Back Bar USA is a strong supporter of AFAN, an organization dedicated to helping those affected by HIV and AIDS in Southern Nevada. “I have been a believer in AFAN for more than a decade,” said Tim Haughinberry, founder of Back Bar USA and former AFAN board member. “Philanthropy is important to Back Bar and we enjoy making benefits such as Paint the Town a great success. We work hard to match the right brands and drinks to the clientele, making for a perfect night.”
Wine and spirits sponsors include: Ketel One Vodka, Baileys Irish Cream, Don Julio Tequila and Heineken. Back Bar USA will work with mixologist Raul Faria of Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill at Caesars Palace. Faria has spent 14 years “behind to the stick” to position himself as one of the top mixologists in the Las Vegas area. He has created the following signature cocktails for the evening:
Dutch Picnic: Ketel One, Aperol, Fee Brothers rhubarb bitters and a touch of honey with fresh watermelon, cucumber and lemon juices topped off with rhubarb dry soda rhubarb and garnished with fresh rhubarb and watermelon “olives"
Tiki’ilah: Don Julio Blanco, brewed espresso, Sonoma vanilla almond syrup, a dash of Bittermen's Tiki bitters with pineapple and lemon juice, garnished with fresh nutmeg and a cinnamon pineapple chip
Celtic Stinger: Baileys Irish Cream, Ron Zacapa Rum 23, Branca Menta with a dash of Bittermen's Xocolatl mole bitters and garnished with a mint sprig and a Fermet Branca Chocolate wafer
RSVP for Paint the Town is required by calling (702) 383-8095. Space is extremely limited. More information about Back Bar USA, its brands and services is available at www.BackBarUSA.com and more information about AFAN may be found at www.afanlv.org.
About Back Bar USA
Back Bar USA is a full-service marketing, design and consulting firm with more than 25 years experience in the beer, wine and spirits industries. Specializing in corporate and national account beverage programs with an emphasis on gaming, resorts, nightlife and fine dining, the company provides services ranging from menu development to ground-up venue concept, design and execution. Back Bar maintains an impressive portfolio of clients and brands that include Caesars Entertainment, MGM Resorts, Ketel One Vodka and Corona. For more information, head to www.BackBarUSA.Com.
Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) was founded in 1984 and is the oldest and largest AIDS service organization in the state of Nevada. 2014 marks AFAN's 30th anniversary practicing its unyielding commitment to the community by providing unparalleled health expertise, support and advocacy for adults and children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS in southern Nevada. Over the years, AFAN has created various programs that offer consistent and comprehensive assistance including direct client service programs, food programs, prevention and education programs and community outreach. As part of AFAN's mission, these client service programs assist in enhancing the physical health and psychosocial wellness of the individuals they serve, while promoting dignity and improving the quality of their lives. For more information, please visit www.afanlv.org (http://r20.rs6.net/