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#MustWatch: Bartenders compete for a ticket to Paris

Last updated on: September 23, 2016 18:04 IST
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India's young bartenders are getting ready to take on the world. Scroll down to find out how!

IMAGE: Contestant Rakesh Mulick makes a winning drink at the zonal round of the Monin Cup held in Mumbai. All photographs: Actimedia Pvt Ltd

The Monin Cup is an international level bartending event attended by professional and aspiring bartenders from around the world.

It was started in 2010 with the aim of promoting young talent from across the world.

Over a series of competitive events, one contestant from each country is selected to represent at the global event.

This year, the India leg started with zonal rounds in Bangalore, followed by Mumbai and Pune. The fourth round will be held in Gurgaon on October 4. 

The zonal finalists will compete in the national finale which will be held at a venue in Gurgaon on October 7.

One winner will represent India at the global event to be held in Paris in December 2016.

IMAGE: Tanvi Joshi who works at Drinq, a bartending company shows off her mixing skills.

Of the twenty participants who contested at the Mumbai event, Tanvi Joshi, Pratik Pawar and Rakesh Moulik were adjudged winners.

IMAGE: The winners -- Rakesh, Pratik and Tanvi pose with their certificates.

Take a look at this video to find out how Tanvi works her magic. Video by Afsar Dayatar/Rediff.com

Watch how Rakesh Mulick stirs up a winning combination. Video by Afsar Dayatar/Rediff.com

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