Diversify the Beverage Menu for a More Inclusive Experience

The standard bar packages of soda, water, beer, wine and spirits found on catering menus must be shaken, stirred and refashioned. Drinkers and non-drinkers alike are looking for non- and low-alcoholic drinks that offer the same taste experience as a well-made cocktail or craft beer. Whether hiring a water sommelier or beverage tastemaker, adding hard ciders and flavored seltzers, or zero-proof cocktails, beverage choices can and should gratify and extend belonging.


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