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Speed Rack DC!
Sunday, December 4, 2011 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EST)
Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Join us for the next stop on the the Speed Rack National Tour! On the afternoon of Sunday, December 4, 16 women from DC and Philadelphia will compete head to head in this intense test of speed and accuracy, but only one will be crowned Miss Speed Rack DC.
Your ticket gets you complimentary punches, cocktails, beer and food from Jack Rose executive chef Michael Hartzer as well as a chance to watch the best female bartenders the Beltway has to offer duke it out in this fun and unique competition. Guest judges include Mike Isbella of Top Chef fame, Francine Cohen of Inside F&B, mixologist Aisha Sharpe and Nycci Safier Nellis of Foodie & the Beast and The List Are You On It.
Our Sponsors include: Absolut vodka, Beefeater gin, Cointreau liqueur, Herradura tequila, Plymouth gin, Famous Grouse scotch, Brugal rum, Rhum Clement, Rhum JM, Becherovka, Kahlua, Pernod, Macchu Pisco, Barritt's Ginger Beer, Perfect Puree, St-Germain, Yellow Tail Sparkling wine and more!
Tickets will be available at the door on the day of the event for $25 (cash only) on a first come, first served basis, depending on capacity and availability.
NOTE: Must be 21+ to attend. IDs will be checked at the door.
About Speed Rack
Speed Rack is a competition created for and by female bartenders to promote female bartenders. And, while we're at it, we're going to raise some money for breast cancer research.
Conceived by Ivy Mix and Lynnette Marrero of LUPEC NYC, produced by Lush Life Productions, and coordinated by Claire Bertin-Lang of Proof ABV, Speed Rack aims to promote women from coast-to-coast in an engaging, fun and fast way through a round robin style speed competition. To watch a video of the inaugral event in New York in June, go to http://vimeo.com/26791004
About Jack Rose Dining Saloon
Jack Rose Dining Saloon, a true DC establishment crafted from the minds of DC natives & longtime friends Bill Thomas, Stephen King, & Michael Hartzer. At Jack Rose Dining Saloon one can experience over 1400 bottles of hand-selected scotches, bourbons & spirits, uniquely hand-crafted cocktails, wines from around the world, and over 20 beers on draft.
When & Where
Speed Rack is a competition created by and for female bartenders.
And, while we're at it, we're going to raise some money to fight breast cancer.
Speed Rack is a national cocktail competition featuring top female bartenders in key cock- tail markets, putting them head to head in round robin style timed and judged challenges. It is the first competition to highlight the up and coming generation of strong women in the spirits industry. 100% of the proceeds from each of the events we produce goes to breast cancer education, prevention and research.
Created and produced by Ivy Mix and Lynnette Marrero 2012-2013 events will once again be coordinated by Claire Bertin-Lang of CBLLC. Claire is a veteran of the cocktail community coordinating events such as the International Chefs Congress and the Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards.