LILT Lounge to Host Taste of Cayman International Mixology Competition to Benefit PARK Project
Monday, 12/12/2016 – 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm
270 Biscayne Blvd. Way,
Miami, Florida 33131
Cost: Free admission
On Monday, December 12th, LILT Lounge, the Downtown Miami cocktail oasis, will bring a taste of Grand Cayman to the Magic City. The sultry cocktail lounge will host the exciting Taste of Cayman International Mixology Competition featuring six of South Floridaâ€™s top mixologists, all mixing for a chance to compete in the prestigious 2017 Taste of Cayman Food & Drink Festival in January.
From 6PM to 8PM, participating mixologists will shake up their best creations featuring Grand Caymanâ€™s Seven Fathoms Premium Rum. Participating mixologists will include LILT â€˜s own Lead Bartender Spencer Taliaferro, Area 31â€™s Benny Hernandez, Beaker & Grayâ€™s Gabriel Benavides and Nicholas Mantzaridis, Brandonâ€™s Palm Beachâ€™s Lead Bartender Paul Ivan Ramirez, and Menin Hospitality Groupâ€™s Lead Bartender Joshua Gonzalez. Star judges will include hospitality industry VIPS ChatChow TVâ€™s Gio Gutierrez, star mixologist David Ortiz, City of Miamiâ€™s Luxury Hotels Division Manager Aldo Jaquez and Cayman Spirits Distiller Moises Sevilla. The evening will also feature specially-priced Seven Fathoms cocktails, with sales proceeds to benefit PARK Project. PARK Project is a homegrown non-profit organization and volunteer driven movement with a mission to inspire people around the world to Perform Acts of Random Kindness (PARK) through fresh, ground-breaking initiatives. In 2015, 5K PARK Fest inspired more than 1,000 PARKticipants and benefitted 66 non-profit organizations and schools in the community.
Taste of Cayman International Mixology Competition is open to the public and is sponsored by Seven Fathoms Premium Rum, Taste of Cayman Food & Drink Festival, Cayman Islands Department of Tourism, Cayman Airways and Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa. LILT Lounge is located on the lobby level of Kimpton EPIC Hotel, 270 Biscayne Way. For more information, please visit www.liltlounge.com or call 305-351-7403.