The Perfect Purée of Napa Valley announced today the kick-off to the “Flavor Your Way” cocktail contest for bartenders across the United States. The enter-to-win contest offers one lucky winner a $5,000 cash prize plus national exposure in Chilled Magazine and The Perfect Purée of Napa Valley’s website.

The online contest is open to all bar industry professionals and there is no purchase necessary to enter. Entrants simply order complimentary samples of The Perfect Purée at, mix up a masterpiece, and submit a recipe and photo by midnight September14, 2014.

The Perfect Purée of Napa Valley will select one winner with a panel of judges. Contestants will be judged on four criteria:

Ease of execution
Creativity of cocktail name and ingredients
Aesthetics and presentation

All recipes must use one of The Perfect Purée flavors. Entries will be reviewed upon submission and narrowed down to 20 semi-finalists on September 15, followed by five final contestants chosen on October 1. Final judging will occur by October 15 when a well-known mixologist will re-create the five finalists’ cocktails for the judging panel.

The Perfect Purée of Napa Valley perfects the art of flavor for chefs and bar artists. They indulge their culinary passions with fresh fruit bases and innovative blends. Their products elevate menus and expand culinary boundaries, allowing every dish to become a masterpiece and every glass a liquid canvas.

In addition to beverages, the gourmet purees, specialties and zests, make the perfect addition to desserts and savory sauces. The flavors are natural and frozen at the peak of freshness, containing no artificial additives, preservatives or sweeteners. All flavors can be frozen for up to 24 months and when thawed last in the refrigerator for 7-10 days for the purees, specialties and zests or up to 21 days refrigerated for the blends. For more information, please visit or call 800-556-3707.