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
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.
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.
71 Worth St (between Broadway and Church St) Tribeca
(212) 226-1111 www.rbcnyc.com
Subway: A, C, 1, 2, 3 to Chambers St
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