SAVE THE DATE: April 7-9, 2025

Enercare Centre, Toronto

Beyond The Rail Cocktail Competition

Leveling Up with the Art of Hospitality

The much anticipated Beyond the Rail Cocktail Competition presented by Beam Suntory is back and ready to take us on a journey of the art of hospitality with two dynamically different serves for a chance to win $5,000 in cash and prizes. 

This year's competition focuses on 'leveling up' the art of hospitality - where Canada's top bartenders will pair up in teams and tested on not only their creativity and bartending skills, but also scaling up craft cocktails for large scale events and operations without sacrificing service.

Thank you for your interest. Applications are now closed for 2024.




Congrats to our 2024 Competition Winners

  • 1st Place: Monique Godhino & Subin Heo
  • 2nd Place: Mike Dojcsak & Marian Walsh
  • 3rd Place: Kevin Barreca & Julian Manley


Amber Bruce

Bar Manager & Partner, The Keefer Bar

Kate Gerwin

Owner, Happy Accidents

Mike McLean

Program Coordinator, Mixxit Canada - Beam Suntory