Battle of the Bartenders Winner

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And we have a winner!

It was a close competition, but the winner of our #WorldBartenderDay Battle of the Bartenders is Summer from Copper Canyon Grill Silver Spring! Summer mixed up a refreshing and beautiful tequila cocktail called the Ancho Average Anejo to wow the crowd & take home the prize. Didn’t make it to the battle? Summer’s winning cocktail will be featured at all locations for the month of March, so come on by!

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A great time was had by all, with four of our bartenders presenting unique and delicious cocktails:

  • Diablo Verde by Jon
  • Ancho Average Anejo by Summer
  • Jalapeño Thyme Diablo by Paul
  • Bloody Maria by Greg

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Big thanks to everyone who joined us for the festivities, and to our wonderful bartenders and staff members for participating! Try Summer’s winning drink at any location in the month of March – and if you’re an out-of-town friend, see the recipe below to make at home! Cheers!

Ancho Average Anejo:

1 & 1/4 oz Milagro Anejo Tequila

1/4 oz Blood Orange Liqueur

3/4 oz Ancho Chile Liqueur

Half an orange, squeezed

1 dash orange bitters

1/4 oz Agave nectar

Shake & strain into glass. Salt rim with orange peel for garnish. Enjoy!

 

 

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Battle of the Bartenders

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The Battle of the Bartenders is here! The Stanford Grill bartenders have challenged the Copper Canyon Grill bartenders to a battle for the best tequila cocktail and you’re invited to see the showdown!

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What better day to start the battle than on World Bartender Day? It’s all going down on February 24th at 6:30pm at Stanford Grill Rockville in the bar. With $5 drinks, free appetizers, and a bonus $10 loaded on all Woodfire Club member cards, it’s going to be a great time! Whether you’re a loyal Copper Canyon fan or you swear by the Stanford Grill bartenders, everybody wins at The Battle of the Bartenders.

Who are you pulling for? Who will shake up the best tequila cocktail? Time will tell!

Love Your Heart

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Yes, you can treat yourself and still ‪#‎LoveYourHeart‬! February is American Heart Month and we have partnered with Adventist HealthCare to bring you a Heart Healthy menu to help you love your your heart. All this month, join us at our Gaithersburg and Silver Spring locations to try light, fresh plates like our Seared Ahi Tuna Salad with fresh field greens, mango, avocado, red peppers, and red onions with honey sesame vinaigrette on the side and pickled ginger and wasabi for garnish.

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Our Heart Healthy menu has classic Copper Canyon Grill dishes like our famous Wood-Fired Rotisserie Chicken as well as new favorites like our Santa Fe Chicken Soup ladled over southwestern flavored basmati rice and loaded with vegetables, including zucchini, beef steak tomato, avocado and fresh cilantro with a squeeze of fresh lime. This full-flavored soup will warm you right up on these cold evenings!

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Our Heart Healthy menu even includes dessert! Finish your meal with our beautiful and naturally delicious option: Seasonal Fruit & Panna Cotta with chef selection of seasonal fruits & berries, lightly sweetened with agave syrup & accompanied by a non-dairy coconut milk custard.

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Adventist HealthCare is even giving away $50 gift cards to help cover the tab when you take their FREE Heart Risk Assessment in February! Learn more about how we’re partnering with Adventist HealthCare to help you love your heart & how you can win: http://bit.ly/LoveYourHeartCCG