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Italian Cocktail Competition Finalists 29.08.2016

Know your Roots... On the way to Athens results !

 

The number of participants was well beyond our expectations !
Thank you very much for the incredible participation in our "Know your Roots Italian Cocktail Competition" !!!

Because of the large number of participants and the very high quality of all cocktails, it was very hard for us to define the finalists. However we managed to shortlist a few cocktails, as there needs to be a winner to visit Athens !

Congratulations to everyone, we are grateful for your contribution and the amazing cocktail ideas !

First of all these cocktails were particularly special and we would like to thank our friends for the contribution :

Alberto Di Franco - Renato Pinfildi - Marco Davì - Luca Menegazzo - Marco Ciminnisi - Ilirjan Gojani - Oscar Altilio - Emanuele Falone -  Danilo Bruno - Stella Grassi - Samuel Donniacuo - Christian Liporace - Matteo Fabbriconi - Ruggiero Carella - Barbara Ricco Crudelini - Luca de Nardo - Luca Fabiani - Christian Dell'Aquila -  Alessandro Zampieri - Jacopo Tioli - Mattia Mizzi - Andre Iron - Laura Schirru - Alessio Colucci - Davice Fallacara - Marco Dell'Accio - Lorenzo Di Vita - Andrea Bettiol - Brandon Delbarba - Cristiano Mazzanti - Silvia S. Piccinato - Luca Paganotti - Toel Colombo - Erica Rossi - Francesco Cianciotta - Nicola Pastore - Andrea Minarelli - Cristian Ricci - Matteo Volonterio - Marco Carcatella - Alessandra Osmani - Lorenzo Uberti - Luca Rossi - Davide Nibbio - Riccardo Gambino - Francesco Tommasino - Nicola Agricola - Michael Ciaccia - Fabio Brazzale - Livio City - Marzio Tieppo - Enrico Giovanni Corona - Matteo Castelnuovo - Alessandro Impagnatiello - Luca De Marchi - Giulio Tabaletti - Μatteo Crivellaro - Riccardo Tuttolomondo - Mariana Melillo - Tommy Scamarcio - Tommaso Sarti - Marco Riccetti - Themistoklis Malamis - Michele Ferruccio - Luigi Giordano - Gabriele Menini - Simone Di Gioia - Davide Vergine - Luca Goffredo - Stefano Rossini - Valentina Rizzi - Vincenzo Losappio - Pelucchi Marcello - Dario Franceschini

However we had to select only a few. It was very hard as all participations had a very high level. 

The 12 finalists:

  • Crino' Luca, Pasticceria Massimo, LOMBARDIA 
  • Carrubba Livio, Cloakroom Cocktail Lab, VENETO 
  • Chillon Enrico, Caffe' Ponte Vecchio, VENETO 
  • Colombo Mauro, Barrier, LOMBARDIA 
  • Forzoni Lorenzo, Rivalta Caffè, TOSCANA 
  • Granero Luca, Hasu, PIEMONTE 
  • Pitanti Alessandro, 67 Skylounge Bar, TOSCANA 
  • Rossetto Andrea, Future Fusion, LOMBARDIA 
  • Sasso Eleonora, La Zanzara, LAZIO 
  • Sciacca Gianfranco, Bacio Elite, SICILIA 
  • Tassia Fabrizio, Happening Cocktail Bar, CAMPANIA 
  • Turconi Mirko, Piano 35 Lounge Bar, PIEMONTE

 

Τhere is also a short list of 7 runner ups (riserva) for the final:

Pancaldi Alberto, La Zanzara, LAZIO
Piergigli Silvia, Corallino, MARCHE 
Bussi Renzo, Rolling Stones 72, VAL D' AOSTA 
Pasolini Mattia, Octavius Bar Replay The Stage, LOMBARDIA
Scelsi Nicolo' Roberto, Octavius Bar Replay The Stage, LOMBARDIA 
Costamagna Pietro, Bove's, LOMBARDIA 
Mohammed Afsahi, CiVi & Co, LOMBARDIA

 

The final takes place in Milano, the 19th of September, at Hotel Diana Sheraton Majestic, with
• Umberto Caselli, honorary president International Bartenders Association IBA
• Gianmario Artosi, Milan Marriott Hotel
• Mattia Pastori, Mandarin Oriental, Milan
• Gabriele Manfredi, Oriole Bar
• The Finest Roots team

RSVP here 

 

Good luck to everyone, see you there & thank you again !

The Finest Roots team