Launched in 2012, Texas Tiki Week was founded by the Austin chapter of the United States Bartenders’ Guild and is a week-long celebration of tiki cocktails and culture. Bars, restaurants and brands unite for a week filled with an an exotic mix of educational, social and philanthropic events hosted by USBG chapters in Austin, Houston, San Antonio, Dallas and beyond!
The latest evolution of the Official Drink of Austin contest is here. After a brief hiatus we have reformulated the competition and partnered with the Austin Food & Wine Alliance to raise funds for their Culinary Grant Program. In the new format for the contest, it is a team event–bartenders will compete with their coworkers serving a short menu that represents their bar.
The preliminary round of judging is complete and the finalists have been selected. In no particular order:
Click here to view their menus and purchase tickets!