Artisans of Taste

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Artisans of Taste

 

USE YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS TO CREATE A DIPLOMÁTICO SERVE BY USING ONLY YOUR OWN HOMEMADE INGREDIENTS WHILE YOU ARE SUSTAINABLE AND SUPPORTIVE WITH YOUR LOCAL COMMUNITY

The Challenge

The Challenge

 

Homemade ingredients

JUST AS IF YOU WERE ONE OF OUR EXPERIENCED MASTER BLENDERS,USE YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS TO CREATE YOUR OWN HOMEMADE INGREDIENTS TO USE IN YOUR DIPLOMÁTICO SERVE

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Las hierbas naturales

Sustainable

AT DIPLOMATICO DISTILLERY, WE ARE FIRMLY COMMITTED TO ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION, AND WE WANT YOU TO DO THE SAME BY APPLYING SUSTAINABLE TECHNIQUES AND INGREDIENTS IN THE CREATION OF YOUR DIPLOMÁTICO SERVE

Community

WE LOVE TO SHARE AND TAKE CARE OF THE COMMUNITIES WE ARE PART OF. SUPPORT LOCAL PRODUCERS AND ARTISANS FROM YOUR REGION BY USING THEIR PRODUCTS IN YOUR SERVE

Mechanics

Mechanics

A program of different educational activities around one of the the main three pillars of the competition is prepared in each country, either homemade techniques, sustainability in the bar, or local products.

Every bartender is more than welcome to join in the different activities, no matter you want to apply for the final or not.

Get in touch with your local Diplomático BA or representative to get more information about the dates and activities programmed in your country.

In order to be able to apply for the local final, the only requirement is that you have attended to one of the educational activities organized in your country.

Your local Diplomático contact will let you know  about the dates and all the information you will need to submit for appiying to the final.

A group of finalists will be selected in each country for the final event, where the jury will pick the

2021 Diplomático Artisan of Taste.

All the local winners will join in a trip to the Diplomático distillery to meet our family and learn more about the tradition and technique in the making process of our rums.

Also the serve from all the winners will be featured in the book "Zero waste cocktails" by Diplomático, to be published next year.

Apart from that, the winners will be invited to take part into different Diplomático activities during the next year, specially collaborating in the next edition of the Artisans of Taste.

Educational Activities

Local Finals

Winners trip

*If due to external causes, out of our hands, the trip to the distillery can not be organized under 100% safety conditions, an alternative experiential trip linked to the history and values of the brand will be organized.

 

Rules

Rules

1. To participate in the local final, you must have attended to one of the educational activities organized in your country.

2. For the creation of your serve, you are only allowed to use Diplomático Rum and Homemade Ingredients.

By Homemade ingredient we understand any ingredient you have created yourself. That does not mean you need yo make it from scratch, but at least somehow transform before using it in your cocktail, so It is not identical to how you bought it. E.g.: If you want to use vermouth in your cocktail, you do not need to make it from scratch (although you could if you wanted to). It will be fine if you just infuse it with a new ingredient, or apply any other technique that make it change from how it was when you bought it.

3. There is no limit in the number or type of ingredients you can use. The only requirement is for you to be able to replicate your cocktail in your bar and in the final, if you are selected.

4. You are not allowed to change the main concept of your serve for the final, but you could adapt it and improve the presentation.

5. The score of each participant will be the average of the marks given by the judges, according to the following criteria, in case of a draw, the judges will pick the winner.

The serve

50%

50 % of the points will be given points according to the quality and complexity of the homemade ingredients you used, the flavor and balance of the final drink, the creativity and presentation, and how well it enhances Diplomático profile.

Sustainability

20%

20% of the points will evaluate the overall sustainability of your serve, including every detail involved in the production, such as the ingredients, the techniques you used, garnish,  where it is served, etc

Community

20%

Another 20% of the total points will be given according to the use of ingredients and products  coming from local producers and artisans

Social Media

10%

A final 10% of the points will be reserved for the promotion of your serve you made on social media. we will not evaluate de amount of likes or comments, but the quality of the content you share.

*These are common  rules for all the countries participating in the program, but each country could locally apply specific rules and criteria to adapt the concept to the mechanics of the competition in the country. To have all the detailed information for your country, please contact your local brand ambassador.