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The French Quarter hotel partners with The Punch Room at The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte during Tales of the Cocktail

NEW ORLEANS (June 2017) – The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans is excited to welcome celebrated mixologist, Bob Peters of The Punch Room at The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte for an exclusive pop-up craft cocktail demonstration and sampling in Davenport Lounge.

Designed to recall the intimacy, glamour and exclusivity of a 19th-century club, The Punch Room is a 37-seat cocktail bar in the heart of Charlotte, NC.  Nestled on the hotel’s 15th floor, the upscale speakeasy showcases artistry in both design and drinks.  Led by distinguished mixologist Bob Peters, a Charlotte native, the bar’s beverage program features a selection of handcrafted cocktails and specialty punches with an emphasis on small-batch spirits and local fruits, herbs and vegetables.

The evening kicks off with complimentary welcome punch alongside live jazz music by Grammy-award winning musician, Jeremy Davenport within the hotel’s aptly named Davenport Lounge.  As the crowd settles in, Bob Peters will demonstrate one of his signature cocktails from The Punch Room and provide complimentary tastings.

Bob Peters will be behind the bar of Davenport Lounge on July 20, 2017 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. and his signature cocktails will be available for purchase throughout Tales of the Cocktail.

For more information about The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans and The Punch Room experience during Tales of a Cocktail, please visit or call +1 (504) 524-1331.