Tag: Bar Americano

Manager Profile: Bar Americano’s Hayden Lambert

Australian Bartender got to know Mr Lambert, a two-time Bartender of the Year in Ireland and who previously ran the award-winning Merchant Hotel in Belfast, through his vocal and sometimes controversial opinions on Twitter (others would say he just calls it as he sees it). When Matt Bax tapped him to head up the bar at Melbourne’s Bar Americano, he leapt at the chance. Meet the talented Mr Hayden Lambert.

Bar Awards: The Form Guide

It’s that time of year when hospitality’s best and brightest take the stage and get…

Matt Bax signs top European bartender

Bar Americano – possibly Melbourne’s smallest bar – has recently signed leading European bartender Jakob Etzold as head bartender. “Jakob joins us from Berlin’s famous Stagger Lee Bar,” said Bar Americano owner Matthew Bax…

Bar Americano

Melbourne certainly knows a thing or two about the phrase – ‘good things come in small packages’, and Bar Americano is just another example of what can be achieved within a small space if your concept and vision are spot on. This is the newest offering from Matt Bax (executive bartender & owner Der Raum, Melbourne) and like his well established and award wining cocktail bar this latest venture focuses on the finer touch, and offering an intimate experience that you might have expected in a bygone era.