The next stage of the IDEA LAB is underway with the announcement of the state finalists. Multiple grants of up to $20,000 to hospitality workers, venues or industry teams are up for grabs.
The folks at Speakeasy’s bars sure know how to wow their customers with a bit of bartending theatre and here Alissa Gabriel shows us her stuff with the Nitro Cosmo Sgroppino
Raj Nagra from BBO quotes Mike Tyson who was once the most feared man on the planet: “Fear is just like fire; it can be useful if you know how to use it. If not, you’ll get burnt.”
“In hospo we have such a big responsibility of taking care of other people’s time off especially when time has so much value.” We intoduce Sarah Proietti, Maybe Sammy newcomer.
We hear from Anneliese Grazioli from specialty tequila bar, Hot Tamale in Darwin as she takes a deep dive into all the things that make a tequila great.
Perth’s State Buildings went into overdrive during WA’s lockdown and when things opened up again in Perth they had a bunch of new venues to showcase. This included Pooles Temple, a classic late night underground bar where you can get a damn fine martini.
“Hospitality has given me so much and I just wanted to do an event where I could give a little back to our community and do something really positive for the industry,” says Ben Tua, organiser of Barchella following the announcement of Monday’s winners
Check out the taste of summer with these Bacardi Spiced summer twists from Melbourne’s Shay Chamberlain and Chelsea Catherine
“I’ve spoken with several small bar owners, who have told me that they’re seriously considering keeping the reduced capacity and increase in patrons being seated moving forward.” – Erica Richards from The Exchange talks about the positive changes some venues have seen in 2020.