KOLD-DRAFT to Feature Four Award-Winning Mixologists at Nightclub & Bar Show in Las Vegas

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Learn from the Industry's Best: Tony Abou-Ganim, Dale DeGroff, Ryan Magarian and Charlotte Voisey

Industry Leading Mixologists

Cultures of Cocktail and Spirit Service Excellence

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Whether you take your cocktail straight up or on the rocks there is sure to be a pure and most importantly KOLD concoction for you to sample as four of the industry's leading mixologists go to work at KOLD-DRAFT'S booth during the upcoming Nightclub & Bar Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, March 3-4, 2009.

The Modern Mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim The King of Cocktails Dale DeGroff , Aviation Gin co-founder Ryan Magarian and the 2004 U.K. Bartender of the Year Charlotte Voisey will be KOLD-DRAFT'S special guests.

These industry leading mixologists will be on hand sharing their extensive knowledge of the craft at Booth 5034 during the Nightclub & Bar Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center. They will be mixing cocktails using KOLD-DRAFT ice because they understand the importance of great ice, and KOLD-DRAFT ice machines make great ice.

Since 1955, KOLD-DRAFT has been manufacturing ice machines that produce the best ice in the world. KOLD-DRAFT'S exclusive "upside-down" horizontal evaporator ice making system produces pure, solid, sparkling ice that cools faster, melts slower and doesn't distort the taste of beverages.

Tony Abou-Ganim is recognized as a leading worldwide beverage consultant. Along with his instructional DVD, Modern Mixology: Making Great Cocktails at Home, Tony also distributes his TAG line of barware. In 1998, Abou-Ganim created the cocktail program for the Bellagio Resort and is part owner of Bar Milano in New York City.

Master Mixologist Dale DeGroff the King of Cocktails, will be showing off his talents. One of DeGroff's most notable gigs was at the famous Rainbow Room where he was one of the first to pioneer a gourmet approach to the classic cocktail experience. DeGroff is a leading trainer and authority in the beverage world and author of The Essential Cocktail -The Art of Mixing Perfect Drinks.

Also on hand at the KOLD-DRAFT booth will be internationally recognized mixologist and Aviation Gin Co-Founder Ryan Magarian. For more than a decade, Ryan has followed a unique chef-like approach to the art of mixing drinks to develop unique "Cultures of Cocktail and Spirit Service Excellence" for such notable clients as SBE Entertainment, Sofitel Hotels and Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain.

Charlotte Voisey will be center stage as well. Charlotte won the title of Best Bartender at The UK Bartender Awards in 2004. She has managed bars in Barcelona, Buenos Aires and London. Charlotte also won the Silver Medal at the International Bartenders Association World Female Bartending Championships in 2006.

KOLD-DRAFT is pleased to have four of the world's best mixologists presenting and teaching at Booth 5034. Stop by and say hello to Tony, Dale, Ryan and Charlotte and find out more about KOLD-DRAFT'S incredible ice and the machines that make it, which are considered by many to be the finest in the world.

KOLD-DRAFT'S newly assembled National Sales Team will be attending the show as well. The KOLD-DRAFT team is made up of National Account Sales Manager Becky Standley, Regional Sales Manager for the West Jim Nordstrom, the Southeast Regional Sales Manager Mickey Gardner, the North Central Regional Sales Manager Tim Vesevick, the Southwest Regional Sales Manager Jim Standeford and Bob Weiss, Northeast Area Manager. This carefully selected National Sales Team brings more than 120 years of collective experience to ensure the best and longest lasting ice machines on the market are delivered to customers with ease and dependability.

In 1955, KOLD-DRAFT began producing automatic ice cube machines that produce the best ice in the world. KOLD-DRAFT ice is the standard in the cocktail industry. In a recent Penn State University study, KOLD-DRAFT exceeded the purity of all competitors and contained the lowest amount of calcium carbonate of all tested machines. For more than 50 years, they have been creating the perfect cube - more pure and slower melting than any other. KOLD-DRAFT ice machines make perfect one-inch cubes using a unique evaporator and water plate system. KOLD-DRAFT'S design produces perfect, pure, clean, clear, hard ice cubes - every time. For more information, visit http://www.kold-draft.com.

Becky Standley
KOLD-DRAFT National Account Sales Manager
1525 East Lake Road
Erie, PA 16511-1088
814.453.6761 ext. 236


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