The winner of the Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge being held in February 2016 will receive a massive US$10,000 and earn the title of Angostura's global brand ambassador for the next two years.
The national heats have already started all over the world and the South African leg has been confirmed for 2nd December at News Cafe Newtown, Johannesburg. The carefully selected bartenders will fight for their place to compete in the global final in Trinidad and Tobago on 7th February 2016.
An panel of respected judges will preside over the national competition to select the lead bartender to represent South Africa in the Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge 2016. These include head judge Kurt Schlechter alongside Dom Walsh and Gareth Wainwright.
|Kurt Schlechter||Dom Walsh||Gareth Wainwright|
Below are the competitors, with the bulk of the field coming from JHB, with Cape Town and KZN making up the rest. Good luck to all.
|Christopher Rule||JHB||The Landmark|
|Tom Savage||JHB||Social on Main|
|Dino Batista||JHB||The March Hare|
|Dean Spencer||KZN||The Dutch|
|Rudi de Vos||CPT||Thirst|
|Siavash Behaein||CPT||House of Machines|