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Locals Stir Up Cocktails at Roca Patrón Competition

By July 26, 2016Connecticut, Top News
John Conway, 189 Sports Café, won first place at the competition.

Nine local bartenders competed for a chance to win the Roca Patrón cocktail competition at the Marketplace Kitchen and Bar in Woodbury on June 20. Bartenders created an original recipe featuring Roca Patrón products: Tequila Anejo, Tequila Reposado and Tequila Silver. Amanda Pekar, portfolio manager for Patrón Spirits at Connecticut Distributors, Inc. (CDI) organized the event. At the end of the night, John Conway of 189 Sports Café in Brookfield was named the winner with his version of a Bloody Mary that featured more than 10 fresh ingredients. Stacey Giatas won second place and Jeremy Mead took third place.


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