SHAKEN + STIRRED
Show off your mixology mastery and create a cocktail featuring Jack Daniel's No. 7—for a chance to be The Official Cocktail of VisitDallas 2018 at Savor Dallas' Shaken + Stirred cocktail experience on Saturday, December 2.
Submissions are due by October 20, 2017.
Finalists will be selected and notified by Friday, October 27.
If selected as a finalist, you will be invited to showcase your drink to a panel of judges along with 500 guests at the Shaken + Stirred cocktail experience, in partnership with Jack Daniel's and the Dallas Conventions & Visitors Bureau, on Saturday, December 2 from 7p-10p at The Statler, Downtown Dallas. The winning cocktail will be decided by a juried panel that evening, with a popular vote from guests, as well.
Rules for Shaken + Stirred cocktail submission:
• This Competition is open to ANY bartender currently working or consulting in the bar, restaurant or spirits industry.
• Recipe submissions shall be original creations.
• Recipes shall be expressed in ounces, drops, or dashes and scaled for a single serving.
• The base spirit MUST be Jack Daniel's No. 7
• Recipe must include a detailed description of the garnish if there is one.
• Recipes shall not exceed six (6) ingredients.
• All ingredients utilized should be expected to be available to most bars or easily acquired/made.
• All ingredients should be available year-round, so nothing too seasonal. And all ingredients should be obtainable — or should be able to be made from scratch — without undue difficulty or expense.
• Cocktails will be judged on Appearance/Presentation, Originality, Use of Product, Taste, and Audience Participation (for popular vote prize).
• Contestants should come prepared to present five (5) full-size cocktails to the judges but also to batch a minimum of 500 3-oz. tasters for public consumption and judging.
• Submitting a photo of your cocktail with the recipe is optional.
The winning recipe will receive the following:
• $1,000 cash and status as the “Official Cocktail of VisitDallas 2018”
• The "Official Cocktail" and its bartender will be announced via a full-page ad in GUIDE on Friday, December 8 and profiled in a full-page ad in Palate magazine in March 2018.
• The "Official Cocktail" and its bartender will have featured bar/presence at the Shaken + Stirred event during the Savor Dallas 2018 festival on Friday, April 6, 2018.
• The winning cocktail will be featured in the Savor Dallas and Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau e-newsletters and social networks and will be promoted throughout 2018 through a variety of channels.
• Trip to Jack Daniel's Headquarters in Lynchburg, TN for winner and guest
The popular vote will receive the following:
• $500 cash prize
**When submitting this cocktail, participant is passing intellectual property rights of the recipe to Savor Dallas, Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Sourced Craft Cocktails for promotional use.
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