Meet the About Signature Drink Competition Judges

Judging for the second annual About Signature Drink Competition is set to take place soon and the winner will be featured next issue.

Judging for the second annual About Signature Drink Competition is set to take place soon and the winner will be featured next issue.

chuckNAME: Chuck Schuster
RESIDES: Meyers Lake
OCCUPATION: Event manager,The Canton Club Event Center
FAVORITE DRINK (ALCOHOLIC): Anything vodka-based
FAVORITE DRINK (NON-ALCOHOLIC): Diet coke
OWN SIGNATURE DRINK? Lou Darrow’s Hard Lemonade, invented by Lou while tailgating at a Browns game

janNAME: Jan Leo
RESIDES: Canton
OCCUPATION: Administrative assistant, wine buyer for Oakwood Wine and Spirits
FAVORITE DRINK (ALCOHOLIC): Gin and tonic
FAVORITE DRINK (NON-ALCOHOLIC): Water
OWN SIGNATURE DRINK? No

kevinNAME: Kevin Kampman
RESIDES: North Canton
OCCUPATION: Publisher,The Repository
FAVORITE DRINK (ALCOHOLIC): Jack and Diet Coke
FAVORITE DRINK (NON-ALCOHOLIC): Jack-less Diet Coke
OWN SIGNATURE DRINK? No

jenniferNAME: Jennifer Mastroianni
RESIDES: Alliance
OCCUPATION: Food writer,The Repository
FAVORITE DRINK (ALCOHOLIC): Martinis, as long as they are not too sweet.
FAVORITE DRINK (NON-ALCOHOLIC): Blueberry smoothie
OWN SIGNATURE DRINK? Bloody Mary…the key to it is a good mix (I like Mrs. T’s). For a kick, I add a little wasabi or horseradish to the top, then garnish with celery or pickled asparagus.