Wednesday, March 7
The Vig Uptown
Start your shakers! It’s time for the pouring to commence once again at this year’s Bartending Competition leading up to this year’s Devoured Culinary Classic. Watch a group of some of the best bartenders and mixologists in the Valley as they compete for the Top Bartender prize! Tickets are just $10 and can be purchased at both Vig locations (Arcadia and Uptown). Get them now before they sell out! Guests of the competition will get to taste each cocktail and recieve 25% off all food and drink at Vig Uptown!
Anthony Mueller, Cartwright’s and Tonto Bar and Grill
Anthony Rico, St. Francis
Andrea Valdez, Maizie’s Cafe
Joshua James, Parlor Pizzeria
Julie Hillebrand, J&G Steakhouse
Logan Purser, The Vig
Matty Helland, Windsor
Miguel Lerma, Sierra Bonita Grill
Renae Tsukamoto, Half Moon Sports Grill
Rebecca Stocks, District American Kitchen & Wine Bar
Stephen Dean, Sushi Roku
Geri Koeppel, Food & Drink writer (AZ Republic, Phoenix Magazine)
Mat Snapp, Fox Restaurant Concepts and 2011 Bartending Competition Winner
Jason Asher, AZ Mixology
Megan Finnerty (AZ Republic, EVB Live – Events, Nightlife & Dining Correspondent)
This year’s winner will receive two tickets to the Devoured Culinary Classic at the Phoenix Art Museum, will also have his or her signature drink featured at the Arroyo booth both days at the event and will receive a sneak peek of Arroyo’s new tasting room at the Old Beet Factory in Glendale!
The 3rd Annual Bartending Competition is sponsored by Devour Phoenix and Arroyo Vodka.