Art of Tiki Cocktail Showdown presented by Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum
10:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel
Things to Know
All food and drink is included at this event.
Dress Code: Smart Casual
A polished yet relaxed look. Opt for slacks, button-down tops and dresses. Low heels or dressy flats optional.
21 years of age and older
South Florida is famous for a lot of things. Including being home to some of the most creative bartenders and mixologists in the country. We've enlisted the very best to deliver their most unique tiki-inspired cocktails alongside a mouthwatering menu of boldly flavored bites. Get ready for a selection of expertly balanced elaborately garnished tiki concoctions ready for our expert panel of judges to savor and score. At this SOBEWFF® mainstay, you’ll be able to watch as some of the hospitality industry’s most talented mixologists mix, shake, and serve Instagram and TikTik worthy tiki cocktails that are guaranteed to tantalize – from rejiggered classics to newly discovered favorites. The palm tree-lined backdrop of the Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel captures this spirited trip to the South Pacific right down to the last rum-soaked drop. Ke Aloha!
Additional Event Information
100% of net proceeds from the Festival benefit students of the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University who assist Festival organizers in all aspects, including Festival planning, logistics and overall execution.
To request materials in accessible format, register a service animal and or secure an accommodation, please contact FIU’s Office of Civil Rights Compliance and Accessibility (OCRCA) at 305.348.2785 or [email protected] at least two weeks in advance of the event or at the earliest possible opportunity.