We're thrilled with our professional and amateur semi-finalists and final winners from the Square Off. In response to the call for entries to CHOW's Cocktail Square Off Competition, we received some fantastic drink recipes featuring "Square One Organic Vodka":http://www.squareonevodka.com/. Several entries demonstrated great talent for mixed drinks, if not for reading the rules. These were sadly disqualified.
In the Professional category:OVERALL WINNER: Ronaldo Colli - Rose Mary
Chris Tunstall - Happily Ever After
Peter-John Hanne - A Taste of Summer
In the Amateur category:Cheryl Perry - "Warm" Ancho Melon Cooler
WINNER: Abigail Gullo - The Flying Fig
Amanda Gager - Pearfect!
Check out a recap of the action at the Square Off finals.
Catering for the Square Off comes from Bacar's acclaimed kitchen. Libations will include the two winning cocktails and other concoctions made with Square One Organic Vodka.
Accommodations furnished by the Orchard Garden Hotel, San Francisco's greenest hotel and the first in California to receive the coveted "Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design" (LEED®) certification.
This contest ended on Friday, August 31, 2007, 11PM PDT.