Just in time for this holiday season, Kahlúa has assembled a who’s who of the entertaining world and made them available to consumers via a toll-free “Entertain Like The Experts” hotline, 1-888 Kahlúa Tips, and online at kahluatips.com. Whether a holiday get-together is an intimate family gathering or a soiree for 50 close friends, professional advice from today’s top chefs, master mixologists, lifestyle experts and party planning specialists is just a phone call or a mouse click away.
Kahlúa’s panel of entertaining gurus dispense guidance about everything from dealing with uninvited guests and making introductions to party theme suggestions and stocking the perfect in-home bar. The team is comprised of:
Ted Allen — a judge on Bravo’s “Top Chef” and Food Network’s “Iron Chef America
Marcy Blum — founder of Marcy Blum Associates, a world-renowned event planning company
Elisa Strauss — cake designer extraordinaire and founder of New York City’s Confetti Cakes
Tony Abou-Ganim — the Modern Mixologist
Julie Edelman — aka the “Accidental Housewife”
Suzy Kilgore, Kahlúa brand director at Pernod Ricard USA says, “We wanted to give consumers the unique opportunity to enhance their own home entertaining talents by giving them access to these amazing experts.”
When party throwers call in to 1-888 Kahlúa Tips or log on to Kahlúatips.com, they can learn about setting the tone of a party, using music to enhance the mood, how to better their conversation skills, whether electronic invitations or hard-copy invitations are appropriate, different schools of thoughts on using plastic versus glass barware, and a whole host of other useful guidelines for creating an event their guests will not likely forget.