Tales of the Cocktail | There's Something Missing from Bartending Competitions

According to a 2015 survey by Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, women now comprise a majority — nearly 60% — of all working bartenders. Yet, they are still underrepresented in some of the most high profile aspects of the industry, including the competition circuits. A recent Girls with Bols study found that only a quarter of participants in international bartending competitions are women.