Totally rad photos from the Great Orlando Cocktail Party at Celine


Last Friday, Orlando Weekly hosted The Great Orlando Cocktail Party at Celine Orlando! The 80’s themed throw down featured Orlando’s greatest bartenders who competed for first place by creating signature cocktails with Old St. Pete Liquor and Banyan Reserve Vodka!

Congratulations to our winner Ali Trowell of The Stubborn Mule and all of the additional participating restaurants and bars including Derek Blose of Rusteak, Nadine Rodriguez of Susuru, Dan Lynch of Lil Indies, Eric Solomon of Aku Aku, Eric Solomon of Frosty’s, Connor Brantley of M Lounge, Adyna Paris of Ivanhoe Craft Bar & Packy, Andretti Karting, Anisa of Joysticks Lounge and Retro Bar, Victor Wilder of Bar Louie, and Jeremy Kazmier of The Matador.

Thank you to all of our participating sponsors including Old St. Pete, ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, Brew Hub, Andretti, and Banyan Reserve.

A special thank you to our restaurant sponsors Manzano’s (their new Winter Park location), Sweet 12 Cupcakes, Vinny & Korey’s, John & Sherley’s Catering and Cornerstone Pizza. Thank you to our participating vendors, Kick Bright Buttons and Glitter Goddess Hair. And as always, thank you toSmilin' Dan and Korndog Karaoke for our entertainment!

September 28, 2018 | Photos by Holly Whelden Carpenter