Rhode Island Distributing’s Providence Beverage Co. hosted the George Dickel Tennessee Whisky Experience at Public Kitchen & Bar in Providence on February 12, 2014. The event featured a trade tasting and education session with “Dickel” Doug Kragel, National Brand Ambassador for George Dickel Tennessee Whisky. Approximately 40 guests also enjoyed food creations featuring the whisky as a key ingredient.
One of the George Dickel Tennessee Whisky product set-ups
Jared Iannelli, On Premise Brand Development Manager, Providence Beverage; Howard Gantz, General Manager, Providence Beverage; Doug Kragel, National Brand Ambassador, George Dickel Tennessee Whisky; Kathleen Danahey, Rhode Island Diageo Sales Representative; Richard Raboin, Trade Development Manager, Providence Beverage.
Frank Martucci, Beverage Operations Director, Twin River Casino and USBG National Vice President; Justin Erickson, General Manager, Vanity Supper Club & The Thirsty Beaver; James Kolz, Commercial Director, Independent Diageo Catalyst; and Tyler Ayres Schweppe, The Dorrance.
Doug Kragel with Phil Johnson, owner 88 Piano Lounge.
Photos by Chris Almeida.