In an event in New Delhi, the bartending competition MONIN Cup 2016 held and it brings creativity and craftsmanship among bartenders. The participants showcased their bartending knowledge and talent behind the bar by mixing-taring cocktails – all while tossing, balancing and flipping bottles in the air.
Commenting on the occasion Mr. Ravi Kathuria – Director Business development SAARC countries said:
“We started MONIN Cup in the year 2010, and today it has grown to another level; we have got incredible response by some of the young talent in the field of bartending. The Delhi zonal round was fun & exciting wherein the judges had a tough time choosing the finalist considering each participant raised the bar of the competition. MONIN always believes in encouraging new talent by offering such a global platform for young and budding talent. We are hoping for a win for India at the grand finale in Paris.”
Commenting on the occasion Mr. Ashish Dubey – Managing Director, Saksham Impex said:
“I would like to thank all bartenders for using Monin as their brand of choice in their drink offerings & for the trust they have in us. My extended thanks to young bartenders who participated in MONIN cup with such great enthusiasm. Thanks as well to all judges especially to Shatbhi Basu & Sandeep Verma who have been associated with the brand since beginning and helped us launch the brand in India way back in 2003.”
In total 26 participants participated who showcased their unmatched bartending skills and out of which only three participants Talon Mac, Mukesh Patwal & Prashant Rawalia become the finalists of the MONIN Cup 2016 from the North Zone. The grand finale will happen on October 7th, 2016 and the winner will represent India at MONIN Cup 2016 in France.
This season of MONIN Cup 2016 received a massive response and the participants got a chance to showcase their ace skills to judges like Yangdup Lama, Sandeep Verma and Goutam Bhimani.
Prior to Delhi-NCR, the event had successful regional rounds in Bangalore, Mumbai and Pune.