San Jose Craft Cocktail Challenge

March 13, 2015
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The Fairmont San Jose is proud to announce the 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 located inside the Fairmont San Jose.

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 and are available at

One hundred percent of all event proceeds 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.

In addition to the San Jose Craft Cocktail Challenge, and extensive internal fundraising efforts including a beverage container recycling program initiated by the hotels Sustainability Committee, the hotel will host several fundraising activities throughout the campaign. On Sunday, February 22, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., the hotel will host a ZUMBA® Fundraising Event and raffle. Tickets are $25 at the door. Raffle items include local sporting event tickets, hotel accommodations at California Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and more.

On February 27, starting at 7 p.m. in The Fountain Restaurant, the hotel will host the February Wine & Dine with Our Chefs Dinner Series. A Valentine’s Day inspired meal will be paired with award-winning Champagnes. A portion of dinner ticket sales and all proceeds from a silent auction will benefit the Million Dollar Mission. For additional information or to make a dinner reservation, call 408-998-3974.

Date: March 13, 2015 5:00 PM-7:00 PM

Location: Club Regent | 170 South Market Street , San Jose, CA

Admission: Tickets are $20 at the door.

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