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Havana Club cocktail Grand Prix

Rum Ambassador’s Blog: The ever so jammy Rum Ambassador Ian Burrel is slumming it in the stunning Hotel Riviera, Cuba.

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On Tuesday March 27, the Canadian Professional Bartenders Association and HAVANA CLUB RUM invite members to an exclusive competition, The Havana Club Grand Prix!

The list of 15 finalists: A mix of dynamic and diverse CPBA bartenders from across Canada.

Max Borrowman, The Fairmont Pacific Rim
David Greig, L’Abattoir
Jacob Sweetapple, Chambar Restaurant
Graham Racich, The Refinery
Jason Browne, Calabash Bistro
Josh Boudreau, Veneto Lounge, Hotel Rialto Victoria
Shea Hogan, VIP Lounge, Silver City, Coquitlam
Robin Goodfellow, Czehoski, Toronto
Marc Smolinski, Max’s Burgers
Rob Scope, Calabash Bistro
Grant Sceney, Fairmont Pacific Rim
Katie Sita, Cin Cin
Sam Lacroix, Clough Club
Miles Caine, Clough Club
Jason Laidlaw, The Vancouver Rowing Club

The bartender that takes the top spot will win a trip to Havana, CUBA to compete in the 9th edition of the International Havana Club® Grand Prix, June 3 – 7th 2012. Prize includes flight, accommodation and spending money.

Havana Club's 10th Cocktail Grand Prix

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