaborations, and a new kind of courses for the SACC. To tie up Texas’ long, hot summer the SACC is hosting a fabulous line-up of talented chefs and cocktail gurus for a unique dining experience. Yet, this time there are a few twists to the experience, and we are not talking about fancy garnishes. More like four, fabulously fancy chefs from San Antonio, Stefan Bowers, Jason Dady, Robbie Nowlin, and John Russ and one award-winning chef fromNew York, Shane Lyons. This tal-ented line-up will combine forces with master mixologist, Christo-pher Ware of the soon to be opened Paramour. The group will be hosting the first-ever, Courses & Cocktails, where the world of culi-nary combines forces, and courses with the world of cocktail.

This food and imbiber’s dream dinner will be five-course menus paired with five craft cocktails. How does one attend this event? You can reserve a table to eat and drink with your favorite San Antonio chef, or reserve a seat with special guest chef, Shane Lyons. Tables and special guest seats are extremely limited and can be reserved through the SACC directly. Of course, all proceeds of this event will benefit Houston Street Charities, which supports children’s charities.

Courses & Cocktails
WHAT: Courses & Cocktails
WHEN: Sunday, Aug. 30, 6:30 p.m. Welcome Cocktail, 7:15 p.m. Dinner
WHERE: Nao Restaurant at The Pearl
RESERVATIONS: 210-472-2211 or

About Chef Shane Lyons: ’Chef Shane Lyons was born for both stove and stage, with an early professional career in both Hollywood and the kitchen. After graduation from the CIA, he worked as a private chef in Holly-wood and competed on Next Food Network Star. He then travelled to New York City where he found himself contributing in the kitchens at, Craft Bar, Cafe Boulud, and Momofuku Noodle Bar, and served as Chef de Cuisine for Top Chef Kitchen on NBC. In 2013, at the age of 25, Shane recognized a dream and opened his own NYC restaurant with Nick Iovacchini and Drew Nieporent- Distilled New York. Among many prestigious awards and a New York Times nod, the SACC is honored to have Shane serve our community this month. “Being from Colorado, I have a special love for the Southwest. “I’m excited to cook with some local chefs and taste some of the local fare!” Shane Lyons

San Antonio Cocktail Conference is a Houston Street Charities event. Houston Street Charities is a non-profit organization created by Bohanan’s Prime Steaks & Seafood and Mark Bohanan, founded to oversee the San Antonio Cocktail Conference and other charitable endeavors, in an effort to make sure that giving back to community remains at the forefront of all of the events. San Antonio Cocktail Con-ference is a community partnership that donates 100 percent of conference profits to children’s chari-ties. In its first four years, the conference has donated over $355,000 to benefit children’s causes. San Antonio Cocktail Conference 2016 will be held January 14-17, in downtown San Antonio. Visit

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