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USBG CT Hosts Membership Drive and Cocktail Competition

By July 24, 2017Connecticut, Top News
Rachel Markoja of Market Place Kitchen & Bar and second place winner; Jonathan Rodriguez of Mecha Noodle Bar and first place winner; Eric Karadimas of Max Restaurant Group and third place winner.

The United States Bartenders’ Guild Connecticut (USBG CT) hosted a competition and membership drive in conjunction with William Grant & Sons and Brescome Barton at Noble & Co. in West Hartford on June 19. Three, three-minute rounds featured a different spirit as a base ingredient including Reyka Vodka, Milagro Tequila and Hendrick’s Gin. Jonathan Rodriguez, Beverage Director at Mecha Noodle, won first place, followed by Rachel Markoja of Market Place Kitchen & Bar and Eric Karadimas from Max Restaurant Group.

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