What happens when you pair up some of NYC’s top baristas and bartenders andchallenge them to create a coffee cocktail for a cash prize of $1000? We’re going tofind out.RBC NYC & Compose present a throw-down style competition where 5 teams – one barista and one bartender each – will work together to create a signature cocktail around the coffee of their choice.The event will kick off at 7:30 PM on Sunday, May 22 with a limited number of tickets available. The hand picked group of contestants will present each drink before a panel of judges: 
Jim Meehan (Owner of PDT)
Mike White (ShotZombies.com)
 Mari Uyehara (Time Out NY)
Alia Akkam (Beverage Media Group) 
Jodi Richard (Owner of RBC NYC & Compose)
The panel will evaluate each beverage for flavor, balance, concept, and presentation. The winning pair will take home a cash prize of $1000.
Who’s competing?
Sam Lewontin (World Bean) - Mickey McIlroy (Milk & Honey)
Katie Cargulio (Counter Culture) - Aaron Polsky (The Top of the Standard)
Park Brannen (Cafe Grumpy) - Jane Danger (Cienfuegos)
Kevin St. John (Stumptown) - Eryn Reece (Mayahuel)
Christopher Buerkle (Blue Bottle) - Frank Cisneros (Drink/Dram)
Guests will get to sample all 5 cocktails, sip punch, watch brewing demonstrations and eat small bites provided by Compose’s chef and pastry chef.

What happens when you pair up some of NYC’s top baristas and bartenders and
challenge them to create a coffee cocktail for a cash prize of $1000? We’re going to
find out.

RBC NYC & Compose present a throw-down style competition where 5 teams – one barista and one bartender each – will work together to create a signature cocktail around the coffee of their choice.

The event will kick off at 7:30 PM on Sunday, May 22 with a limited number of tickets available. The hand picked group of contestants will present each drink before a panel of judges:

Jim Meehan (Owner of PDT)

Mike White (ShotZombies.com)

Mari Uyehara (Time Out NY)

Alia Akkam (Beverage Media Group)

Jodi Richard (Owner of RBC NYC & Compose)

The panel will evaluate each beverage for flavor, balance, concept, and presentation. The winning pair will take home a cash prize of $1000.


Who’s competing?

Sam Lewontin (World Bean) - Mickey McIlroy (Milk & Honey)

Katie Cargulio (Counter Culture) - Aaron Polsky (The Top of the Standard)

Park Brannen (Cafe Grumpy) - Jane Danger (Cienfuegos)

Kevin St. John (Stumptown) - Eryn Reece (Mayahuel)

Christopher Buerkle (Blue Bottle) - Frank Cisneros (Drink/Dram)

Guests will get to sample all 5 cocktails, sip punch, watch brewing demonstrations and eat small bites provided by Compose’s chef and pastry chef.

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