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Sparkle & Slay Holiday Soirée Hosted by Paul Zahn & Legent Bourbon

Entertaining Expert and TV Host Paul Zahn hosted a holiday soiree on December 16th with Legent Bourbon at Ella inside the Sixty Hotel Beverly Hills.

Drinks were crafted by Zach Patterson of Melrose Umbrella Co. with food created by Ella’s Chef Brian Min. Beam Suntory’s Edwin Cruz presented Legent Bourbon to the group & Paul shared his holiday cocktail recipes and gifted attendees with Rizzoli Books The Delmonico Way, featuring a cocktail recipe by Paul.

Guests included Danielle Nottingham, host of NBC’s California Live, Mia Mastroianni of Paramount TV’s Bar Rescue, I Heart Media Latina Life Podcast hosts Milena Monrroy & Jen Aguillon Weissler, Influencer Nike Ojekunle and others.

(Photos by Patrick Rivera)

Signature Drinks:


¼ tsp matcha

3/8 honey syrup

3/8 galanga syrup

¾ lemon

1 oz. Legent Bourbon

1.5 oz. aged umeshu

1 egg white

1 dash yuzu bitters


Shiitake Sky

1/5 oz. Olive Oil & Sauteed shiitake mushroom infused Legent Bourbon

0/5 sherry

0.75 lillet blanc

0/25 oz.BSCS

pinch salt

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