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Devour Phoenix Bartending Competition $40

  • Desoto Central Market 915 North Central Avenue Phoenix, AZ, 85004 United States (map)

Kick off Devour Week and celebrate the best of local cocktail culture. Root for your favorite bartenders from the Devour Phoenix Coalition of restaurants as you sip on their competition creations and listen to the event being called by downtown Phoenix favorite personality RJ Price of Downtown Phoenix, Inc..

Facing a celebrity lineup of judges and armed with a selection of Arizona’s best locally distilled spirits provided by Hensley/Quench, your favorite bartenders will be up on stage shaking it up. Join Connor Mansager, 2017 Bartending Competition winner and head bartender at Welcome Diner Tucson; Michelle Jacoby, Bite Magazine; Vinnie Del Rosso, KEZ 99.9; Christina Barrueta of Write on Rubee; and Jake Friedman, Four Chambers, Piper Center for Creative Writing as they decide who will take the title as Arizona's Star Bartender. Who will you root for?

All proceeds from the event benefit the non-profit work of Local First Arizona Foundation.



2018 Bartending Competitors 

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Take a Peak at the 2017 Bartending Competition

To celebrate Phoenix's cocktail culture, bartenders from Devour Phoenix restaurants armed with a selection of Arizona's best locally distilled spirits will convene for a mix-off of epic proportions. The Devour Phoenix Bartending Competition is part of the Devour Culinary Classic.

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