New York, 2011 Jun 12th
On Sunday, June 12, 2011 LUPEC NYC President Lynnette Marrero and Ivy Mix hosted the inaugural Speed Rack event and took over the Astor Center in New York City.
The ladies were joined by industry celebrity judges Dale Degroff, Julie Reiner, Audrey Saunders, and Time Out New York's Food and Drink Editor Jordana Rothman.
The event was the first competition of it's kind, pitting women from some of the best bars in the country against one another in a competition of speed and accuracy. At the end of 7 fierce match ups, the very first Miss Speed Rack was crowned.
Photos provided by Ciprian Tutu
Full List of Competitors:
Eryn Reece - Mayahuel
Karin Jarmin - Dutch Kills/Weather up tribeca
Franky Marshall - Clover Club
Kelley Slagle - Cocktail Kingdom
Yael Vengoff - Painkiller/Maison Premiere
Lulu Martinez - Painkiller
Ashley greene - Freemans
Alaska McFadden - Weather up Tribeca
Tonia Guffey - Flatiron/Lani Kai/ Dram
Yana Volfson - Freemans/Peels
Abigail Gullo - Fort Defiance
Natasha David - Maison Premiere
Natalie Jacob - Clover Club/lani Kai
Beate Kiser - Beauty and Essex
Lucinda Sterling- Milk and Honey