La Tourangelle Shakes Up The San Francisco Bay Area With Artisan Oil Cocktail Competition

Bay Area bartenders test their mixology skills for a chance to win up to $500

WHAT:               

On the forefront of the emerging specialty oil cocktail trend, San Francisco Bay Area-based La Tourangelle Artisan Oils is partnering with The Ivy Room to host a first-of-its-kind mixology competition, featuring the top talents in the Bay Area. Testing the abilities of top name bartenders to create delicious, innovative and original cocktails, more than a dozen participants will compete using La Tourangelle’s expansive portfolio of award-winning, specialty oils, including Roasted Walnut, Pistachio, Hazelnut, Avocado, Pumpkin Seed, Pecan, Extra Virgin Olive and Toasted Sesame Oil.

Each recipe will be judged on the basis of flavor, technique, presentation, creativity and aroma by a panel of industry judges and mixology enthusiasts.

WHEN:

Tuesday, July 29th from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.

WHERE:

The Ivy Room

860 San Pablo Avenue, Albany, CA 94706

Prizes:             

1st Place: $500 cash prize + Bar Kit + Full line of La Tourangelle Artisan Oils

2nd Place: $250 cash prize + Bar Kit + Full line of La Tourangelle Artisan Oils

3rd Place:$100 cash prize + Bar Kit + Full line of La Tourangelle Artisan Oils

ABOUT LA TOURANGELLE:

La Tourangelle operates a California artisan oil mill that handcrafts specialty oils following the 150-year-old traditional methods of its French sister oil mill in the Loire Valley of France, successfully recreating the techniques in Woodland, California. The oil mill produces Kosher, certified organic and non-GMO oils.

La Tourangelle distributes an exclusive line of premium quality oils in many countries around the world, featuring delicious flavors, great health benefits, beautiful packaging and reasonable pricing. The collection includes a diverse assortment of oils such as its award-winning Roasted Walnut Oil, Roasted Pistachio Oil, Avocado Oil, Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Unrefined Organic Virgin Coconut Oil and a new line of cooking spray oils amongst others. La Tourangelle’s oils are used by noted chefs across the country, and are available to consumers at Whole Foods Markets, Kroger, Safeway, Publix, Target and many other natural and specialty grocery stores.

For more information, please visit www.latourangelle.com.