There are painters who transform the sun into a yellow spot, but there are others who, thanks to their art and intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun.

PABLO PICASSO

WE URGE YOU TO TRANSFORM THE CLASSIC VODKA MARTINI INTO YOUR OWN MASTERPIECE

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Elit - Art of Martini

ELIT #ARTOFMARTINI

GLOBAL BARTENDER COMPETITION

elit® art of martini is a global city-based competition, celebrating the world’s best bartenders and their talent for recreating the iconic vodka martini. elit® Vodka represents the ultimate vodka craftsmanship. From grain to glass, every stage in its creation is controlled with unerring precision and thirsty is looking for bartenders who embody these same characteristics.

RULES

1. This is a spirit on spirit cocktail. No muddled fruit, juices and or syrups should be used in making a Martini. Fruits, herbs, essences and spices may be used in infusions however.

2. Modifiers such as fortified wines, bitters, tinctures, infusions, and citrus oils are acceptable variables in a Martini cocktail.

3. The ratio of modifier to base spirit should never exceed 50:50.

4. The cocktail may be shaken or stirred.

5. The cocktail can be served up or on the rocks.

6. The Martinis’ traditional garnishes are a citrus twist or olives. Cocktail onions are also an acceptable garnish. When thinking of new garnishes, let your imagination run wild.

COMPETITION STAGES
Stage One
Online Entry: May 1-31, 2017
City Finals: June 2017

Stage Two
Global Finals Ibiza, Spain
September 21-23, 2017

2016 WINNERS

BRANDEE HEWLETT

LOS ANGELES

KAYLA HASBROOK

NEW YORK

WILL RIVAS

MIAMI

ENTER TO WIN

  • PERSONAL INFORMATION

  • WORK INFORMATION

  • COCKTAIL DETAILS

  • Must be 21+ to enter
    Terms and Conditions

STAGE ONE
Online Entry May 1st-31st, 2017
The top five recipes from each city will be selected by a panel of judges to compete in the city finals which will take place in June 2017.

STAGE TWO
The winner from each city final will go on to compete against bartenders from around the world at the Global Art of Martini competition in Ibiza, Spain September 21-23, 2017.

GLOBAL FINAL
COMPETITION
IBIZA, SPAIN
SEPTEMBER 2017

The winner from each city will win a VIP trip to Ibiza, Spain courtesy of Thirsty.com to compete in the
Global elit® Art of Martini Finale
September 21-23, 2017

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