Jack Astor’s Bar and Grill to Host Bartender Competition

Cary, NC, May 07, 2008 --(PR.com)-- Jim Mallon, managing partner of Jack Astor’s Bar and Grill (www.jackastors.com) located at 2300 Walnut St. in Cary, has announced that the restaurant will host a bartender competition on Wednesday, June 4 at 7 p.m. Participants in the competition will showcase their skills, dance steps and new drink inventions in an event that has been a part of Jack Astor’s tradition for eight years. Admission is $10 and proceeds will be donated to The V Foundation for Cancer Research. Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance at the restaurant during normal business hours.

“We are excited to host the bartender competition,” said Mallon. “Our staff has put a lot of time and preparation into this event, and we are looking forward to showcasing their talent. Jack Astor’s is especially proud to have the opportunity to support The V Foundation.”

About Jack Astor’s Bar and Grill:
Jack Astor’s Bar and Grill is a full-service restaurant and sports bar located at 2300 Walnut Street just south of Crossroads Shopping Center in Cary. Their menu offers traditional favorites including fresh, never frozen chicken tenders and parmesan chicken bowties. Guests can enjoy a fun atmosphere and a comfortable patio, as well as an audio-visual package that allows them to enjoy their favorite game while they dine. The restaurant is open 11a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11a.m.-11pm. Friday and Saturday. Jack Astor’s bar is open from 11 a.m.-1 a.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11a.m.-11 p.m. on Sunday. For more information call (919) 859-2224.

About The V Foundation for Cancer Research:
The V Foundation for Cancer Research was founded in 1993 by ESPN and the late Jim Valvano, legendary North Carolina State basketball coach and ESPN commentator. Since 1993, The Foundation has raised more than $60 million to fund cancer research grants nationwide. The Foundation awards grants through a competitive awards process strictly supervised by a Scientific Review Committee of top doctors/scientists from across the country. The Foundation operates with a small staff, a nationwide volunteer network and an all-volunteer Board of Directors and Scientific Review Committee, assuring that over the past five years, an average of 83 cents of every dollar raised has been available to fund cancer research. For more information visit The V Foundation for Cancer Research website at www.jimmyv.org.

Patty Briguglio
MMI Associates, Inc.

Jack Astor's Bar and Grill
Patty Briguglio