Calling All Mixologists! JWU + Bigelow Tea Want Your Recipes

Last year, Bigelow Tea CEO Cindi Bigelow spoke at JWU’s Providence Campus as the university’s inaugural Visiting Industry Professional (VIP), where she shared her leadership philosophy.

Now Bigelow’s company is collaborating with JWU for an exciting beverage contest. The theme is “Super Beverages” — namely, alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages that include ingredients with known healthy and/or probiotic benefits. JWU Providence students from ALL majors are invited to submit their original recipes for a flavorful and health-forward beverage — see complete rules below for all the details!

JWU and Bigelow Tea are sponsoring a beverage recipe contest.

Recipes submitted must contain Bigelow Tea from the sponsored product list and contain a minimum 1 fluid ounce for alcoholic recipes and 2 fluid ounces for spirit-free recipes.

The following teas will be available for competition use:

  • Bigelow Lemon Ginger Probiotics
  • Bigelow Chamomile Mint
  • Bigelow Orange & Spice
  • Bigelow Jasmine
  • Bigelow Pomegranate Pizzazz
  • Bigelow Ginger Peach with Turmeric
  • Bigelow Matcha Green Tea with Turmeric
  • Bigelow Wild Blueberry & Açaí
  • Bigelow Green Tea with Ginger plus Probiotics
  • Bigelow Lavender Chamomile plus Probiotics
  • Bigelow Constant Comment

Teas for recipe development can be picked up at the mixology lab in the CCCE building (Harborside) or at the College of Hospitality Management (Downcity). Contact Professor Linda Pettine at or Professor Brian VanGyzen at for more information or with any questions.

The details:

  • Deadline: January 31, 2020
  • Open to: All JWU Providence students
  • Categories: Alcoholic* or non-alcoholic
  • Theme: Health & Wellness
  • Grand Prize: Two individuals or one team of 2 will receive an all-expense-paid trip to Chicago to present at the National Restaurant Association Show in May. 

*Must be 21+ to complete in this category.

Tasting Bigelow tea.