Who’s Up Next RVA is a fun and exciting contest to find the areas
next best mixologist and chef.

What you win?!
A trip to the Cuisine Noir Magazine’s “Behind the Business” National Conference in San Francisco, airline coverage, hotel accommodations, conference registrations, and feature in Cuisine Noir.

How It Works


Mixology

Be able to make your signature beverage with Vodka or Bourbon. We will provide the alcohol...you provide the mixers and any garnish and tools that you require. Must prepare a drink for 30 people.

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Register as a mixologist or represent a business for mixology.

Register!

Chef

We will provide a $100 gift card for purchase products. You must prepare a tapas size dish using a theme ingredient. Must prepare 30 tasting portions.

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Register as a chef or represent a local restaurant.

Register!