Capital Caesar Showdown 2018 Recap

Dominique Baker at the Capital Caesar Showdown in Ottawa ON

Capital Caesar Showdown at Mulligans Golf Bar in Ottawa

A big thank you to all of the participants, judges & patrons of the 2018 Capital Caesar Showdown! We had 6 competing bars vying for the title of Ottawa’s Best Caesar and they did not disappoint.

The Umami Tsunami by Jeff Houlton of The Senate Bank Street Ottawa, ON

Umami Tsunami – Jeff Houlton – The Senate Tavern on Bank * First Place Judges Choice

  • Pinnacle Vodka
  • Motts Clamato
  • House-fermented Sriracha
  • “Samurai Sauce”
  • Wasabi & nori rim
  • Garnished with cucumber maki roll, edamame & ginger infused sake hitchhiker


Wake the Duck Up by Marc Bosse of Sur-Lie Ottawa, ON

Wake the Duck Up! – Marc Bossé – Sur-Lie Fine Food & Wine *Second Place Judges Choice

  • Duck fat infused Pinnacle Vodka
  • Papaya ghost pepper hot sauce
  • House-made worcestershire sauce
  • Fresh fennel and cumin rim
  • Garnished with duck bacon and fois gras powder


The Island Caesar by Chris Prendergast of Mulligans Golf Bar in Ottawa, ON

The Island Caesar – Chris Prendergast – Mulligans Golf Bar *Peoples Choice

  • Pineapple, burnt scotch bonnet & all-spice infused Pinnacle Vodka
  • Pineapple juice
  • Mott’s Clamato
  • Worcestershire
  • Lime juice
  • Ginger-ale molasses & jerk spice rim
  • Garnished with grilled pineapple, deep fried plantain w/ brown sugar & jerk chicken


Over 9000 by Christopher Vachon of The Clocktower Pub

It’s Over 9000! – Christopher Vachon – The Clocktower

  • Pinnacle Vodka
  • Soju
  • Clamato
  • Hoisin
  • Sriracha
  • Sate sauce
  • Pickled ginger juice
  • Togarashi (Japanese seven spice) rimmer
  • Garnished with tempura yam, Karachi chicken, pickled chilli, pickled ginger, fresh cucumber.


The Grilled Cheezer – Jeremy Gaulin – Foreign Cinema

  • Grilled Cheese infused Pinnacle Vodka
  • House-made pickled onion worcestershire
  • Fresh charred tomato
  • Clamato
  • Basil
  • Pulled pork and Zesty Dorito rim
  • Garnished with a smoked gouda grilled cheese sandwich


The Savoy Caesar by Ian Wilson of The Savoy Brasserie

The Savoy Caesar – Ian Wilson – The Savoy Brasserie

  • Pinnacle Vodka
  • Worcestershire
  • House hot sauce
  • Basil
  • Mott’s Clamato
  • Jerk seasoning rim
  • Garnished with jumbo shrimp

Capital Caesar Showdown

Which bar will create the best caesar that Ottawa has ever drank? October 23rd Ottawa sports bar, Mulligans Golf Bar, will host celebrity judges and patrons to decide!

Mulligans Golf Bar, Pinnacle Vodka & Motts Clamato present the Capital Caesar Showdown!

$4 Caesars & All-Day Brunch

Who will win the title of the best caesar in the city? Ottawa’s best local bars will be competing head to head in front of celebrity guest judges and YOU to take home the crown for showmanship and the people’s choice!

Enjoy caesars from the Andaz Ottawa ByWard Market, The SmoQue Shack, Salt Dining + Lounge, Laurier Social House, Milestones, Deacon Brodies, Mulligans Golf Bar & more!

In addition to showcasing Ottawa’s BEST caesars, we’ll be serving up brunch all day – only to be complimented by some NFL action and free golf!

For more information visit: Capital Caesar Showdown