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ZaZa Cocktail Showdown
Bartenders and fans smile for the camera. Photo by Jacob Power
ZaZa Cocktail Showdown Christina Moria, Garrett Vergoon, Kimberley Hendrick
Christina Moria, Garret Vergoon, and Kimberley Hendrick. Photo by Jacob Power
ZaZa Cocktail Showdown Arturo Jimenez, Ryan Perry, Zach Churbok, Patrick Abalos, Jonathan Gallardo
Competitors Arturo Jimenez, Ryan Perry, Zach Churbok, Patrick Abalos, and Jonathan Gallardo. Photo by Jacob Power
ZaZa Cocktail Showdown Robby Cook Steven Devadanam Megha Tejpal Jacob Weaver
Judges Robby Cook, Steven Devadanam, and Megha Tejpal share a toast with ZaZa chef Jacob Weaver. Photo by Jacob Power
ZaZa Cocktail Showdown Casandra Hernandez, Roel Garza
Casandra Hernandez and Roel Garza. Photo by Jacob Power
ZaZa Cocktail Showdown Lauren Casey, Jack Merino
Lauren Casey and Jack Merino. Photo by Jacob Power
ZaZa Cocktail Showdown Jahmal Clemons, Carmen Carey
Jahmal Clemons and Carmen Carey. Photo by Jacob Power
ZaZa Cocktail Showdown Shawn Kesterson, Mayra Isais, Colin Eddington, Mariela Eddington
Shawn Kesterson, Mayra Isais, Colin and Mariela Eddington. Photo by Jacob Power
ZaZa Cocktail Showdown Arturo Jimenez
Arturo Jimenez prepares his winning cocktail. Photo by Jacob Power
El Navegente cocktail
Arturo Jimenez's winning cocktail, the El Navegente. Photo by Jacob Power
ZaZa Cocktail Showdown watermelon bites
Watermelon bites offered refreshment.  Photo by Jacob Power