David Kaplan and Alex Day of Proprietors LLC provide bar and hospitality knowledge for clients all over the world. Leah Eden talks with Alex and David in anticipation of the 2013 Manhattan Cocktail Classic. Tune in to hear about the roots of Proprietors LLC with New York City cocktail staple Death & Co. Find out what makes a truly good cocktail; it's not just the ingredients that make a drink special. Hear about Proprietors LLC overseas upstarts, and how different cultures interpret hospitality. This program has been sponsored by Hearst Ranch.


"Building out from the individual cocktail into the room is a big part of what we do. Not every cocktail is right for every bar." [8:15] -- Alex Day of Proprietors, LLC