Shay Chamberlain is charged with keeping things on the rails at Melbourne mainstay and cocktailing institution, Black Pearl.
Here, Alex Dahlenburg — Mjølner’s general manager — details what it looks like running the much-talked about viking-inspired eatery and bar on a typical recent day.
This being Fleming’s first foray into venue ownership, we wanted to get a handle on what a typical day looks like for him while opening a bar — and thankfully, Fleming was keen to share his experience. So below, lightly edited for clarity, is a typical day in the life of Fleming as he opens Alba Bar & Deli.
Here’s how Panama Social’s Tom Kearney spends a day keeping the drink program up to spec and maintaining a high level of service at the three month old bar.
The Monday of Sydney Bar Week is shaping up to be a huge day, and the fine folks at Tequila Herradurra have got a special long lunch planned for you at 1pm.
What’s it like to be one of the country’s most in-demand producers? Brendan and Laura Carter are the pair behind both Unico Zelo — a wine label impressing many wine-appreciating bartender — and Applewood Distillery. Here, and lightly edited for clarity, is what a typical day in the life of Brendan is like.
Alex Ross was overseeing rooftop bar Goldilock’s, two level restaurant Mr Kwok, and newly-opened cocktail bar, House of Correction — all housed in the same building. Here is Ross’ account of a typical day on the job.
Russ McFadden is Eau de Vie’s venue manager and a driving force behind the Speakeasy Group — here, McFadden describes a typical day in the life of someone running one of the world’s most awarded cocktail bars.
Sydney-based bartender Kurtis Bosley is the group bar operations manager for the Public House Management group, with a considerable Instagram — his account, @cocktailsbykurtis has a following of some 39,000 people.
What does it take to keep Black Pearl at the top of its game? Well, Nathan Beasley gives us an insight into what is a typical Thursday in Black Pearl living.
The Swillhouse group of venues are among the country’s best; here’s what’s involved a typical day for its beverage director, James Irvine.
Ryan Lane has the enviable task of running things at The Gresham, the Brisbane bar with a big selection of whiskey, and two time winner of the Bar of the Year category at the Bartender Magazine Australian Bar Awards.