We spoke to four bartenders who know their specs to get their tips: Alex Boon from Mjolner Melbourne (and the reigning Australian Diageo World Class champ); 2018 Bartender of the Year Jenna Hemsworth; the reigning Speed Rack Australia champ, Millie Tang from The Gresham in Brisbane; and owner-bartender of the award-winning Melbourne cocktail bar, Above Board, Hayden Lambert.
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Award-winning bartender Jenna Hemsworth shares some advice on making a career in the industry, her thoughts on the ideal bar experience, the trends she wants to see this year and more.
Inside the January issue of Australian Bartender: Byrdi in Melbourne; how to live the expat life in Singapore; the drinks list at The 18th Amendment Bar; and tips for improving your bartending brain from Millie Tang, Alex Boon, Jenna Hemsworth and Hayden Lambert — and much more.
Here’s a recap of the 2019 BACARDÍ Legacy Global Cocktail Competition, and 4 tips on how to create a drink known the world over.
A panel of top talent from the drinks industry, including Julie Reiner, Yael Vengroff, Yao Lu and Ian Burrell, will decide who takes home the coveted trophy.
Here, Jenna Hemsworth talks to us about what it feels like to win BACARDÍ Legacy, and why it means so much.
We get geeky with ice, visit Port Douglas, and check in on Adelaide’s Ollie Margan at his latest bar, West at Henley. We hear from The Royal’s Stephanie Haile on training, hospitality, and career growth, and get a look at Elise Godwin’s new drinks list at Fremantle’s Strange Company.
There’s just two weeks until this year’s BACARDÍ Legacy Four Most Promising compete in the National Final for the Australian 2018/2019 BACARDÍ Legacy Global Cocktail Competition.
In 2014, Jenna Hemsworth made the Top 8 of the Bartender of the Year. In 2015, she came back with a stellar performance and placed second on the podium. And, after a year off in 2016 and a Top 16 finish in 2017, this year was her year. Ladies and gentlemen, Jenna Hemsworth is the 2018 Bartender of the Year.