The City of Rancho Mirage is celebrating its 40th Anniversary in 2013. A variety of events are being planned for the year, but none as fun as the kick-off event – a challenge to all Rancho Mirage bartenders to create THE Rancho Mirage 40th Anniversary Commemorative Cocktail. We hope you will participate.
The competition will kick off on March 1st and conclude with a celebrity judging event at The River on Saturday April 13, 2013. The winning bartender will receive $850! ln addition ten, $100 prizes will be awarded to the bartenders that move to the second round of judging, and five $250 prizes will be awarded to the semifinalists.
The Rancho Mirage Cocktail Competition will be significantly promoted on KEZN-103.1FM, KDES-98.5FM, KWXY-1340AM and KJJZ-102.3FM as part of our annual Dine Rancho Mirage campaign.
Listen the radio ads.
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Voting starts March 1, 2013. To vote for your favorite Bartender and drink, click on the bartender’s name below to visit their challenge page, learn more about the bartender, the drink they have entered into the contest and the restaurant where they work. This contest is growing as the the talk of the town!
Here are the participants:
Bartender Establishment Name
Robert Brown Hilton Garden Inn
Adrian Franco Babe’s Bar-B-Que & Brewhouse
Blake Nightingale Old Spaghetti Factory
Dominic Scoles Pinzimini at The Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa
Enrique Orozco Thai Smile of Rancho Mirage
Ambrose Lopez bluEmber at Rancho Las Palmas Resort and Spa
Tony Plata The Crab Pot Restaurant & Bar
Andrea Aquirre & Natasha Allen Applebee’s
Marriette Simoni Johnny Rockets
William Granch Wally’s Desert Turtle
Patrick Rosenthal Acqua Pazza
Efren Gonzalez Las Casuelas Nuevas
Argenis Sejoviano Burgers & Beer
Johnny Dawson Shame on the Moon