24 Pasadena restaurants and caterers offer food and drink samples. Admission includes tastes of the four finalist cocktail in the SIP-tember Cocktail Bracket Challenge. Old Oak Cellars winery will be tasting at the event, as well.
Restaurants offering food include: The Raymond Restaurant, Green Street Restaurant, Trattoria Neapolis, Osawa Shabu Shabu & Sushi, Celestino's Ristorante and Bar, Dickey's Barbecue Pit, California Pizza Kitchen, Maria's Italian Kitchen, Panda Catering, The Luggage Room at La Grande Orange, Kings Row Gastropub, The Westin Pasadena, Slater's 50/50, Brookside Golf Club, Bar 1886 at the Raymond, Kal's Mediterranean Bistro, POP Champagne and Dessert Bar, Pita Jungle, Japon Bistro and Eden Garden Bar and Grill.
Those attending the SIP-tember Finale and Taste of Pasadena receive tastings of the four finalists cocktails, food and drink samples from 24 of Pasadena's best restaurants. Those attending the SIP-tember FInale and Taste of Pasadena have the opportunity to vote for their favorite cocktail from among the four finalists. Pasadena's Favorite Cocktail 2014 will be named at 8:45PM.
Tickets for the SIP-tember Finale and Taste of Pasadena are $40 at the door. Advanced tickets are $30 for the general public.
MARK SCHLERETH - ESPN NFL FOOTBALL ANALYST & 3-TIME SUPER BOWL CHAMPION SHARES HIS PLAY BY PLAY FOR THE TAILGATING SEASON
Mark Schlereth currently serves as an NFL analyst on ESPN. Since joining ESPN in 2001, Mark has frequently appeared as an analyst on NFL Live, First Take, SportsCenter and ESPNews. He also appears regularly on ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike in the Morning (simulcast on ESPN2) and additional ESPN programming.