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Cocktails for Cinema II

Cocktails for Cinema II

5535 University Heights and Silicon Road, San Antonio, TX 78249

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Cocktails for Cinema II


Saturday, April 4, 2015

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

5535 University Heights and Silicon Road, San Antonio, TX 78249


The San Antonio Chef Cooperatives and Edible San Antonio are throwing a party at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 4, with fabulous food, amazing cocktails, beer and great ambiance in the UTSA district! And it's all for a great cause ... the Twenty-First San Antonio Film Festival! Be there or be square!




The Chefs


Chuck Hernandez

Toby Soto

Kathy Pullin

James Whitson

Stephen Paprocki

Chris Cook

Jeff White

Tyler Horstmann



The Menu



Chef Stephen Paprocki

Blow Torched Gulf Oysters with Local Sprout Kale and Texas Black Gold Garlic


"Do you consider the eating of oysters to be moral, and the eating of snails to be immoral?"

The movie "Spartacus"- 1960 film is the inspiration behind this.



Chef Jeff White

House made corned beef Cubans, JW's world famous butter pickles, beer cheese and bone marrow Dijonaise


The movie "Chef" is the inspiration behind this.



Chef Chris Cook

Veal Scaloppini


The movie "Goonies" is the inspiration behind this.



Chef Tobias Soto

Humo's Medianoche and an open face braised pork waffle slider with charred pepper fondue

"Better off Dead" everybody wants one Pig Burger is the inspiration behind this.



Chef Katy Pullin

Pork Belly Cubes


The movie "Deliverance" – “Squeal like a Pig” is the inspiration behind this.



Chef Tyler Horsmann

The M.L.T. Mutton, Lettuce, & Tomato


Inspired from Billy Crystal’s character in the Princess Bride (Miracle Max)



Chef James Whitson

Blood Moon Float. Blood Orange Sorbet in a Blue Moon Beer


Inspired from the movie From Dusk Till Dawn.



Chef Chuck Hernandez

A subtly Roasted Wild Hen with Poblanos, Rose Water, Toasted Walnut Sauce and Chihuahuan Pesto


"Within lies the secret of love, but it will never be penetrated, and all because it wouldn't feel proper."

Inspired by the 1992 film "Like Water for Chocolate"




The Mixologists


Nick Kenna - Dorcol Distilling Company

Johnny Yumol - Paramore

Derik Cortez - George's Keep

Hillary Woodhouse - Brooklynite

Andy Hack - H&C Ice Company

Josh Brock - TBA

David Naylor - Park Social





Come celebrate 21 years of Cinema Arts with SAFILM. From the beginning, the goal was to create a nationally known platform for independent filmmakers as well as an educational program for local artists. As the annual festival season approaches, we ask film lovers to help SAFILM keep independent cinema arts alive in our community!


The Chef Cooperatives and Edible San Antonio are hosting the kick-off for the 21st season of The San Antonio Film Festival, along with Ole Smoky Tennesee Whiskey MoonshineAlamo Beer Company and Kuhlman Wine Cellars. Join us as Culinary meets Cinema Arts on Saturday, April 4, 2015 with food stations and craft cocktail bars and more than a dozen of San Antonio’s best chefs and most talented mixologists. Have a great time for a great cause and toast to SAFILM’s 21st anniversary of The San Antonio Film Festival!


Cocktails and food service start at 7 p.m. and the party and music will carry on until 10 p.m. Don’t miss this incredible event and the chance to enjoy the most creative cocktails and cuisine in San Antonio plus Beer & delicious pairings from the award winning Winery.

Our city continues to grow, and with your help, we can take independent cinema arts in San Antonio to the next level!

DJ Smartypants is playing a mix of classic 1960s soul, surf, garage and spy movie soundtracks.

Come enjoy the unique blends of funk and R&B with the trio known as Parallelephants.
The band members names are the following:
Vocals and Guitar: Thom Sykes
Rhythm Guitar: Danny Escobar
Bass: Aldo Lazcano

Silent Auction
We are collecting an amazing array of donations for unique experiences and items for this event to help raise funds and for a little extra fun! So far we have two tickets to Tango of the Vines in November and a rare "Blood In, Blood Out" movie poster personally signed by movie star Jesse Borrego​ & original art from artist like LA David, Framed print from Robert Tatum, print donated by Gallista Gallery owner and artist Joe Lopez + a super cool rocking electric Guitar donated from Sam Ash.

Saturday, April 4, 2015
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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Saturday, April 4th, 2015 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm