Art of Tiki Cocktail Showdown hosted by Tom Sandoval and Tom Schwartz
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Art of Tiki Cocktail Showdown presented by Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum

Friday, February 24
10:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Important Info
Spirits Walk-around 21 years of age and older Outdoors Casual


Lucky for us, South Florida is home to some of the most creative bartenders and mixologists in the country and for this party, we’ve enlisted the very best to deliver their most resplendent tiki-inspired cocktails alongside a mouthwatering menu of boldly flavored bites. An eye-catching selection of expertly balanced – and elaborately garnished – concoctions will be crafted for our expert panel of judges - Ashish Sharma, Duane Sylvestre, and Jill Tracey -  to savor and score. At this SOBEWFF® mainstay, you’ll be able to watch as some of the hospitality industry’s most talented mixologists mix, shake, and serve Instagram-worthy cocktails that are guaranteed to tantalize your taste buds – from rejiggered classics to newly discovered favorites. Set against the palm tree-lined backdrop of the Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel, this spirited trip to the tropics captures the vibrant food and drink culture of the South Pacific right down to the last rum-soaked drop.


All net proceeds from the Festival benefit the students of the Florida International University Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management who assist Festival organizers in all aspects, including Festival planning, logistics and overall execution.

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