What better way to taste Savannah’s hidden talents than with four semi-final rounds of superb cocktails? It’s time to shake things up with the 2016 Bartenders Challenge!
Bartenders can choose from the semi-final rounds listed below, and enter up to four categories. The winner of each semi-final round will have the chance to win a $1,000 grand prize. Each category winner will receive $200. Do we have your attention yet?
Sunday, September 18
Monday, September 19
Sunday, September 25
Ruth’s Chris Steak House, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Monday, September 26
Ruth’s Chris Steak House, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Participating bartenders will be evaluated by a panel of highly esteemed cocktail professionals on the following:
- Cocktail recipe (creativity, thoughtfulness, marriage of ingredient flavors)
- Knowledge of the brand
- Bartending skills
- Personality and presentation
Are your creative juices flowing now?
Entering is easy, and space is limited to the first seven bartenders to enter each category. Simply submit your one-of-a-kind recipe with a list of ingredients, the process, and a drink name by September 9, 2016 to email@example.com.
Want to be ahead of the game? Submit a photo of your cocktail for an extra point on your score in the semi-final round.
All category winners will compete at the Secret Savannah Speakeasy on November 10, 2016 for the People’s Choice Award, and the overall winner will be determined by a panel of judges in a closed event at The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa on November 10, 2016 before the Grand Reserve Tasting.
What are you waiting for? Enter your recipe here, and prove to Savannah you’re the best bartender around.