Tarantas Taste of Spain Recipe Contest Food and wine lovers across America are asked to uncork their creativity and submit an original recipe and wine pairing combination for a chance to win a Trip for Two to Spain! The company is searching the nation for recipes that bring out the very best in their organic wines. Deadline is April 15, 2016.
Founder’s Keepers Bartender Contest Liquor.com is inviting bartenders to share their best whiskey cocktails. Each recipe has to include The Irishman Founder’s Reserve and two additional ingredients — any house-made ingredients require a sub recipe. You can submit a new spin on a classic cocktail or something you just dreamed up, as long as it showcases Founder’s Reserve. The winning bartenders will earn a free trip for two to Ireland, and the chance to attend the grand opening of the Walsh Whiskey Distillery in Carlow, Ireland. To compete, you have to submit a written recipe and with an image of the cocktail. A video submission is strongly encouraged, but not required. Deadline is April 30, 2016.
Diageo World Class Competition USBG World Class, sponsored by Diageo, is part of an internationally recognized competition that elevates the craft of the bartender and builds careers in the industry, culminating in an annual landmark week where the Global Bartender of the Year is announced. Go to worldclass.usbg.org to enter. If you are not a member, the USBG is extending a 60 day trial for full access to the site for bartenders interested in entering World Class.
2015-2016 Speed Rack Tour Serious stirring and shaking is about to happen, thanks to the return of Speed Rack, the all-female speed-bartending competition that raises money for breast cancer. The fifth national tour kicks-off on November 15, 2015 in the United States and travels to eight cities – Chicago, New York, San Antonio, Seattle, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Nashville, and Boston before crowning a winner at the Speed Rack U.S. Finals in New York in May 2016. After two successful years in the U.K. and a launch in Canada, Speed Rack is the largest network in the industry for female bartenders reaching hundreds of women each year and raising thousands for breast cancer research.
Heaven Hill Bartender of the Year Competition The Search for Heaven Hill Brands, Liquor.com 2016 “Bartender of the Year” Begins NOW! Winner will receive $15,000 at finals in Puerto Rico in June 2016. Pre-register at any Heaven Hill event at Tales of the Cocktail or online at the link above.