Ultrapour’s Professional 2010

Last year's winner; Sebastian Derbomez

Capturing the imagination of Australia’s bartenders in its inaugural year, Club Suntory are pleased to announce Ultrapour’s Professional bartending competition is back in full swing in 2010. Last years competition earned this accolade from Bartender Magazine “Without a doubt the inaugural Ultrapour’s Professional competition was a resounding success and one of the most professionally run competitions we’ve come across to date.” – Simon McGoram, Editor Bartender Magazine, 2009

Once again its focus is on bartenders’ skills, style and above all the professionalism which is so crucial to our industry. Ultrapour Ambassadors Matt Barnett, Mick Formosa and Dom O’Brien invited a select group of Australia’s best bartenders who embody the professional work ethic to compete for the title of Ultrapour’s Professional.

The challenge:
*Create an original cocktail
*Invite your Ultrapour Ambassador to your venue to sample your drink, your style and your

Throughout the three months from March to May, the bartenders will all be visited by a judging panel to show off their cocktail creations and hosting skill in their own venue. They will be judged on criteria assessing their complete proficiency, from cleanliness and presentation to bar skills and style. The five most professional bartenders will be selected and flown to Sydney in June to vie for the crown of Ultrapour’s Professional, winning a trip of a lifetime visiting European bars and distilleries with $1000.00
spending money.


“The most professionally run competition I have ever been involved with. ……..it cannot be faulted. ……. It was a very smooth operation with the ultimate bartender 1st prize. Can’t wait for next year. ” Tim Wastell, Finalist, 2009

Club Suntory invites you to visit our competitors and sample their drink, style and professionalism for yourself from 1 March to 31 May and send your feedback on those at the peak of our craft toclub@suntory.com.au

Club Suntory was established in 1986 as a bartending ‘fraternity’ and further developed as a result of Suntory’s commitment to the hospitality industry. As well as building long term relationships it is passionate about investing in bartenders professional skills by aiding career progression via competitions, publications and CocktailClass educational sessions. www.clubsuntory.com

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