Sloppy Joe’s Hosts #GETSLOPPY Bartending Competition


Event Details


Sloppy Joe’s on the Beach will host the first annual #GetSloppy Bartending Competition. Tickets are $10 at the door and include one sample drink from each bartender and a token to vote for your favorite bartender. Competing for a grand prize of $800 will be professional bartenders, currently employed.

Contestants will choose one liquor from the following: Patron Tequila, Bacardi Superior Rum, Grey Goose Vodka, Bombay Sapphire Gin and Dewar’s 12 Scotch and they will have three minutes to create and garnish a drink for each of eight judges.  The second round will require speed and talent to develop a cocktail using a surprise ingredient. Audience participation is required to measure performances of each bartender.

Professional bartenders race the clock and put on a show to attract Audience votes for the best cocktails on the beach. GRAND PRIZE IS $800.

Participating bars include: Sea Dog Brewing Co., Chili’s, Stillwaters Tavern, Brewster’s Tavern, and The Boathouse Restaurant at Walt Disney World.

Written by Rachel Covello

Rachel Covello is an award-winning speaker, writer, diversity consultant, and LGBT advocate. She is the Founder of LGBT Equality Alliance, a Chester County, PA nonprofit organization, and CEO of OUTCOAST, an online marketing and concierge platform marketing the Gulf Coast as an LGBTQ-inclusive place to VISIT, CELEBRATE, and LIVE.

Rachel is also an avid event photographer and has captured photos for LGBT organizations around the world, including the IGLTA, NGLCC, NLGJA, and Out & Equal.


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