CR&B Cocktails & Dreams Show

CR&B Show, Cocktails & Dreams

Welcome to the Canadian Restaurant & Bar (CR&B) Show and our Annual CR&B Cocktails & Dreams Show!

The Cocktails and Dreams Show is an exciting and important part of the CR&B Show which consists of two exciting days of bartending and flair competitions, seminars, education sessions, product demonstrations and more.

 

The CR&B Cocktails and Dreams Show is hosted by renowned flair bartender, Zack Prohaska. See some of Canada’s top bartenders put their skills to the test for the chance to claim some serious cash and prizes. Attendees watch and cheer on the competitors, sample delicious cocktails created by our nation’s most creative mixologists, partake in live product demonstrations and more!

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2019 Mixology Competitors (with Winners):

  • Angus Cheung - Marriott Hotels

  • Matt Conway - Pastiche Restaurant

  • Andrew Daw - The Shore Club Toronto

  • Derick Dubblestyne - Antler

  • Farzam Fallah - Don Alfonso 1890

  • Kyle Ferreira - Bar Sazerac

  • Axl Gonzalez - SteamWhistle

  • Benjamin Kingstone - Belfast Love

  • John Ko – (4th Place)

  • Oliver Leung - Suite 114

  • Stephen Luo - BlueBlood Steakhouse

  • Alex Lurchenko - O&B Cafe Grill and Drake Mini Bar – (3rd Place)

  • Berry Sit - The Mixologists – (1st Place)

  • Farley Sivard - Independent

  • Marian Walsh - Bon Temps

  • Karol Wojdyła - Vertigo Jazz Club & Restaurant – (2nd Place)

2019 Flair Competitors (with Winners):

  • Angus Cheung - Marriott Hotels – (5th Place)

  • Matt Conway - Pastiche Restaurant

  • Kate Fischer - Firkin Pubs

  • Ricmarvin Racelis - Holiday Inn

  • Farley Sivard - Independent

  • Clayton Tainish - The Loose Moose & Mill St. Brew Pub

  • Deniss Trifanovs - Flair Project Roma – (1st Place)

  • Kristof Vandenabeele - The Wonky Dog – (2nd Place)

  • Karol Wojdyła - Vertigo Jazz Club & Restaurant – (3rd Place)

  • Kenjiro Yanagi – (4th Place)

2019 Bartending Competition Judges:

  • Andre Scherbina - Founders Original

  • Dustin Constain - Maverick Brewery

  • Rob Berry - The Ontario School of Bartending

  • Zach Prohaska - Cocktails & Dreams

2020 CR&B Cocktails & Dreams Show Schedule:

Sunday, November 1, 2020

  • Flair Bartending Competition Qualifying Rounds

  • Cocktail/Mixology Competition Qualifying Rounds

  • Live Flair Lessons

  • Live Cocktail and Mocktail Seminars

  • Bar Industry Education Sessions and Product Demonstrations

  • Tandem Flair Show

  • Special Guest Presentations

Monday, November 2, 2020

  • Flair Bartending Competition Finals & Award Presentations

  • Cocktail/Mixology Competition Finals & Award Presentations

  • Live Flair Lessons

  • Live Cocktail and Mocktail Seminars

  • Bar Industry Education Sessions and Product Demonstrations

  • Tandem Flair Show

  • Special Guest Presentations

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