Tastemakers series continues this Wednesday

Home to just one of these tastemakers
Home to just one of these tastemakers
Kara Buckner

After the last rolicking Tastemakers series, the bar has been set high for

Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine

's panel series. Wednesday evening, they are once again gathering those who lead by example, this time to discuss what it takes to run your own successful business. Even better? They're bringing samples of their delicious wares.

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Michelle Gayer's talents have brought her from Charlie Trotter's to her sweet little Salty Tart inside Midtown Global Market and all the way to the James Beard Awards. No matter what she makes, she brings the pretty to her every endeavor.

Paul Werni and Scott Davis have taken their Parallel 45 brand into a successful and delicious locally distillery. Bourbon fans will be happy to hear that they will be bringing samples to share with the crowd -- as will Gayer and Brown.

The panel will be led by MSP's own tastemaker and senior editor Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl. Before the discussion, guests are invited to mingle and sample a little nosh beginning at 6 o'clock at the Ritz Theater. After snacks, Moskowitz Grumdahl will lead a discussion on the secrets of their entrepreneurial success. Because of the delicious, delicious booze, this event is only for those above 21 years of age, and tickets are just $10. Get yours here.

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The Ritz Theater

345 13th Ave. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413


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