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2/2 Cocktails, Wine & Small Plates

Tuesday, February 02 | 5:00pm CDT

Join Duo along with celebrity chef, restaurateur, and television personality, Michael Lomonaco, for a one-of-a-kind virtual wine and cheese tasting experience! For this event:

  • Duo will send the ingredients for the event, including cheeses and wines, hand-selected by Chef Michael Lomonaco, straight to your home!
  • You'll tune into Webex for a brief introduction by Duo, followed by a live, interactive tasting and pairing lesson right from Chef Michael’s home kitchen.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to simply relax and enjoy the delicious snacks and drinks and take in your new pairing culinary knowledge!

Prior to the delicious evening, Duo will ship the complimentary snack plate (including cheese, nuts, flatbreads and more) and a selection of wine and cocktail pairings directly to your home. Presentation topics will include such things as wines, cocktails, mocktails, beer pairings, non-alcoholic beers, cheese pairings, flavors, tastes, and tips. The day of, you’ll sign into Webex for a brief introduction by Duo Product Marketing Manager Darcie Gainer, and then dive into Chef Michael Lomonaco’s live tasting and pairing lesson. Attendees of this fantastic event will be able to engage and interact with the chef and their peers as they sample and taste.

This event will occur on: Tuesday, February 2, 2020: 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm CT

To attend this delicious digital night, we’ll need a confirmation of your attendance and an address to send your ingredients! Please register above and fill out the form in the confirmation email by Friday, Jan. 22.


  • Date:
    Tuesday, February 02, 2021
  • Time:
    5:00pm – 6:30pm CDT
  • Venue:
    This is a virtual event

Presenter Info

Chef Michael Lomonaco

Michael Lomonaco is the Chef/Partner of the highly respected and successful restaurant Porter House Bar and Grill, and Center Bar, a mixologist’s dream, as well as his newest project, Hudson Yards Grill. He is an original star of Food Network, a food and travel host on Discovery and Travel Channels, and a Distinguished Professor at CUNY. Equally adept and at home in front of a University lecture hall, on a frenetic TV studio set, or up close and personal in your virtual kitchen, Michael is indefatigable.

Darcie Gainer

Darcie Gainer is a product marketing manager at Duo. She is responsible for product launches and customer advocacy. She started at Duo as a Customer Success Manager, helping Duo’s largest customers secure their users and applications. Darcie also spent almost two decades advising Fortune 500 companies in industries such as healthcare, manufacturing, defense, technology and more on customer retention and growth strategies. Darcie holds both a BA and an MBA from the University of Michigan.