Published On: Mon, Nov 15th, 2010

El Puente To Host The 2010 Brooklyn Coquito Qualifiers

Sofrito Media Group & Capicu Cultural Showcase are proud to support this wonderful cultural event.

Coquito, Cultura y Comunidad… did I mention Coquito?

El Puente and The International Coquito Federation invites you to participate on this joyous Latino holiday tradition. Come to El Puente, especially If you want to taste the best Coquito in town, you must show ID and sign a waiver. First come, first served basis. 

Special guests include Poet / Visual Artist Yubelky Rodriguez, Photographer Sandra Guzman, The Capicu Playas From Urban Latino Radio and the whole crew from Brooklyn Cupcake.

For more info visit their website at


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El Puente follows in the footsteps of nuestros amigos over at the great Broooklyn organization, UPROSE, and celebrates Puerto Rican Heritage Month by hosting the Brooklyn Qualifying Round of the 2010 NYC Coquito Masters!

WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010
TIME: 530pm – 8pm
WHERE: El Puente, 211 South 4th St. Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 11211
(Subways: J/M to Marcy Ave or L to Bedford Ave.)

The winner will go on to compete in the NYC Coquito Masters on December 18, 2010 at El Museo del Barrio! 

International Coquito Federation: 
One Sylvan Court; New York, New York 10035

Coquito Masters FAQs
How do I register my entry? 
All official registrations must be emailed to ICF President and Founder, Debbie Quinones at

Can I register at more than one qualifying round location? 
No. Any duplication will be disqualified.

How old to I have to be to compete? 
21 years old or older

How much Coquito should I bring? 
Please prepare 1 -2 gallons that will be tasted by general participants and guest judges.

What will I win? 
All entries will receive a certificate of participation and CM qualifiers winners get to compete at the finals on Dec. 19th. Prizes to be determined

Can I join the International Coquito Federation? 

Is this an annual event? 
Yes, this is the 9th year and the goal is to promote coquito.

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Entry Registration Info

YOU MUST EMAIL YOUR REGISTRATION INFO BEFORE NOV. 20, 2010. The official email address to register for the Brooklyn Qualifying Contest is 
Please bring a copy of this registration form with you to the qualifier. 

Be prepared to submit 3 gallons to be judged. All qualifier winners will be required to register for the NYC DOH On line Food Handlers Course.

Phone #:_____________________
Email: _______________________
Coquito Masters Qualifier Site: BROOKLYN – EL PUENTE

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Debbie Quinones at


El Puente To Host The 2010 Brooklyn Coquito Qualifiers