Price: $50.00 | Event Time: 03:30 PM on Jan 18, 2013
Friday, January 18, 3:30 - 6:00 PM
St. Anthony Riverwalk Hotel, 300 East Travis
Emcee: Amanda Boccato, Lillet Brand Ambassador, USA
Come join the fun as contestants prepare an original cocktail for a chance at a prize of $2500! Each contestant will have 10 minutes to make a cocktail for the guest judges from their own original recipe. Each contestant will make five full cocktails, using one or more of the following William Grant & Sons spirits: Hendrick’s Gin, Reyka Vodka, Gibson’s Canadian Whisky, Hudson Whiskey (Hudson Baby Bourbon), Milagro Tequila, Lillet (Blanc, Rouge and Rose), Sailor Jerry, Monkey Shoulder, Tullamore Dew and Solerno.
Judges include Dale DeGroff aka King Cocktail, Audrey Saunders, Owner of Pegu Club in NYC, Pat Sharpe, Food Editor of Texas Monthly, Michael Madrusan, Owner and Operator of The Everleigh in Melbourne, Australia, and Ron Bechtol, Food, Wine & Spirits Writer, SA Current. The judging will be blind, with the panel kept in an adjoining room.
Contestants are responsible for bringing their own modifiers including glassware for presentation, bartending equipment and garnish materials. There will be Kold Draft, crushed and large format ice provided, as well as sugar, honey, mint and citrus fruits. Any other fruits must be brought by the contestant.
There is no charge for attending as a spectator. Your 'purchase' is your registration as a contestant.
1st Prize: $2,500
2nd Prize: $1,000
3rd Prize: $500