Female Mixologists Will Shake It Up in a Speed-Bartending Competition in San Antonio

by Madeline Raynor

Speed Rack, an all-female speed-bartending competition that raises money for breast cancer charities, will head to San Antonio, TX on Tuesday as part of their fifth national tour. 18 badass lady bartenders will compete in timed cocktail-making rounds, striving for speed and accuracy to compete for a delicious Speed Rack title. So far, Speed Rack has raised more than $350,000 for breast cancer charities worldwide. Dance and sip delicious cocktails while celebrating ladies who are crushing it in the bartending industry. Plus 100% of the proceeds benefit breast cancer research. If you’re in San Antonio, this is a must-see.

Here are the competitors:

Crisia Vanessa Araujo – Wooster’s Garden
Elyse Blechman – Captain Foxheart’s Bad News Bar & Spirit Lodge
Amanda Carto – Geraldine’s, Hotel Van Zandt, a Kimpton Hotel
Megan Deschaine – 492 (Baltimore, MD)
Madison Evans – The Ranch at Las Colinas
Janessa Flowers – Barbaro
Elisabeth Forsythe – Barbaro, Hot Joy
Ashley Haussermann – The Roosevelt Room
Madelyn Kay – VOX Table
Jen Keyser – Hotel Van Zandt, a Kimpton Hotel
Alison Lancaster – Julep
Joanne “Jojo” Martinez – Max’s Wine Dive
Lesley Nelson – Saturn Room (Tulsa, OK)
Alexandrea Rivera – Ida Claire
Zulcoralis Rodriguez – The Esquire Tavern
Lauren Sponberg – Beavers
Caitlin Vann – Julep
Hillary Woodhouse – The Esquire Tavern

Check out this video of the Speed Rack competitors doing their thing:

WHERE: Saint Anthony Hotel, 300 E Travis Street, San Antonio, TX, 78205

WHEN: Tuesday, January 12, 2016, 5-9pm

COST: $20 in advance, $25 at the door. With suggested donation, attendees receive cocktails from premium sponsors.


Header image via Privat Livemont 

Image Via Speed Rack

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