3rd Annual Martini Madness Tasting & Competition April 6: Guests Vote! (sponsored)

CTbites Team

Don’t miss the 3rd Annual Martini Madness Tasting & Competition! Local mixologists will shake up their signature cocktails and compete for the title of the best in the area. Guests are invited to sample the drinks, vote on their favorites, enjoy savory and sweet food samples from local eateries, dance the night away with beats by DJ International, take silly photos, and bid on a selection of fun items in our Silent Auction. 

Martini Madness will take place on Wednesday, April 6th at The Waterview in Monroe from 6pm to 9pm in the main ballroom. Buy tickets here.

Similar to last year, local restaurants and vendors will send their best mixologists to compete to win under the categories of “Best Presentation,” “Best Overall,” and “Most Creative” cocktail. Attendees will have the opportunity to taste a small sample of each cocktail and vote on their favorites.

Once again, guests will enjoy the upbeat atmosphere featuring beats by DJ International, savory and sweet food samples from local eateries and browse and bid on a selection of fun and practical items in the silent auction.

This is a 21+ event ONLY. Attendees will be required to show a valid ID at the door before entry.

Restaurants will compete for the titles of “Best Presentation,” “Best Overall,” and “Most Creative.” Some of those taking part in this year’s competition include: Bricks & Barley Tavern, Ceviche, Foundry Kitchen & Tavern, Marketplace, McGuire’s Ale House, Osteria Romana, Sal e Pepe, Spinning Wheel Restaurant, Tavern 1757, Tazza and more!

In addition to the cocktail tasting, local culinary experts will be providing delicious treats for attendees to sample. Indulge in snacks from: Bricks & Barley Tavern, Cafe Xpresso, Chick-Fil-A, Marketplace, My Place Pizza, NoRA Cupcakes, Sal e Pepe, Tavern 1757, Tazza, Butcher’s Best Market and more!

In addition to beats and entertainment by DJ International, this year will feature a photobooth provided by Pixel8 Photography and a botanically infused liquor tasting provided by Hartford Flavor Company. A silent auction will be running throughout the night, with a variety of products and services worth over $2,000!

Tickets cost $40 for those participating in the tasting, and $15 for designated drivers. Event is 21+ ONLY. Ticket costs will increase at the door (if available), so guests are encouraged to purchase them in advance. Tasting guests are invited to sample each cocktail and vote on their favorites in each category. Designated drivers are invited to take part in the festivities, but not the tasting. Attendees are encouraged to drink responsibly! 

Those interested in purchasing tickets can do so at www.martinimadnessct.com.