MADE WITH LOVE – National Finals 2017-2018

May 1, 2018

Montreal get the honors at the 2017-2018 MADE WITH LOVE National Finals

Ottawa, May 1, 2018 – After a full year of competitions in 9 cities across Canada, the 17 finalists from across the country competed last night in Ottawa to win the coveted title of Best Barchef MWL in Canada. The participants delivered exciting and moving performances on stage to take up this challenge combining cocktails and music! Mission accomplished!

The finalists have redoubled their efforts for this edition to present exclusive cocktail recipes inspired by a musical piece and thus impress the judges and the 300 guests! It was therefore in a unique industrial atmosphere that the panel of judges had the hard task of tasting the finalists’ 17 cocktails and evaluating them.

Montreal is the big winner of this evening since the new National Champion of MADE WITH LOVE’s 2017-2018 tour is Isaac Bédard representing Crowd Bar and Flair in Montreal!

Here are the winners :
1. Isaac Bédard – Crowd Bar & Flair – Montréal
2. Marie-Alexe St-Cyr – Le Sam, Bistro EvolutifFairmont Le Château Frontenac
3. Leland Morrison – Clementine – Edmonton
4. Jay Doggey – Common Eatery – Ottawa
5. Harrison Lee – The Diplomat – Toronto
6. Ian Storcer – Model Citizen – Calgary 
7. Eric Romolock – Fauna Ottawa – Ottawa
8. Andrew Derksen – charbar – Calgary
9. Antoine Vendette – Barraca Rhumerie Montréal – Montréal

Winners of the team challenge:
Dylan Robert Williams – Westin Bayshore – Vancouver & Isaac Bédard – Crowd Bar and Flair – Montréal

The winners all deserve a trip to a distillery partner of the event !!

The winning recipe of Isaac Bédard:

The Harmonia

Campari – infused with chili pepper
Passion fruit juice
Pineapple Shrub
Rose water
Garnished with a pineapple leaf and a rose

Do not miss the next Regional Finals of MADE WITH LOVE in Quebec, which will take place on June 11 at Château Frontenac, in the presence of 1,500 guests! Tickets are available now via

Thank you to our precious partners of this 2017-2018 edition: 1800 Tequila / Campari / ESKA / Flor de Cana / Grand Marnier / Red BullUngava Gin /  Woodford Reserve /

For more information, please contact :
Jannick B. Duval
Head of communication

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