CITY INSPIRED COCKTAIL EVENT
Proudly presented in collaboration with the Canadian Professional Bartenders Association (CPBA).
In preparation for the June 2013 MadeWithLove Main Event – Calgary Edition we are holding a « City Inspired Cocoktail » Qualifiers at Hotel Arts (119 12th Avenue SW) on Monday April 22nd, at 6pm.
We invite you to come and showcase your creative and technical skills, and to make a delicious cocktail inspired by some of the most popular events throughout the year in Calgary. They are as follows:
– Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival
– Calgary Stampede
– Sun and Salsa Festival
Each competitor will be assigned one Calgary event to use as inspiration. The district assignments will be given at random. Competitors will be informed of their associated event 5 days before the qualifier.
The day of the event, competitors will have 10 minutes to create one cocktail creation (one unit) for the judges.
Competitors will be judged:
– 1/3 Respect of the theme
– 1/3 Presentation
– 1/3 Taste
You will have access to basic fruits (lemon, lime & orange), simple syrup and all of our spirit partners for MadeWithLove Calgary 2013, which are:
APPLETON ESTATE | http://www.appletonestate.com/
CAMPARI | http://www.campari.com/
CANADIAN CLUB | http://www.canadianclubwhisky.com/
DEVIL’S CUT | http://www.jimbeam.com/devils-cut
HENDRICK’S GIN | http://www.hendricksgin.com/
SKYY VODKA | http://www.skyy.com/
BRING EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO CREATE YOUR COCKTAIL (syrups, bitters, fruits, herbs, specialty glassware etc).
NO ADDITIONAL SPIRITS ARE ALLOWED FOR THIS QUALIFIER.
ALSO BRING YOUR BARTOOLS
– Strainers, double strainers
– Citrus press
– Cutting board
– Etc, etc, etc NO LIMITATIONS
We will accept a maximum of 25 candidates, of which 14 mixologists will be selected to participate in the June 2013 main event. Your ranking at the qualifier will give you priory to choose the spirit you will work with for the main event in June.
Please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org before April 18th at 9pm and indicate your name, phone number and the establishment for which you work and we will contact you with further details and information.
MADE WITH LOVE CALGARY 2013 MAIN EVENT IN JUNE 2013
14 bartenders participating.
Winner of the Judge’s panel
Mixologists will be judged on the originality, presentation and the taste of their cocktail. The mixologist who will receive the most points will win their place in the Canadian National Finale in Montreal (all expenses 3 days trip in Montreal) in July of 2014 along with 14 other Canadian bartenders from 7 different cities.
Winner of the Public’s Choice
All attending guests will receive a dogtag. After tasting all cocktails, guests will give their dogtag to their favourite mixologist. The mixologist with the most dogtags will be chosen as the Public’s Choice winner and will win their place in the Canadian National Finale in Montreal (all expenses 3 days trip in Montreal) in July of 2014 along with 14 other Canadian bartenders from 7 different cities.
There are 10 trips to be won overall at the National Finale.
Canadian Club distillery in Windsor, Ontario (2)
Jim Beam distillery in Clermont, Kentucky (2)
Rum Appleton Estates distillery in Nassau Valley, Jamaica (2)
Campari distillery in Milan, Italy (2)
Any MadeWithLove event in the coming year (2).