Hip Sip Competition
07 Aug 2023
Battle of the Modern Bartender Competition comes to life at the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo. Our creative bartender contestants battle it out to see who has the best rye whiskey cocktail. Bartenders compete live at Center Stage for a chance to win a trip of a lifetime. This year's competition is sponsored by Savage & Cooke Distillery with the bartenders using Lip Service Rye Whiskey.
Chosen finalists will battle in this fun and exciting competition on Center Stage for the chance to win bragging rights, a commemorative glass plaque, and a FREE trip to the Savage & Cooke Distillery. This trip will include airfare, 2-night accommodation in Napa, a tour of the distillery, and a meet & greet with the master distiller.Judges are Mia Mastroianni, “Smiling Alcohol Chef”: Bartender & Consultant; Phil Wills, Consultant seen on Bar Rescue, The Spirits in Motion, and Art Sutley, Savage & Cooke