What You'll Do
Step inside Wicker Park’s chic bar FAME (named for food, art, mixology, and experience) for an intro into what this stylish venue is all about. Your host, master mixologist and cocktail innovator Hakim Hamid, guides you through the process of infusing spirits before you partake in a tasting of a few key varieties. After a quick break for socializing and fixing your plates with delicious snacks, Hakim will craft two signature cocktails based on your recommendations, pass out drinks, and hand you recipes and techniques to try at home.
Pick Up Infusion and Cocktail Fundamentals
Demystify the process of handcrafting infusions and cocktails during an expert demo and tasting
Sample Snacks and Mingle
Chef David explains the savory treats available for snacking, and you’re encouraged to stay after the event for more socializing
Each event is capped at 20 participants; each event requires a minimum of 10 participants in order to take place.
Master Mixologist and Consultant
With a hospitality career spanning over 12 years across the U.S., Hakim Hamid’s mantra, “Expect Change. Embrace It,” is reflected in his wide range of accomplishments. Whether he’s creating innovative cocktail beverage lists or consulting for elegant events, Hakim has earned a reputation for mastering the intersection of entertainment, hospitality, and design. Hakim has won several mixology contests, and worked for over a dozen world-class night clubs and restaurant.
Where You'll Meet
Called an art-centric bar experience by founder Stephen Westman, FAME pairs high-brow, artisan cocktails with a mood-lit ambiance that showcases works from nationally acclaimed artists.
When You'll Meet
The event takes place from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on the following dates:
- Saturday, February 8
- Saturday, February 15
- Saturday, February 22