Latvian bartenders to clash in Monin Cup Latvia 2023 cocktail competition!

On 7 September, the Monin Cup Latvia 2023 cocktail competition will take place on the GEMOSS anniversary stage at Riga Food 2023. This year’s theme is ‘Sharing the Unforgettable’.

The challenge of Monin Cup Latvia 2023 is to craft a cocktail experience that you can share through all your senses: the cocktail’s recipe must tell of the bartender’s vision of the world.

Latvian bartenders invited to apply
The MONIN team invites Latvian bartenders to join Monin Cup Latvia 2023 and showcase their talents on an international stage: ‘We encourage our contestant to use their creativity, skills, passion, and ingenuity, and make unforgettable cocktails for the jury!’
Participants must be at least 18 years old, and one can submit their applications via an online application form by 1 September:
For the rules of the competition, see:

The winner will get an all-expenses-paid trip to Bar Convent Berlin on 9-10 October and the Bartenders Dairy special event by MONIN. Second place will come with a GEMOSS gift certificate worth 150 euros, and the 3rd prize winner will get a 100-euro gift certificate.

Support your top contestant in person!
Everyone is welcome to attend the event in person and root for their favourites on the GEMOSS anniversary stage at Riga Food 2023, on 7 September, at 12:00 to 16:00. For a detailed event schedule of Riga Food 2023, see:

The Monin Cup Latvia 2023 cocktail competition is organised by GEMOSS and MONIN Latvija in conjunction with the Latvian Bartender Federation and Riga Food.