CIROC Week Battle of the Bartenders!

Media personalities, influencers, hospitality executives, nightlife moguls and VIPs kicked off CÎROC Week 2015 last week with a “Battle of the Bartenders” CÎROC People’s Choice Cocktail Competition at The Park at 14th. Guests cheered on 20 of the city’s top bartenders from restaurants such as – Farmers, Fishers, Bakers, Chaplin’s, Del Campo and STK – as they competed to create the evening’s most delicious CÎROC Pineapple cocktail.

Keshawn Forbes - David Kim - Glen Hodge CIROC WEEK copy
Keshawn Forbes, David Kim, Glen Hodge

Partygoers enjoyed Caribbean-inspired passed hors d’oeuvres and live music provided by DJ Quick Silva, while sampling the custom creations offered at each contender’s station.
Chad Spangler - Anwaa Kong - Jeff Lantang Ciroc Week

DCWKLY’s Anwaa Kong presented competition winners Chad Spangler of Provision No. 14 and The Park’s Jeff Lantang with a check for $1,000 for their “Cîrocoolada” and “Khaleesi Lychee” cocktails. The competition’s runner-up, Trevor Frye of Jack Rose Dining Saloon, received a $500 check for his innovative “Polite Assertiveness” signature mix.

Chad Spangler of Provision No. 14 received a $1000   check for his CÎROCOOLADA signature cocktail

Want to know how to make your own first place finisher?  Here’s how!

First Place – “Cîrocoolada” cocktail, created by Chad Spangler of Provision No. 14.

  • CÎROC Pineapple
  • Coconut water
  • Coconut cream
  • Coconut chunks

First Place – “Khaleesi Lychee” cocktail, created Jeff Lantang of The Park at 14th.

    • CÎROC Pineapple
    • Coconut cream
    • Lychee
    • Dragonfire

Photos credit Weikerken Altema

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