Empire City Casino

Open to all Saturday ticket holders (2:00pm – 8:30pm)
Tables, dealers, cocktails, and prizes – come join Empire City and try your luck! Tables open at 4:00 pm. From to 2:00pm to 3:00pm, taste Top Bartender Showdown contestants’ cocktails and vote for people’s choice. DJ April Larken will be performing from 4:00pm – 6:30pm.

5th Annual Top Bartender Showdown presented by Ketel One (3:00pm – 4:00pm)
Open to all Saturday ticket holders.
Best Mixologists curate their craft signature cocktails in a competition to crown the Cocktail King or Queen. Hosted by Gary Dell’Abate, an esteemed panel of judges will evaluate the contestants’ offerings, while guests sample the creations. Event location: Empire City Casino Tent

2018 Contestants

Kate Fiore (Match)
Vincent Phillips (Prime Stamford)
Catherine Larkin (Village Social)
Kim-Anh Nguyen (Mecha Noodle Bar)
Debra Smith (Our House SoNo)
Katie Allen (Harlan Publick)