Negroni Week Capital Bartenders Competition

Capital Bartenders is a cocktail competition that aims to challenge bartenders from around Abu Dhabi to create cocktails with the greatest potential to establish itself as a leading drink within the Emirate. The ambition of Capital Bartenders is to offer a platform to nurture talent, educate & upskill bartenders and encourage creativity to highlight some of the region’s talent to a wider audience! 

The next edition is a celebration of Negroni week. A tribute to one of the most iconic and beloved cocktail classics, the Capital Bartender Negroni Edition brings inspires the talents of Abu Dhabi bartenders to reinvent and redefine this timeless cocktail.

How To Enter

  • Step 1. Create a Cocktail using selected products.
  • Step 2. Record a 1-minute video about your cocktail and Post your video on your Instagram using this Hashtag #Capitalbartenders #Spinneysbev #AbuDhabi.
  • Step 3. Fill the entry form and subscribe to enter the competition.
  • Step 4. Take a photo of your cocktail, Instagram video link and submit it as part of your online entry.
  • Step 5. Tag @CapitalBartenders and @Spinneysbev.
  • Step 6. If you are selected as a finalist, you will need to feature your creation in your account during Negroni Week.

Your Drink Creation

  • Your creation must be based on Campari.
  • There is no limit in the amount of ingredients.
  • Homemade ingredients are encouraged. Concepts and originals stories are encouraged.
  • Energy Drinks are prohibited.
  • Any representation of illegal products or inappropriate behavior are Prohibited.

The Finals

  • 6 finalists will be selected by the judges to feature their creation in their bar.
  • 1 bottle of the main spirit will be provided to each finalist.
  • The Negroni creation will need to be listed and available for consumers during Negroni Week (menu in-lays, tent cards, posters are allowed).
  • The judges will visit the bar to judge on one day during the week.
  • Submission Deadline: 17th September 2023.
  • Menu listing during Negroni Week: 25th September – 1st October 2023.
  • Winner announcement party: 2nd October 2023 @ Library Bar.

The Winner

The winner will receive:

  • The Title of Capital Bartender – Negroni Edition (Certificate and Trophy).
  • A Spinneys Beverages voucher for 2,000 AED.