Starting in August, GRAY’S On Main customers will have a chance to learn the art behind making some of the historic restaurant’s signature libations for themselves.
The “Mix & Mingle” cocktail series will be led by GRAY’S Beverage Director, Jon Yeager—the creator of the restaurant’s one-of-a-kind, handcrafted cocktail menu. Each class will take place in GRAY’S members-only SOCIETY lounge, which offers the only third-floor view of downtown Franklin’s Main Street that is open to the public, on special occasions.
Sponsored by Red Dog Wine & Spirits, the series will kick off on Tuesday, August 12, at 7 p.m. In honor of the restaurant’s one-year anniversary, the inaugural class will feature two of the past year’s most popular cocktails, the Royal Nectar and the Anthym Spirit.
Not only will attendees enjoy light appetizers and learn how to create each featured cocktail but they will also have the opportunity to engage in conversation while learning about the elements being used and the history of mixology.
The class is open to the public for $35 per person, which includes two cocktails, light appetizers and a surprise takeaway for guests to leave with. Members of GRAY’S exclusive SOCIETY club can attend classes free of charge.
As there is a 30-person limit for the first class, those who wish to attend are encouraged to make a reservation as soon as possible.
To reserve your spot for the “Mix & Mingle” cocktail series, call GRAY’S at (615) 435-3603. Familiarize yourself with Jon Yeager and some of GRAY’S signature libations by visiting www.youtube.com/GRAYSonMain to watch the restaurant’s online cocktail tutorial series.
Who: GRAY’S on Main
What: “Mix & Mingle” cocktail classes, led by Beverage Director Jon Yeager
When: August 12, 7-9 p.m.
Where: Third-floor SOCIETY lounge at GRAY’S
About GRAY’S on Main
Set in a ca. 1876 Victorian building in Historic Downtown Franklin, Tenn., the Gray Drug Co. was a landmark pharmacy here for nearly a century. In 2013, after careful restoration, the three-story GRAY’S on Main was unveiled, honoring Tennessee’s cultural heritage through fresh spirits, flavors and sounds. Eclectic and traditional, GRAY’S’ menu reflects the best of the South in food, with a focus on locally and regionally sourced ingredients. The second floor bar and music hall features handcrafted epicurean cocktails that celebrate the brandy culture of the late 19th century, along with live performances from the best Music City has to offer. The third story holds a casual yet elegant space for SOCIETY supper club members—along with the only public third-floor view of downtown Franklin’s Main Street.