June 26, 2023
ARE YOU READY for the 2nd Annual DASHI DAQ-OFF Cocktail Competition?! DASHI hosts an unforgettable cocktail throwdown on Monday, June 26th, starring "The Daq", aka the daiquiri. Bartender teams of two representing San Antonio’s best spirits programs will compete for the title of "Daq Grandmaster" and tickets to the most renown spirits conference in the US, "Tales of the Cocktail". This Food Network-style interactive event seeks to challenge mixologists in speed, accuracy, creativity, taste, and showmanship through three competition categories: Speed [technical], Judges Choice [technical + artistic], People Choice [artistic], all in front of a panel of celebrity judges, cocktail lovers, and media. The team with the most points wins, with first place taking home tickets to Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans. Sign up your bar/establishment for a chance to compete.
Sponsored by Bacardi competing teams will have an array of rum styles to wow judges and the audience. The throwdown will be MC’d by master mixologist and industry leader Michael Neff of Bar Loretta. This rock concert-style event is equipped with world-class Sichuanese cuisine from the amazing Grand Master Chefs at DASHI and world-class cocktails from San Antonio’s best. Don’t miss this championship event that aims to invigorate and energize the San Antonio cocktail industry with proceeds going to SA's Third Coast Cocktail Summit.