About this experience
Latin America is full of fun and beautiful flavors that represent the diverse and nuanced cultures of different countries. In this cocktail making session, you can voyage - from your kitchen - through three different countries through cocktails that feature indigenous and authentic ingredients.
What to expect
You and Andra Johnson will meet in your home (over video chat) to shake, stir, taste, share stories, and delve into the world of cocktails. You will not only have a great time but also acquire valuable skills that will last well beyond your time together.Private
This Delicious Experience is not a pre-recorded video, big Zoom gathering, or the kind of online course where your eyes glaze over; it is a one-of-a-kind private experience where you and Andra Johnson will work together to create something amazing together.Customizable
After booking, you will communicate directly with Andra Johnson to adapt the experience to your tastes, interests, skill level, and alcohol preferences.Virtual
Prior to the online cocktail class we will provide you with a Zoom link and any assistance you may need to connect to the experience from your laptop, tablet, or phone.
Connect up to 2 screens to share the experience with friends or family. Contact us for discounted rates on additional screens.
Meet Andra Johnson
Andra Johnson has a deep history in the hospitality field beginning as an accomplished barista, bartender, GM and Events Coordinator. After working as The Diner, a restaurant in the Constantine Stavropoulos group, she found an interest in fine dining and moved to Eola on P Street, a Dan Singhofen restaurant. She joined the opening staff of Le Diplomate, a Stephen Starr restaurant, and finally made her way into the Robert Weidmaier restaurant group as AGM and wine director of Mussel Bar & Grille Bethesda. In 2014, Andra jumped at the chance to work with Tony Brown and Gene Alexeyev at a new neighborhood restaurant, Macon Bistro & Larder, where she later became the GM, Beverage Director, and managing partner.
Andra is currently the Bar Director of Serenata/Zumo concept in DC's Latin Food Hall, La Cosecha where she renews her commitment to providing exemplary service and thoughtful cocktails each day. Her forthcoming book, 'White Plates, Black Faces', continues her work telling the stories of people of color in the restaurant industry. She is the Co-Founder of DMV Black Restaurant Week and heads up a cocktail pop-up initiative called 'Back to Black' that strives to raise funds to donate to overlooked and underfunded charities and organizations in the DC area. In 2017 she was listed in Washington Life Magazine's 'Young & The Guest List 40 Under 40'.