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Hip Sip

Battle of the Modern Bartender Competition comes to life at the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York. Our creative bartender contestants battle it out to see who has the best coffee cocktail.

This year’s Hip Sip’s Battle of the Modern Bartender returns and coffee is the name of the game. We are looking for the best cocktail featuring coffee!

Are you the bartender or mixologist that is going to answer this call?  
Bartenders will be judged on creativity, use of product, taste, presentation, and flair. Chosen finalists will battle in this fun and exciting Center Stage competition to win $1,000, bragging rights, and a commemorative, glass plaque.

Interested in Competing in our Hip Sip Competition?

Fill out the form below and a member of our team will reach out once this year's theme is decided.

 

Rapid Fire

This year's Rapid Fire Challenge theme is Plant-Based Meals! Let's get meatless! Bring on your favorite dishes minus the meat! Chefs are encouraged to bring on the veggies, get creative and be ready for your one shining moment! 

Are you ready to bring on the veggies for a chance to win $1,000?!
The winner will be crowned the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York Rapid Fire Champion, receive $1,000, bragging rights and gain exposure to over 100 media outlets including the Food & Beverage Magazine, Nation's Restaurant News, local television and radio affiliates, as well as, thousands of industry professionals!

Interested in Competing in our Rapid Fire Competition?

Fill out the form below and a member of our team will reach out once this year's theme is decided.

 

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