Understanding the alchemy of how each simple to complex ingredient works together from the flavors to the aromas. Our First Friday Cocktail Roundtable Series brings together top bartenders in the region that truly understand the craft, to compete in mixing innovative, one-off cocktails using top-tier spirits.
First Friday Libations
Join us every first Friday of the month to experience the sights, smells, and flavors of the world’s best spirits, craft cocktails and vote for your favorite to move to our finale, and featured as Cocktail of the Year!
It will be a Spirited Room at Vidrio, every first Friday from 6 to 10pm as we welcome guest bartenders from the Triangle and beyond to join us in this friendly competition.
Friday, February 1st
Vidrio Bartender Alex Bridges
Guest bartender Matthew Bettinger of C. Grace, SideBar and Empress Room
Friday, March 1st
Vidrio Bartender Natalie Cox
Guest bartender Sean Umstead of Kingfisher in Durham
Friday, April 5th
Vidrio Bartender Josh Bellingrath
Guest bartender Mara Sudol of Tazza Kitchen
Friday, May 3rd
Vidrio Bartender Amanda Dzengeleski
Guest Bartender: Chris Brennan, Plates Neighborhood Kitchen
Friday, June 7th
Vidrio Bartender Matt Gloth
Guest Bartender: Rolando “Rolo” Pettigrew, Crafted + Sir Winston