Engineer by day, mixologist by night — at least it would seem so. Michael Cudnik of Canal Fulton is this year’s About magazine’s Signature Drink winner. His drink — a root beer float with a twist — wowed the judges of the annual drink competition held at Tozzi’s Downtown.
A love of art is the reason behind the creation of the winning drink in the annual About magazine Signature Drink Competition. Neil Carpathios of Massillon wanted to honor artist Paul Gauguin with his drink, a tropical French margarita aptly named The Gauguin.
Talk about inspiration. This issue features some of Stark County’s best living spaces, from a French kitchen to an English library to a Tuscan wine retreat to a great room in a log home. All are different — and spectacular.
The second annual About magazine Signature Drink Competition yielded many enticing entries this year. Five recipes were chosen as finalists. Those drinks were prepared based on the entrant’s directions by a neutral bartender for tasting by a panel of judges.