Presented by Sazerac: Corazon, Buffalo Trace, Wheatley, Los Vecinos del Campo, Glenfarclas, Bittermens, Dimmi, and Peychauds
Beyond a Buy-Out: Political and Community Activism within Bars
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bars have been centers for social agitation throughout history. How are today’s bars actively aiding in the movement towards a more inclusive, equitable, safe, and sustainable society?
Moderated by: Jen Delos Reyes (School of Art at the University of Illinois Chicago)
Panelists: Dan Q. Dao (writer, activist), Alex Maynard (Starline Social Club), Kristen Kaza (Chicago Reader + Slo’ Mo)
Mujeres Viviendo y Trabajando en México
1:15pm - 2:15pm
A Spanish-speaking panel discussion focusing on the experiences of women in Mexico’s spirits and hospitality communities. This seminar will be presented in Spanish and attendees who do not speak Spanish will have translation via headsets.
Moderated by: Alicia Arredondo (Lost Lake)
Panelists: Carmen Villarreal (Casa San Matías), Margarita Blas (Cruz de Fuego)
Workshop: Ashtin Berry
Ashtin Berry is a food and beverage activist, sommelier, and beverage consultant committed to creating equitable spaces within the hospitality industry. Drawing on her sociology background, Ashtin will lead a two-hour workshop focused on an aspect of activism within the hospitality industry.
Led by: Ashtin Berry (Radical Xchange)