DOMAINE DE CANTON BARTENDER COCKTAIL-OFF
The 5th annual Domaine de Canton Bartender of the Year Regional Semi-final Cocktail-Off was held April 25 at The Ames Hotel in Boston. Ten of Boston’s top mixologists engaged in the spirited competition to get to the finals in St. Martin. Semi-finalists had ten minutes to mix their cocktail for the judges. Bill Codman of the The Ames Hotel’s Woodward Tavern won the contest for his cocktail ‘The Spanish Trader’. Bill will participate in the finals the La Samanna Luxury Resort and Spa in French St. Martin, competimg for the $1O,OOO grand prize. The finals take place June 5 to 7. Other semi-finalists included: Aaron Butler of Russell House Tavern; Beau Sturm of Trina’s Starlite Lounge; Benjamin Brenner of 51 Lincoln; Corey Bunnewith of The Citizen Public House and Oyster Bar; Danny Canny of Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse; David Delaney Jr. of The Citizen Public House and Oyster Bar; Domingo-Martin Barreres of Market by Jean Georges Boston; Kevin Ludy of Niche Hospitality; and Sahil Mehta of Estragon Tapas Bar.