Paul Varga has been working with Occasions Caterers 15 years. As Assistant General Manager, he supervises the setup, execution and cleanup of events in the D.C. area.
Each year, thousands of people come together in the District for catered dinners, receptions and parties. And the professional caterers working these events often rub elbows with some of the world's most powerful leaders. In this month's D.C. Gigs, Occasions Caterer's Assistant General Manager Paul Varga describes some of his most memorable experiences preparing for, and overseeing, a presidential event.
[Music: "Working for the Weekend" by The Brown Derbies from We Deliver]
Last month, the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved a powdered alcohol product, making both parents and lawmakers nervous. Some states have already banned powdered alcohol. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Brent Roth of Wired, who made his own powdered concoction and put it to the test.
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