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Are you the operator this new Gold Coast bar is looking for?

Currently coined as a ‘backwards bar’ concept, Bar Riva is ready to go and welcoming an operator. There’s options for a partner in a joint venture or to lease the premise – ideally someone with extensive experience in hospitality and cocktail/bar management that can bring in something new.

This is what the winning drinks at The Perfect Blend 2018 look like (and we’ve got the recipes)

One big focus of The Perfect Blend this year has been on sustainability. In Byron Bay, the competitors would have to not just make drinks that incorporated second-use ingredients to minimise waste whilst bringing the maximum in taste, they also received some wisdom in how to incorporate sustainability within their own lives through their early morning yoga workshop.

Perth bartender wins 2018 STARWARD Constellations Cocktail Competition

Melbourne whisky distillery STARWARD is excited to announce Perth-based bartender, Dean Buchanan, as their 2018 Constellations Cocktail Competition winner. Triumphing with his drink, the Tuber, Dean’s cocktail embraced the competition’s ‘Iconic Australian People and Place’s theme and contained STARWARD Wine Cask, Truffle Butter Cacao, porcini distillate, native thyme, and peated Amaro.