Competitions

U.S. Sherry Cocktail Competition The US Sherry Cocktail Competition is a nationwide competition of bartenders/mixologists who are challenged to create the best Sherry cocktail in America.  It was designed to showcase the incredible diversity of Sherry wine and its remarkable ability for use in cocktails and matching with food. Submit your cocktail for a chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to Jerez, Spain. Deadline is September 4, 2019

Van Gogh Vodka’s BARtist in Residence Competition The BARtist who brings the most creativity and artistry to their cocktail will be awarded $2,500 and the title of Van Gogh Vodka’s BARtist in Residence. Their cocktail will be featured in our upcoming recipe book and $1,000 will be donated to their favorite art-based charity. The top three finalists win a 3 day 2 night trip for two to Charleston, SC to compete in the live finals. Deadline is September 12, 2019

Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge Angostura® is seeking our next Global Brand Ambassador. He or she must be an experienced, Theatre of Mixing (TOM) Certified, full-time bartender who is technically strong and fluent in English. Our Ambassador will be confident, knowledgeable, appreciative of the role of ANGOSTURA® aromatic bitters and ANGOSTURA® orange bitters in cocktails, and an ardent enthusiast when it comes to the Angostura®portfolio of rums and Amaro di ANGOSTURA®. He or she will have a positive engaging personality, excellent presentation skills and an established online presence and network. Our Ambassador will be open to learning, good at sharing knowledge and giving insights, and able to gather feedback and build relationships. Our scoring system rewards bartenders who display determination, charm, a broad knowledge of Angostura®, its bitters, rums and amaro and the wider categories of bitters, rum, and amaro, as well as the world of cocktails and bartending. Deadline is August 31, 2019

Ocean Vodka Talk Story Contest Talk Story is a way of connecting with one another through casual conversation. Deeply rooted in Hawaiian culture, sharing information through storytelling has been passed down for generations. As a frontline keeper of the bar, you hear customers Talking Story every night. Now, we want to hear from you—a memorable moment, adventurous experience, or even a serendipitous encounter that’s become a legendary tale you love to tell. Craft an Ocean Vodka cocktail to pair with your story for a chance to win: 1st Place Grand Prize of $5,000, 2nd Place Prize $1,000
3rd Place Prize $500, 1 of 9 $250 Finalist prizes. Contest Ends August 31st at noon US

2019 Shaken & Stirred Cocktail Competition Bartenders across the country will battle it out to create the most original, inspiring and delicious libations using the two spirits in separate cocktails, so there are two chances to collect a grand prize of $2,000 for the winning drinks. Deadline is September 30, 2019

2019 USBG Tequila Sustainability Tour Sponsored by Casa Noble Up to 60 bartenders will be selected to participate in this experience that emphasizes tequila production with integrity and the highest standard of sustainable practices at LaCofradia Distillery. Sustainability is at the forefront of the hospitality industry, and Casa Noble is working tirelessly to continually provide the highest standards of sustainable practices within the Tequila industry. This educational program will offer an inside look at Casa Noble’s sustainability practices which emphasizes Tequila production with integrity, and will provide valuable takeaways that encourage participants to become more mindful of sustainability issues as a whole within the hospitality industry. Tours run from August – November 2019

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