James Beard-Winning Todd English to Open First Cocktail-Focused Concept

October 14, 2016

The InterContinental New York Times Square Hotel announced James Beard award-winning chef Todd English’s first cocktail-focused concept, The Stinger Cocktail Bar & Kitchen, opening October 17. The bar will use the hotel’s rooftop beehives in both the menu of small and shared bites and inventive cocktail program by Francesco Lafranconi, one of the world’s leading mixologists and the Executive Director of Mixology and Spirits Educator for Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits of Nevada.

“With a prime location in the heart of Manhattan, we had the opportunity to do something that this neighborhood has yet to see,” says Chef English. “I’m