Renowned Tequila expert Julio Bermejo is joining the judging panel to this years Patrón Perfectionists Cocktail Competition. A San Francisco native, Bermejo is the beverage manager at Tommy’s restaurant, that was named on the World’s Top 50 Bars in the World in 2015. He is also the creator of the famous ‘Tommy’s Margarita’ which is a staple on many cocktail lists around the globe.
Julio will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the competition, and he will be judging the national finals in Melbourne this October.
Julio Bermejo comments on the competition; “The Patrón Perfectionists Cocktail Competition is the perfect opportunity for bartenders to demonstrate their skill, expertise and respect for 100% agave tequila which I am so passionate about. It’s been a long time since I was in Australia and I can’t wait to inspire and be inspired myself by up and coming talent from this side of the world!”
With entries closing on July 31st, it’s now time to submit your Patrón cocktail recipe online at www.patronperfectionists.com/ to enter the world’s premier tequila cocktail competition.
Cocktails will be judged on appearance, originality, service and flavour, and the successful participants will compete at their respective regional heats in New South Wales and South Australia this September. The top five will then compete at the AUS/NZ Final in Melbourne in October where they will get to meet and present to Julio Bermejo along with other respected industry judges.
Please visit the following link to enter the Patrón Perfectionists Cocktail competition by July 31st:
Regular competition updates will be at the Facebook Group: