Are you a cocktail enthusiast and are looking to see what top bartenders are doing to be one of the best?
Join Bacardi tonight as they kick off the holiday season with the USBG Legacy Regional Final that has some of South Florida’s best bartenders vying for a spot in the coveted final.
USBG (United States Bartenders Guild) is looking for the next iconic cocktail that will be revered and celebrated across the globe.
Bartenders entered their cocktails for a chance to be a part of cocktail history and now will present their legacy.
Semi-Finals have begun this month and will bring 10 Semi-Finalists to attend an educational trip in Puerto Rico. There will then be 1 U.S. Final in February 2018 where 2 finalists will be chosen to represent the United States in the Global Cocktail Competition, in what is considered one of the most prestigious competition in the cocktail world.
Today, 10 bartenders from some of our favorite bars and restaurants haven been prepping and preparing for this showcase which may very well change their lives. In no particular order:
Iain Harrison – MO BAR + LOUNGE, Miami
Eleftherios “Lef Lef” Kraounakis – Copper 29, Miami
Daniel Messina – The Nest, Orlando
David Joshua Hudson – KRU, Montgomery
Michael Albuerne – The Local Craft Food + Drink, Miami
Peter Hanna – Rose and Crown, Orlando
Yolanda Báez – The Broken Shaker, Miami
Carlos E Morales – Steak 954, Ft. Lauderdale
Jennifer Jarnagin – Bar Pina, Winston Salem
Alex Carro – The Bend Liquor Lounge, Miami
Join some of the industry’s best compete for a spot to represent the U.S. Competition begins at Noon on Monday!