We are proud to announce that Amanda won top honors at this year’s NCRLA competition! Amanda was recognized for winning Mixologist of the Year at the second annual NC Chef Showdown, part of NCRLA’s Restaurant and Lodging Expo. Some of North Carolina’s top chefs and mixologists were competing to be named NCRLA’s Chef of the Year, Pastry Chef of the Year and Mixologist of the Year. Sixteen chefs and six mixologists from across North Carolina competed. Participants were judged in front of a panel of industry professionals on the presentation and taste of the cocktails.
As a founding Board Member of CrownTown Collective, Amanda Britton is lead mixologist at uptown’s swanky eatery 204 North Kitchen & Cocktails. Originally from New Jersey, Amanda has been shaking her way through the Queen City for over 5 years now. She has a plethora of knowledge when it comes to Charlotte’s craft beer & cocktail scene and absolutely loves to experiment with a variety of ingredients to update classic mixes and bring forgotten drinks back to life.