Hundreds of guests and community members to taste creative cocktails from top culinary talent in the region, experience live performances and vote for a winner!

Casino Cocktail Competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, King of Prussia, PA (October 11, 2018) – Valley Forge Casino Resort has partnered with Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Center to host a Holiday Cocktail Competition, benefitting Toys for Tots. On Thursday, November 15, the region’s top restaurants and bars are invited to showcase their bartending skills while creating fun and inventive holiday-themed drinks for guests.

“We’re excited to bring the community together for this one-night-only experience featuring cocktail creations from some of the top restaurants in the area hoping to win the final vote from both the judges and the guests,” said Dave Zerfing, General Manager for Valley Forge Casino Resort.

Participating local restaurants include, Revolution Chop House, Mistral, Founding Farmers, Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar, Davio’s, Savona, Five Saints Distilling and Conshy Girls Catering.

Each restaurant will be spotlighted as they compete and are judged by a panel of local influencers and community members including Greg Waks of Upper Merion Township, Eric Goldstein of King of Prussia District and on-air personality, Marilyn Russell of WOGL. Judging will be based on key components including recipe and ingredients, showmanship and presentation and taste. The winner will receive an exclusive gift, trophy and of course, bragging rights!  Additionally, a second winner will be announced based on a final guest “people’s choice” vote at the end of the night.

The evening will feature live music and food specials for purchase including, turkey wraps, cheese platters, chilled crab dip and crostini’s and more.

Tickets are available for $5 with all proceeds going to Toys for Tots. Guests are encouraged to bring unwrapped gifts which will also be donated to the organization, which distributes toys to children whose parents cannot afford to buy them gifts for Christmas. The event will take place at The Venue, located in Valley Forge Casino Resort from 6p.m.-8p.m. Attendees must be 21+.

Tickets for the holiday cocktail competition can be purchased on



As the region’s only full-amenity gaming resort, Valley Forge Casino Resort features a 40,000 square-foot gaming floor with 600 slot machines and 50 table games, plus 100,000 square feet of meeting, conference and banquet facilities and two luxury hotel towers. The Radisson Tower has 483 recently remodeled rooms while the Casino Tower offers 150 completely renovated rooms in the heart of the action. The property also presents eight dining options, live entertainment and an exciting nightlife scene. Every Valley Forge employee is dedicated to a culture of impeccable service that is conceived, nurtured and supported by the theme “The House Is Yours.” This unique hospitality experience is located conveniently on the Main Line, just two miles from the King of Prussia Mall and easily accessible from Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Turnpike. For more information, visit, on Facebook and Twitter (@VFCasinoResort). Valley Forge Casino Resort is a property of Boyd Gaming. Founded in 1975, Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) is a leading geographically diversified operator of 25 gaming entertainment properties in eight states. With one of the most experienced leadership teams in the casino industry, Boyd Gaming prides itself on offering its guests an outstanding entertainment experience, delivered with unwavering attention to customer service.  For additional Company information and press releases, visit    


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The Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board (VFTCB) is a nonprofit, membership-based sales and marketing organization that actively promotes Valley Forge and Montgomery County, PA as a convention site and leisure visitor destination by encouraging patronage of its 500+ member hotels, restaurants, attractions, and services. The award-winning website links visitors, meeting planners, tour operators, and residents to a diverse portfolio of brands focused on reasons to visit the region.