Algarve Flair Challenge 2

Algarve Flair Challenge 2

June 6, 2011 in News

On the 6th of July 2011 ProgressBarEvents and Cocktail Academy brought the biggest Flair Bartending competition in Portugal back to the Algarve at Rocha da Palha Beach Bar in Armação de Pera. The competition was supported by the World Flair Association and the sponsors – Finest Call – Premium Cocktail Mixes, Havana Club, Malibu and Bols.
A special guest – Marco Canova, one of the best flair bartenders in the world (currently Finest Call Brand Manager Europe) was judging the competition together with Artur Woj, Francisco Guerreiro and Paulo Cardoso. This time the line up was even bigger then last year – 21 national and international bartenders. All of them competed for 800€ in cash, prizes and glory. All day long eliminations loomed the top 6 competitors which went thru to the finals.
The finals were held in the evening with a stunning crowd of 500 people that gathered on the beach to support the best flair bartenders in the country. Soon we got to see who was truely the best…

The Final Standings:
1. Miguel Duarte – 234 pts. (400€)
2. André Guerreiro – 226 pts. (200€)
3. João Pacheco – 192 pts. (100€)
4. Henrique Tomás – 188 pts. (50€)
5. Manu Sain-Jean – 175 pts. (50€)
6. Vitó Bartening – 167 pts. (50€)
Best Junior – Manu Sain-Jean

A Huge Thanx to all the sponsors, judges, bartenders, hosts and the amazing crowd !!!

See you @ Algarve Flair Challenge 2012…

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