We are less than two weeks away from MojitoFEST 2009.Â The muddling extravaganza where bartenders compete to create the best mojito in Philadelphia.
Participants will include bartenders from Cuba Libre, G Lounge, Mixto, the Moshulu, Rum Bar and Valanni.
Last year was a blast, Foobooz editor Arthur Etchells was a judge and he will return again this year. This year the event will be held at G Lounge on Wednesday, June 17th at 7pm and tickets range from $35 to $75. Basic admission includes a select open bar and light hors d’oeuvres while the elite admission includes a fulll open bar, butlered tapas and VIP hour from 6 to 7pm.
There will be three events:
- “Fastest Muddle” – How fast a bartender can concoct 10 quality mojitos.
- “Mojito Mystery Bin” – Given secret ingredients, a bartender must make a creative and tasty drink.
- “Best In Show” – Main Event, each bartender’s signature mojito.
A qualifying event takes place on Monday, June 8th at Rum Bar.