Here, Folkersma talks about the support of the Darwin scene, how he prepared for the competition, and his approach to bartending.
Tag: Bartender of the Year
Having made the Top 16 rounds of the Bartender Magazine Bartender of the Year sponsored by BACARDÍ & De Kuyper in his two previous attempts, this year saw Russell land at the pointy end of the comp.
It was his second attempt at the Bartender of the Year competition sponsored by BACARDÍ & De Kuyper and the second time Jet Hauge from Isabel, Bondi has cracked the Top 8.
Damien Kos-Beckwith is the first ever bartender from Geelong to reach the lofty heights of the Top 8 in the Bartender of the Year competition sponsored by BACARDÍ & De Kuyper. Hailing from the 18th Amendment Bar, here Kos-Beckwith talks regional bars, rum and his plans for a podium finish in 2020.
Billie-Jean Bray from Lord Byron Distillery Bar in Byron Bay made the Top 8 in the 2019 Bartender of the Year competition sponsored by BACARDÍ & De Kuyper. Here she talks about confidence and her plans for 2020.
Take a look at one of the two winning recipes Alex Gondzioulis presented in the Top 8 round in front of 650 of the industry’s best at the Bartender Magazine Australian Bar Awards.
The second quiz in our series of practice quizzes is below, and it’ll give you a sense of the the kind of things you’ll be asked in the exam, but be warned: there’ll be many fewer multiple choice questions on the day.
That’s right folks, you’ve had three months to do it and now there is just a mere matter of hours before voting closes in the 19th annual Bartender Magazine Australian Bar Awards.