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    Highlights from the 2013 World Bartender Championship

    Congratulations again to our winner, Andy Hool of Canton, Michigan - the World's Greatest Bartender.

    Andy Hool - World's Greatest Bartender

    The competition was fierce among 12 of the world's best bartenders. Andy Hool took home top honors and the World's greatest bartender title on February 27th in Dallas.
    Andy Hool - World's Greatest Bartender

    2013 WBC Competitors

    Get a sneak peek at the competition.

    Highlights from the 2012 World Bartender Championship

    The best bartenders in the world gathered in Dallas, Texas to prove they’ve got what it takes. Ten came, only one can win…..

    Behind the Bar
    2014 World Bartending Championship


    From nearly 10,000 to a lucky few, the 2014 World Bartending Championship is well under way. Regional winners are moving into the Divisional phase, which will select the top bartenders who will represent at the Finals in 2015.

    Upcoming Divisional Competitions will take place on: October 8, 2014 in Pensacola, FL, Addison, TX, and McLean, VA and October 9, 2014 in Rosemead, CA, Syracuse, NY and Everett. MA. Contact each location for more details.

    The Bar

    From its beginning as the first singles bar in America, T.G.I. Friday’s® has grown to an international destination where unique drinks and fun times are always served.


    Fan Favorite

    The people have spoken and the 2013 Fan Favorite Bartender has been named. Congratulations, Jessica Myers of Binghamton, NY.

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    More than 10,000 bartenders from the almost 1,000 TGI Fridays around the world competed in 2012, but only one took home the title. Congratulations Hiroyuki “Mark” Yamada, you are the World’s Greatest Bartender. Cheers to you!  

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    Upcoming Events

    The World Bartender Championship finals will take place on February 27, 2014 in Dallas, TX.
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