Monthly Archives: February 2016

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Night Club and Bar “Ask The Experts” Super Sesion

Spirits on Bourbon  is excited to announce that Brad Bohannan will featured as a panelist on the ‘Ask The Experts’ Super Session at the Night Club & Bar Convention and Trade Show!   

 This is his third year in a row for such a distinction. The panel will include Chef  Brian Duffy, Russell Davis and Nancy Hadley  

 while moderated by Thom Greco The Super Session will be on March 7th at the Las Vegas Convention Center at 11:00 am. Session topics will address food, mixology, design and trade secrets. The panel of exerts will be ready to answer your toughest questions and talk about fresh ideas. “I looking forward to be on a panel of such recognized industry leaders and I’m looking forward to another great convention!” said Brad Bohannan. It’s not to late to Attend and find your next big money maker for your Night Club and Bar. 

 

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Spirits on Bourbon Featured in 10 Episodes of Tech Rescue

Brad Bohannan and   Steve Smith along with Jon Taffer were featured keynote speakers at the Woodard Scaling New Heights Convention .  

Spirits on Bourbon at Woodard Scaling New              Heights Convention with Jon Taffer
 The invitation to speak turned into an opportunity to participate in a reality TV Show!  Spirits on Bourbon is featured in a series of 10 mini-episodes (about 10 minutes each) which documents the transformation of the bar’s technology under the leadership of Patricia Hendrix, an esteemed QuickBooks ProAdvisor.  
Woodard released the first episodes on February 22  Visit the   Site now to Watch the released videos. But check back weekly to watch this new Series as the story unfold!

Storm Troopers Pub Crawl

The Force was with you at the French Quarters newest Star Wars themed pub crawl! The 504th Division of Storm Troopers invaded Spirits on Bourbon and Turtle Bay

 for what turned out to be an exciting and head turning pub crawl. Characters that were portrayed in the event included Darth Vader, Obi Wan Kenobi, Boba Fett, Kylo Ren, and Luke Skywalker.  

 
Star Wars fans were delighted to see a sea of Storm Trooper costumes blanket the Galaxy of the French Quarter on this two mile, ten stop pub crawl.     

     Anyone interested in joining the group for next years event can join the facebook group “THE  504TH DIVISION” to be included in all relevant information and planning. There, members can discuss events, acquire costumes, and post to the group. May the Force be with you!

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Greasing of The Poles To Kick Off Mardi Gras

The stage was set, the ladders were dressed, and the Greasers have all been selected. On this Friday before Mardi Gras,  

 the Royal Sonesta Hotel officially kicks off carnival in the French Quarter with the “Greasing of the Poles.” 
The Greasing of the Poles ceremony embraces the true spirit of Mardi Gras.  

 The event is a spectacle to be experienced on one of the world’s most famous entertainment corridors, Great bars like Spirits on Bourbon and Turtle Bay The Royal Sonesta Hotel originated this long-standing tradition of greasing the support poles as a means to deter over-zealous revelers from shimmying up to coveted balcony space above. “This popular Mardi Gras event has evolved into one of the most unique carnival displays of the season and is a popular must-see for locals and visitors,”  

  explains Alfred Groos, President and General Manager of the Royal Sonesta. Where else in the world can you take part in a ceremony centered around petroleum jelly!”  

 

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Crawfish every weekend at Turtle Bay

Crawfish, crawdads, freshwater,m mudbugs….Whatever you call ’em, we got ’em at  Turtle Bay! 
 

We will boil Crawfish every Saturday and Sunday throughout the season.  

 While in the past we only boiled three sacks a day, but as we have become a crawfish hot spot over the last few years, we are preparing for our biggest boils to date!  

 With a huge 24 varieties of beers on tap, including lots of regional craft brews from Louisiana and Mississippi, you are sure to find the perfect beer to pair with your crawfish!  
The warm weather means these suckers are going to be big and juicy! The boils start at around 3:00 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday…but them crawdads tend to go quick so you might want to get here early! And don’t forget to suck the heads!