USBG Legacy Cocktail Competition The Grand Prize Winner will receive a trophy and a trip to participate in Global Legacy Cocktail Competition in Berlin, Germany. The Competition is expected to take place in May 2017. The trip includes: (a) round-trip coach class airfare for one (1) person from an airport close to the winner’s home to the destination city; and (b) hotel accommodations for at least two (2) nights. Please see the Trip Details Section below for additional details. The approximate retail value of the trip is $15,000. The actual value of the trip will vary depending on various factors, including the date of booking, the point of departure, the destination city, and the dates of travel. Deadline is October 15, 2016.
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.
Heaven Hill Brands & Liquor.com 2017 Bartender of the Year – We are searching for the 2017 ‘Bartender of the Year’. This person will display total breadth and aptitude in their abilities as a professional bartender. Over the course of the three stages of this competition bartenders will be faced with multiple challenges, each designed to test their full range of skills as hospitality professionals. The event includes online submissions, regional semifinals and the crowning of the 2017 Bartender of the Year in June 2017 at the St. Regis Bahia Beach in Puerto Rico. Bartenders will be challenged to demonstrate a variety of cocktail skills including the use of Domaine de Canton French Ginger Liqueur, Elijah Craig Small Batch, PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur and Rittenhouse Rye Whisky. Deadline is October 1, 2016.
Bols Around the World Competition – This year Bols Around the World celebrates its 9th anniversary and goes back to its roots: the Dutch spirit Bols Genever. To celebrate this pioneering spirit, we’re looking for the next Bols Genever pioneer. We are looking for the next Bols Genever Pioneer! The Bols Genever pioneer is an all round bartender with a business focus. The Pioneer has extensive Bols Genever knowledge, but also knows how to truly experiment with Bols Genever. The Bols Genever pioneer comes up with new ideas and dares to lead the crowd. It’s the classic bartender, with a passion for the newest trends. The winner of the Bols Around the World finals in Amsterdam will be the next Bols Genever Pioneer, and will win a bartending trip around the World. Your trip will begin in Amsterdam, during your time here, you will work side by side with our master distiller Piet van Leijenhorst, and learn the great art of distilling. Your second stop will be at Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans, this is where you will take part in the industry’s leading bartending seminars and workshops. Your final stop will be in Tokyo Japan, where you will experience the art of Japanese bartending. Deadline is October 31, 2016.