Frank Martucci, General Manager of Beverage Operations at Twin River Casino and National Treasurer/Board Member of the United States Bartenders’ Guild (USBG), represented the United States at the 21st Pan American Cocktail Cup Competition in the Dominican Republic. Martucci competed in the Classic Friendship Cup against bartenders, flair bartenders, mixologists and baristas from more than 30 countries. Additional delegates representing the United States were Justin Park of Honolulu, Hawaii, Danilo Oribe of Las Vegas, Nevada and Reza Esmaili of San Francisco, California. The event includes 20 master classes taught by international experts, six competitions and several cultural activities. Held in Punta Cana in August, the event is endorsed by the International Bartender Association (IBA) and Organized by the National Union of Bartenders of the Dominican Republic (UNABAR).