Chandigarh, January 18, 2019-The day concluded with a spirited Cocktail Competition “Intoxication 2019” which was amongst the third year students of the reputed Hotel Management college in the city – “Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Hotel Management”. The event was a spectacular platform for the students to showcase their enterprising and inventive Bartending skills.

A preliminary test was conducted out of which top five students got shortlisted for the competition. The event involved making of two cocktails, the first one being a Classic Cocktail and the second one was an Innovative Cocktail (on the basis of student’s creativity). Mr.TK Razdan, Principal, Chandigarh Institute of Hotel Management Sector 42, and Mr. Ravinder Saini, Govt. Model Senior Secondary school, Sector 10 Chandigarh graced the occasion by their esteemed presence as judges for the event. “Cocktails are society’s most enduring invention. I have always believed that the cocktail is the mirror impression of the barmen’s ideology and henceforth cocktail making itself means creativity,” said one of the judges. Many cocktails were prepared by the students like Blue Lagoon, Whisky Sour, Chai pe Charcha on a Saturday Night, Tequila Sunrise, Sidecar, White Lady, Tranquility, Spellbound. All the cocktails were judged upon some basic parameters like taste, flavour, aroma, neatness of work etc. The winners of this fantastic event were declared as:

1st Position - Tanya Mehrotra

2nd Position - Lalit Chauhan

3rd Position - Achyut Mehra

“Passion is one great force that unleashes creativity, because if you're passionate about something, then you're more willing to take risks. The college has always celebrated the event in a splendid way, observing and encouraging the young bartenders from the college to follow their passion.” said Mr. Arvind Varma, Principal in-charge, AIHM Chandigarh.