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Win $5,000 for Creating a Signature Cocktail

March 30, 2010 by  
Filed under Spirits Events


The National Restaurant Association is offering $5,000 for the best original signature cocktail as part of their Star of the Bar competition on YouTube. Interested mixologists should submit a ninety-second (or less) video demonstrating their cocktail and an original written recipe at by Monday, April 26, 2010.

“Culinary cocktails and signature drinks are hot trends on restaurant menus this year, highlighting that more mixologists are taking a chef’s approach to beverages,” said David Gilbert, chief operating officer of the National Restaurant Association. “We are excited to see the submissions for the 2010 Star of the Bar competition and look forward to learn how the contestants showcase their original drink recipes.”

YouTube users will cast their votes to select six semi-finalists for the Star of the Bar title through April 26, 2010. Those six individuals will be flown to Chicago to compete live at the International Wine, Spirits and Beer Event on Sunday, May 23. Entries should be submitted to:

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