The Vero Bartender Competition U.S Finals Presented by Amaro Montenegro

The Vero Bartender Competition U.S Finals Presented by Amaro Montenegro

Tonight you are all invited to join in the festive at the U.S. finale for Amaro Montenegro's  first international bartending competition. The ‘Vero Bartender’ competition kicked off in July to scour the globe for the best bartenders who are passionate about flavors and not afraid to challenge the expected by putting a twist on a classic cocktail. The top 10 U.S. finalist will compete on Tuesday, 10/16 at The Dalcy (302 N. Green Street, Chicago) for the chance to advance to the competition’s culmination in Bologna, Italy.

Get a chance to witness this first ever competition of the country’s top bartenders vie for the U.S. champion title. Following the competition, there will be an after party to celebrate the winner with food, an open bar and entertainment for all! Admission to the completion is FREE and open to the public, ages 21+.

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Location:             The Dalcy (302 N. Green Street)

Date:                     Tuesday, October 16

 Time:                   7 PM – Doors Open

7:30 PM – Competition Begins

9 PM – After Party     Admission:  FREE! All guest must be 21 years of age to enter and must have valid form of identification to verify age

 More about the Competition

Ten U.S. finalists have been selected by the U.S. Bartender’s Guild through a blind panel, judged on the following criteria: inspiration & originality, taste & balance and the element of surprise created with Amaro Montenegro.  The U.S. National Final will be held in Chicago, where the finalists will compete for a chance to represent the U.S. at the global Vero Bartender Competition and attend a one-week residency in Italy. Competing in the competition will be bartenders from Italy, Germany, UK, Australia, Spain, Switzerland, Austria, Belgium and Albania.

 Hope to see you all there!!! 

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