Cocktail Competitions

Class 31
Cocktail (Junior)

Friday 10.00am, Restaurant

Heat times will be advised.

Competitors are required to produce two portions of a cocktail of their choice.

Vodka, Bourbon and Bacardi will be provided and at least one is to be a component of your cocktail.

Competitors will have 5 minutes to setup with no preparation and 15 minutes to complete their cocktails.

All other ingredients and garnishes are to be supplied by the competitor.

Please supply a recipe card and the name for the creation at the time of presentation.

Be prepared to provide a verbal explanation of your creation to the judges on request.

Class 32
Non Alcoholic Cocktail (Secondary School)

Thursday 12.30pm – 2.00pm, Restaurant

Heat times will be advised.

Competitors are required to produce two portions of a cocktail of their choice.

All juice products used are to be from the Coca Cola range.

Fruit and material garnishes are permitted but must have some significance to the cocktail.

Coca Cola will provide a range of products for the competition.

Competitors will have 5 minutes to setup with no preparation and 20 minutes to complete their cocktails.

It is essential to provide a recipe card and the name and description of the creation at the time of presentation.

Class 33
Wintec Waikato Top Secondary School Award

The winner of this class is awarded to the Waikato Area School with the most marks gained from the top 15 individual entries (excludes team events) in all categories.

Class 34
Novotel Tainui Hamilton (Junior Cookery Student Waikato)

Awarded to the Waikato area student who is allocated the most marks for the following four entries: Class 4 Cold Dessert (Junior), Class 6 Cold Entrée (Junior), Class 23 Pasta Dish (Junior), Class 20 Main Course (Junior).

Class 35
Junior Food and Beverage Student of the Year

The winner of this class is awarded to the competitor who gains the most marks from Class 28 table setting, Class 29 Barista and Class 31 Cocktail.

Class 36
Rookie Food & Beverage Staff member of the Year

The In this class the “Rookie” is defined as one who has worked in Industry for a max of 18 months prior to the event.

The winner of this class is awarded to the competitor who gains the most marks from Class 28 table setting, Class 29 Barista and Class 31 Cocktail.