Marina’s Top Bartenders Compete, Proceeds Benefit The American Heart Association

SHAKE, STIR, DRINK, AND REPEAT. GUESTS CAST THEIR VOTE FOR THE BEST COCKTAIL AT CAFE DEL REY’S ROCKIN’ THE RED BAR II ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2014

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The Marina’s top bartenders compete to create the best red vodka cocktail with all event proceeds benefiting the American Heart Association in honor of American Heart Health Month

WHAT:           On Thursday, February 27, 2014 from 6-8 p.m., CAFE del REY, Marina del Rey’s iconic seaside dining destination, raises the bar with the second annual Rockin’ the Red Bar II cocktail competition in honor of Go Red for Women, a chapter of the American Heart Association. In efforts to help raise awareness about American Heart Health Month (February 2014), Tony P’s Dockside Grill, Marina Grill & Bar at the Hilton Garden, Beachside Restaurant and Bar at the Jamaica Bay Inn, Whiskey Red’s, Hal’s Bar & Grill, and the Warehouse Restaurant will join CAFE del REY to compete for the best red-hued drink featuring Tito’s Handmade Vodka and seasonal ingredients. For $40*, guests can enjoy an unlimited sampling of the contending libations and the chance to vote for their favorite cocktail of the evening. To complement the cocktails, CAFÉ del REY’S Executive Chef Chuck Abair will create a sampling of Mediterranean-inspired hors d’oeuvres such as:

·         Cobia Ceviche with tomato, bell pepper, avocado, and papaya

·         Salmon Tartare with red wine gelée and arugula

·         Eggplant Hummus with cilantro served alongside pita chips

·         Grilled Tofu with tangerine and spinach

Additional menu specials served in the main dining room for dinner service include:

·         Sea Bass with baby carrots, asparagus, sweet potatoes, and cippolini onions ($29)

·         Grilled Bison with black beans, broccolini, walnuts, and red wine sauce ($37)

WHEN:           From 6-8 p.m., Thursday, February 27, 2014

COST:            *$40 per person, excluding tax; event proceeds will be donated to the American Heart Association

WHERE:        

CAFE del REY

4451 Admiralty Way

Marina del Rey, CA 90292

310.823.6395

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