The San Jose Craft Cocktail Challenge

The Fairmont Hotel in San Jose will hold its inaugural San Jose Craft Cocktail Challenge benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Million Dollar Mission on Friday, March 13 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Club Regent inside the Fairmont. Enjoy masterful cocktails and cast your vote while supporting the Million Dollar Mission.

San Jose bartenders and mixologists will compete in a battle of muddlers and shakers for a chance to win the top honor “Best Overall – Judge’s Choice” selected by a panel of local judges. The winner will receive a luxury two-night stay at the Fairmont San Jose and the prized Craft Cocktail trophy. The winning cocktail will be featured on the hotel’s Lobby Lounge cocktail menu during the month of April. A “People’s Choice” award and accompanying trophy will also be granted to the events most popular libation selected by event attendees. Tickets are $20.

Participating Venues Include:

  • McCormick & Schmick's

  • Farenheit Restaurant & Lounge

  • The Continental

  • Lobby Lounge at The Fairmont San Jose

  • The Grill on the Alley

  • Scott's Seafood

  • San Pedro Square Market Bar

  • San Jose Marriot

One hundred percent of all event proceeds will benefit the Million Dollar Mission, a partnership between The California Hotel & Lodging Association (CH&LA) and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to raise $1,000,000 in an unprecedented fundraising campaign supporting vital research for a cure. The Fairmont San Jose is proud to announce its partnership with LLS and has pledged to raise $10,000.

About the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society:

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.

Where: Club Regent, Fairmont San Jose, 170 S. Market Street, San Jose

When: March 13, 2015 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Cost: $20 at the door

For online ticket purchases or for more information, click here.

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