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Roof on theWit is shaking up Chinese New Year
January 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm$25
Roof on theWit is shaking up Chinese New Year
Roof on theWit is shaking up the Chinese New Year with their 6th annual Cocktail mix-off benefitting cancer research. One of Chicago’s hottest rooftop bars is hosting a cocktail mix-off, this year giving back to those affected by breast cancer
ROOF on theWit, the freshly renovated downtown rooftop bar and restaurant, located 27 stories above it all, at theWit Hotel, 201 N. State Street, is raising their glass to mixology with their 6th Annual Cocktail Mix-Off on Sunday, January 26th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Enjoy an elevated view that only ROOF on theWIT can provide while Chicago’s finest bar and beverage minds compete to create the best Chinese New Year themed cocktail. This year, ROOF on theWit has made sure that this event isn’t just about competition, and will be making a charitable donation to Speed Rack, an organization designed to highlight up-and-coming women in the cocktail industry and give back to individuals impacted by breast cancer.
ROOF on theWit is celebrating the art of cocktail-making and invites attendants to aid in judging the best cocktails Chicago has to offer. With an esteemed panel of judges choosing the Best Overall Cocktail and Best Display, attendants are asked to join in on the fun to determine the champion of the Crowd Favorite cocktail. But there’s a twist. Each competitor, from various award-winning bars in Chicago including Drumbar, Maple & Ash, MoneyGun, Moxy, Legacy Hospitality, The Northcott Liquorette, The Swill Inn, Torchio Pasta Bar, Z-Bar, and of course, ROOF on theWit, will be randomly assigned a liquor for their own unique cocktail. As the competition heats up, attendants can whet their appetites with the plethora of delicious sweet and savory passed bites, and try their luck at a chance to win prizes throughout the evening with a special raffle, all while enjoying ROOF on theWit’s live entertainment.
Proceeds from the event will benefit Speed Rack. Speed Rack aims to shine a spotlight on female mixologists behind bars around the country; and while they are at it, raise money for breast cancer research, education, and prevention. To date, Speed Rack has raised over $1,000,000 for charities supporting breast cancer research.
The 6th Annual Cocktail Mix-Off at ROOF on theWit is the “neat” event this winter, where attendants can sample the finest cocktails in all of Chicago. Tickets are only $25 and can be purchased on Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cocktail-mix-off-tickets-88520486157?aff=PR. Visit www.ROOFMIXOFF.com for more information.
Regular hours of operation are Tuesday – Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m., Saturday from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m., Sunday and Monday: Closed. ROOF on theWit is typically closed on Sundays, but will be open to the public for the Cocktail Mix-Off on January 26th, for those with a ticket. To join theWit’s mailing list to keep up-to-date of upcoming events or for additional information and reservations, please visit www.roofonthewit.com or call 312.239.9502.
About ROOF on theWit
A glamorous escape set 27 stories above the hustle and bustle of the vibrant city streets, ROOF on theWit has proven itself as the premier rooftop destination in Chicago. With breathtaking, panoramic skyline views, ROOF on theWit has earned international praise for its stunning design, private event spaces and entertainment programming. Rated one of the “Top 3 Rooftop Bars in the World” by Travel+Leisure, and the “2018 Hotel Bar of the Year” by Nightclub + Bar Awards, and a member of Chicago Loop Alliance and the Magnificent Mie Association, ROOF continues to excite guests with their recent unveiling of The Gallery, boasting a spectacular Artisan Wall, complete with compelling digital art, a dazzling 40-foot golden bar, and a sophisticated remodel of their Patio. The 7,000-square-foot indoor/outdoor venue features a retractable ROOF and a space that is climate controlled, making the destination accessible all year-round. In addition to sweeping views of Millennium Park, the Chicago River and architectural icons, guests can enjoy floor-to-ceiling windows and a 27th floor restaurant featuring savory dishes infusing the flavors from Spain and the surrounding spice-bearing regions as well as handcrafted cocktails and fine and rare spirits. Anything that happens in Chicago, happens on ROOF, thanks to theWit’s many ongoing partnerships with the Chicago Bears, the Chicago Theatre, Navy Pier, the Millennium Park Ice Rink, Shedd Aquarium, and Choose Chicago.