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Geronimo Hosts National Mezcal Day Cocktail Competition

By November 29, 2019Connecticut, Top News

Geronimo Tequila Bar & Southwest Grill and Ilegal Mezcal hosted a Mezcal Cocktail Competition in honor of National Mezcal Day on October 21 at the restaurant’s New Haven location. Bartenders created a custom cocktail for the event, with Grace Perez from Sherkaan Indian Street Food taking first place for her creation, Coatlicue. The second-place winner was Steve Corrales from Shell & Bones Oyster Bar and Grill and third place went to Cameron Harris from Geronimo Tequila Bar & Southwest Grill’s Fairfield location. The judges were Executive Chef Arturo-Franco Camacho, Geronimo Tequila Bar & Southwest Grill and Shell & Bones Oyster Bar and Grill; Phil Fortunato, Ilegal Mezcal; and Joe Mele, Brand Advocate, Ilegal Mezcal and General Manager, Coastal Long Island. The Halloween-themed event also featured complimentary mezcal tastings and giveaways.

Images provided by Geronimo Tequila Bar & Southwest Grill.

 

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