Sanctuaria Releases First Cocktail Book Written by Bar Manager Matt Seiter

By Liz Miller Tue., Nov. 27 2012 at 1:30 PM



Sanctuaria (4198 Manchester Avenue; 314-535-9700) announced this week that its releasing a cocktail book penned by its acclaimed bar manager Matt Seiter titled The Dive Bar of Cocktails: How We Rewrote the Rules and Recipes One Cocktail at a Time. A book release party titled “Cocktails by Candlelight” is scheduled to coincide with the restaurant’s third anniversary on Monday, December 10, at 7 p.m. at Sanctuaria. The book’s official release date is Tuesday, December 11.

Gut Check caught up with Seiter to find out what’s inside the cocktail book and what to expect at Sanctuaria’s upcoming shindig.

“There’s over 150 recipes in the book,” Seiter says. “Readers can expect all those recipes, how to make them, and more. I give away (well, sell away) a majority of our housemade ingredient recipes, tips/tricks we use behind our bar daily, stories and anecdotes for all of our own creations, and a bibliography for every classic cocktail on the menu.”

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