Orinda, CA, September 11, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Orinda Arts Council Hosts Art of Mixology October 25, 2014
The Orinda Arts Council is partnering with Orinda Theatre Square to host the first annual Art of Mixology craft cocktail competition and tasting on October 25, 2014. The fundraiser, held from 4:30pm to 7:00pm in the Orinda Theatre Square plaza, will feature twenty different craft cocktails prepared by some of the Bay Area’s top professional bartenders competing for the Mixologist of the Year Award.
A distinguished panel of judges will select the evening’s top winner, and award a $500 prize and trophy. Second and third place winners will be awarded $250 and $100, respectively. In addition to the judges’ selections, there will be an Audience Choice winner, selected by those who purchase tasting tickets. Aspiring at-home bartenders are also invited to compete for top amateur mixologist.
Bartenders can apply to compete through September 25, 2014. The online application and additional details on the rules and participation requirements are at http://OrindaArts.org/Mixology.
Tasting tickets, available for $45, can also be purchased at http://OrindaArts.org/Mixology.
In addition to Orinda Theatre Square and the Orinda Chamber of Commerce, the following sponsors are helping make Art of Mixology possible: Orinda Chamber of Commerce, Lamorinda Theatres, Table 24, Barbacoa, BevMo, St. George Spirits, and Echo Grove.
About the Orinda Arts Council – Serving the community for over 60 years, the 501(c)(3) non-profit ignites and sustains artistic expression and appreciation for all ages throughout Lamorinda (Lafayette, Moraga, and Orinda). Notable events and programs include the Lamorinda Idol singing competition, high school Visual Arts Competition, Art in Public Places, Orinda Library Gallery, school musical funding, and the Orinda Jazz Festival. More information is available at http://OrindaArts.org.
About Orinda Theatre Square - Anchored by the historic old Orinda Theatre, Orinda Theatre Square is conveniently located off Highway 24 immediately east of the Caldecott Tunnel at Camino Pablo Road. Theatre Square is located adjacent to and served by the Orinda Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station.