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Jack Robertiello

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Jack Robertiello

Frequently writing and consulting about spirits, Jack Robertiello also judges at events including the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, the International Rum Fest, and Spirits of Mexico.


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Signature Cocktails Step Up to be Judged   January 25, 2011
By: Jack Robertiello

Bartenders are often judged on their cocktail creativity, but spirit suppliers, never. That is, until now, as the Ultimate Cocktail Challenge invites suppliers to submit their best for the test...

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The Cosmopolitan Brings a New Vibe to Vegas   January 6, 2011
By: Jack Robertiello

You've seen the TV ads - now check out what's in your drink at the newly opened Cosmopolitan in Sin City.

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2010 Closes With Awards, New Ambassadors and a Jerry Thomas Commemoration   January 5, 2011
By: Jack Robertiello

The old year was seen out with a graveside party in the Bronx, new Jameson ambassadors and finalists named in Sherry and a chance to enter the Creative Cocktail Challenge.

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What's in Your Drink in 2011?   January 5, 2011
By: Jack Robertiello

Our first annual list of ins, outs and trends that matter to mixologists.

Fred Dexheimer Article
How Does a Sommelier Build a Cocktail Menu?   January 5, 2011
By: Jack Robertiello

As contemporary cocktail programs become a necessity at almost every level of restaurant, consultants from different backgrounds are emerging.

Hidalgo's Confession Article
Tabasco Cocktails, Mobile Mixologists, Bar Discounts on Playing Cards, Monthly Drink Classes in DC   December 14, 2010
By: Jack Robertiello

Jim Kearns creates drinks for Tabasco, while Ketel One Vodka offers NY residents the "Mobile Mixologist," Portland bars adorn euchre playing cards and Gina Chersevani of PS 7's offers monthly food and drink classes.

Holiday Cocktails Article
Holiday Happy Hours and Cocktails Making the Rounds   December 14, 2010
By: Jack Robertiello

Extra Credit at The Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co. mixes old with the new, while cocktail menus at Igloo Bar at the Ice Rink at Rockefeller Center, Luxbar and Chen's feature classic holiday and winter cocktails.

1886 Bar Article
New Bars from NYC to California and Revamped Cocktail Menus   December 14, 2010
By: Jack Robertiello

New bars open in California and New York City, while Mario Batali's Del Posto, Kokpelli in Philly and Kailash is Portland all revamp and unveil new cocktail menus.

Margarita World Championship Article
UK Winner of Finlandia World Cup and the Best Margarita in the World Winner   December 14, 2010
By: Jack Robertiello

Christian Tirel crowned the winner of the UK heats of the International Finlandia Vodka Cup. Harold Garland wins the World Margarita Championship at the Tucson Culinary Festival.

White Lady Article
Classic Cocktail Menus, Tales of the Cocktail Apprentice Program and NRA's 2011 Trends    December 14, 2010
By: Jack Robertiello

Kathy Casey Food Studios launches an international classics cocktail menu at Fairmont Hotels. Applications are open for Canadian bartenders to join TOC Cocktail Apprentice Program. NRA shares its top 20 menu trends for 2011.



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