The Queen of Bartending
Monday, December 10, 2012 at 02:31 PM | Blaine Ashley
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The Speed Rack 2012-2013 National Tour makes its second stop in the City that Never Sleeps as the best female bartenders in New York battle for the title of Miss Speed Rack NYC.Today, December 10th from 3 p.m. to 12 a.m. at Santos Party House. Judged by industry heavy weights, Dale Degrofdf (King Cocktail), Steve Olson (Winegeek), Julie Reiner (Clover Club and Flatiron Lounge) and Aisha Sharpe, watch NYCs lady bartending best duke it out for the title of Miss Speed Rack NYC.

Haven't heard of Speed Rack? Founded by Ivy Mix, bartender at Clover Club and Lynette Marrero, President of the New York Chapter of Lupec - Ladies United for the Preservation of Endangered Cocktail, Speed Rack stages competitions in which female bartenders compete against one another and a clocked time to make precise, tasty, beautifully presented cocktails. All of the proceeds benefit breast-cancer related charities.

Your ticket gets you cocktails featuring our sponsors' products, snacks and a front row seat to this epic competition. Plus, all proceeds from ticket sales will go to breast cancer research, education and prevention.

Tickets can be bought here:

One of your favorite femme bartenders on the competition list? See here:

Beate Kiser (Kingswood)
Bess Gulliver (Hotel Monaco, Philadelphia)
Candace Coy (Mother’s Ruin)
Carie Bletz-Fuller (Pegu Club)
Casey Tizio (Soho House)
Claire Needham (The Beagle, Maison Premiere, Basik)
Erika Ordonez (Summit Bar, Dick and Jane's, and Beechers Cellar)
Eryn Reece (Mayahuel, Death & Company)
Jessica Duré (Dick & Jane's)
Jillian B. Vose (Death & Company)
Lucinda Sterling (Middle Branch)
Meaghan Montagano (Huckleberry Bar)
Natalia Chavez (Studio XXI)
Natasha David (Nitecap)
Nicole Osorio (Sofrito)
Shaunna Mccarthy (Pulqueria)


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