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Mindful Hospitality Group looks to bring a thoughtful and professional touch to how bar education and events are ignited and handled. Established in 2019, by Cecil Usher & Cat Cannon, MHG brought their collective experience within the service industry as well as their cultivated relationships to be at your disposal. Our goal is to provide dynamic experiences that elevate our community.


We’re passionate about the work we do and finding creative outlets to express our love. We’ve created as well as organized a variety of events including cocktail competitions, cocktail classes and pop-ups. We’ve helped educate and train both individuals and teams in an effort to help grow our city and industry. We’ve designed bar programs, back bars, bar menus and everything in between when it comes to opening a bar. Now we want to bring our passion and experience to others and help foster the next wave of mindful hospitality in an effort to augment this industry we love.

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Upcoming Events We Are Working On

Sun, Feb 23
'Wild Will Shakespeare' - A Cabaret Fundraiser with PICT Classic Theatre
Mindful Hospitality Group will be serving up a special cocktail menu featuring Boyd & Blair and Maggie's Farm Rum at PICT Classic Theatre's Cabaret Fundraiser.
Mon, Feb 03
Commerce Bar
Woodford Reserve Manhattan Experience: Pittsburgh Cocktail Lab
An opportunity for Pittsburgh bartenders to learn more about what it takes to enter and WIN this coveted National Cocktail Competition.
Wed, Jan 22
Society Lounge
Women Crush Wednesday
Co-Owner, Cat Cannon, will be featured as Society Lounge in Cleveland, Ohio's Women Crush Wednesday
Wed, Dec 11
The Goldmark
One Night Stand - Holiday Edition
One Night Stand shines a spotlight on the music industry's biggest vocalists from past and present from multiple genre's. December's event is in partnership with Mindful Hospitality Group and The Influence Podcast.
Mon, Nov 18
Bud & Marilyn's
GRL PWR PHL "Art in Cocktails" Cocktail Class
Mon, Nov 11
Root and heart farm
Backpack Foundation Fundraiser
Root & Heart Farm is hosting a fundraiser for a local chapter of the Backpack Foundation. Food by Farmer x Baker & Black Sheep Barbecue Drinks by Mindful Hospitality Group & Tim Garso Music by Byron Nash
Mon, Nov 04
129 S Murtland St
Dinner and a Show Pop Up: Potential Collaborator Mixer
Dinner and a Show is a pop up dinner series that features a tasting menu with drink pairing followed by an intimate musical performance. This mixer is to look for potential vendors,chefs, musicians, event spaces and collaborators to help bring this unique dinning experience to life.
Mon, Oct 28
Location is TBD
GRL PWR PGH: Art in Cocktails
Wed, Oct 23
Rivers Casino Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Magazine's Whiskey Festival
We will be representing Lot 40 at their table, making delicious Canadian Whiskey cocktails.
Tue, Oct 22
Beauty Shoppe, Pitt Building
Commonwealth Proper Fall 19' Fashion Event
Thu, Oct 17
Location is TBD
The Rolling Stones // The Clarks Private Concert: Cocktail Catering
Tue, Oct 01
Wigle Whiskey Barrelhouse and Whiskey Ga
Wigle Whiskey's "Cocktail of the Rebellion"
Come join Wigle Whiskey at their barrel house for fun, food, music and rebellion. Watch 5 of Pittsburgh's most talented cocktail makers compete to have their cocktail be named "Cocktail of the Rebellion"
Sun, Sep 29
Farmer x Baker
Farmer x Baker Autumn Brunch
Come enjoy wood fried turkey, fried bagels and cocktails by Mindful Hospitality Group.
Tue, Sep 10
Little Red Corvette 80s and 90s Kitchen
PATRÓN presents International Cocktail Karaoke Showcase
PATRON is bringing their Internation Cocktail Karaoke Showcase to Pittsburgh for the first! Teams of bartenders are planning performances to bring the house down at Little Red Corvette on the North Shore while making themed PATRON cocktails.

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