The Culinary & Cocktail Clash

June 2, 2019 

The Culinary + Cocktail Clash is a lively cooking and craft cocktail competition between restaurant brands – all to raise money for high school culinary arts programs!

 

Clash Facts

– 700+ attendees cheering on their favorite restaurant brands

– Culinary teams consist of a chef, executive and a student serving a sous chef

– Cocktail teams will have 5 minutes to create a craft cocktail with Ketel One or Don Julio and a Coca-Cola mixer

– Rodney Strong, Ketel One and Karl Strauss served up libations

– Border Grill, Pie ‘n Burger, Leuzinger High School’s ProStart Program, and Foster Farms served up bites

     

    Meet the Champions 

    The Culinary Clash

    • The Purse: Wedgewood Weddings
    • Coca-Cola Champ – Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse
    • Golden Glove Champ – House of Blues
    • Golden Plate Champ – BJ’s Restaurants
    • Teamwork Champ – California Fish Grill
    • Ecolab Champ – Urban Plates
    • safeTstep Shoefie Award – Andrew M. with California Fish Grill
    • KitchenAid Commercial Equipment Champs – Lawry’s Restaurants + Wedgewood Weddings
    • Foster Farms Champ – Pacifica Hotels
    • FreshPoint Secret Ingredient Champ – Black Bear Diner
    • Team Spirit Award – Black Bear Diner
    • Best Bite Champ – Specialty Restaurants Corp.
    • Mentor of the Year – Louie Jocson, California Fish Grill
    • People’s Choice – Hard Rock Café

    The Cocktail Clash​

    • Diageo Golden Goblet – Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar
    • Coca-Cola Champ – Pacifica Hotels
    • Best Garnish Award – House of Blues
    • The Craftiest – Rock & Brews

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