8 Top St. Louis Bars to Face Off in Raise the Bar | Bar Competition

More than 16 bartenders will work in teams to represent their bars in 3 rounds to determine the event champion and people’s choice winner.
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Oct. 5, 2012 - PRLog -- St. Louis, MO - 8 Bars will lend more than 16 of their best local and nationally recognized bartenders to work in teams representing their bars to an elite group of cocktail enthusiasts excited to experience the real taste of St. Louis craft cocktails in the Raise the Bar | Bar Competition shake-off showdown mixology competition. The competing bars include, Taste, Sanctuaria, Salt, BC’s Kitchen, Blood and Sand, Demun Oyster Bar, Eclipse, and Boogaloo. The Sunday, October 21, 2012  event, hosted by Head Rock Multimedia and in partnership with the St. Louis chapter of the USBG (United States Bartender’s Guild) will take place from 5-9 PM and will be the first of it’s kind in the region. 5 cocktail aficionados and industry leaders will judge 8 bar teams showcasing their blended talents, expertise and creations to award the best bar and crown the winner of the people’s choice award to be decided by ticket holders the evening of the event.

Attendees will have an opportunity to sample crafted cocktails supported locally by Lohr Distributing Company featuring Four Roses Bourbon, Square One Vodka, Brokers Gin, Plantation Rum, Pierre Ferrand Cognac and Isle of Sky Scotch Whiskey. Guests will also enjoy locally sponsored hors d’ oeuvres and celebrate with a world class DJ.

A limited amount of advance tickets are now on sale through the event website, RaiseTheBarSTL.com, however, guests are encouraged to bring a canned food item to receive a $5 discount off the door ticket price to benefit local food bank, Operation Food Search (OFS). Guests interested in making additional food donations will soon be able to access digital food donations via the virtual food drive link provided by OFS and will soon be featured on the event website. OFS donations will also be accepted and appreciated at the event as well.

In addition to a spectacular experience, Raise the Bar | Bar Competition will introduce guests to a new event space, The Galerie located in the Roberts Galerie building at 1224 Washington Avenue that will have local art on display throughout the evening in a silent auction.

For media interviews, please contact the event publicist, Stephanie Roberts, at (202) 412-0703 or email contact@RaiseTheBarSTL.com.

Raise the Bar is a new hybrid event and philanthropic company developed to showcase the best bartenders and bars in St. Louis while contributing to a worthy cause. For more information about Raise the Bar | Bar Competition, visit www.RaisetheBarSTL.com.

Head Rock Multimedia is a St. Louis based production company that specializes in mixing, mastering, editing film/video production and soundtrack/sound design. Founded by St. Louisans’ Mike Roberts, Jr. and Josh Geders in 2009, Head Rock Multimedia has also carved a special niche in the development of fully interactive and innovative custom websites. For more information about Head Rock Multimedia services and products please visit www.HeadRocked.com.

With over 60 years of presence in the United States and International coverage in affiliation with the International Bartender's Association (IBA) in over 50 countries, the United States Bartenders' Guild is the largest network of professional bartenders and is setting the standard for the profession throughout the country. The USBG is a non-profit organization founded in 1948 and registered a non-profit organization in 1967 in Southern California. Over the years the guild has expanded nationally and is now in the following cities; Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Charleston SC, Chicago, Cleveland, Connecticut, Denver, Hawaii, Houston, Kentucky, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Milwaukee, New Mexico, New Orleans, New York, North Texas, Northern California, Oregon, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Reno, Rhode Island, Sacramento, San Diego, Southern Ohio, St. Louis, Tampa Bay, Tucson, Washington State and continues to grow.
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