MIAMI (CBSMiami) – FIU college students whipped up an award-winning drink at a South Seashore Wine & Meals Competition competitors.
The Artwork of Tiki Cocktail Showdown befell at South Seashore’s Kimpton Surfcomber Lodge on Saturday night time.
College students within the “FIU Bartender’s Guild” battled alongside skilled mixologists and bartenders.
The group ended up taking house the Folks’s Selection Award for his or her drink referred to as “The Sunblazer.”
The drink was made with six substances, together with: pineapple juice, lemon juice, Bacardi Ocho and even honey syrup cultivated by the FIU Beekeeping Affiliation.
“It feels so particular as a result of normally it takes plenty of time to get into the trade and break into an area like this,” stated FIU pupil Rebecca Bohigas. “And so for us to get this expertise whereas we’re college students and actually get that arms on is getting ready us for all times in the true world.”
All the proceeds from SOBEWFF goes to FIU’s Chaplin Faculty of Hospitality & Tourism Administration. To this point, the meals pageant has raised greater than $31.8 million for the varsity.