This award pays tribute to someone who has made a marked difference to the bar industry through their passion and dedication, and who has had an outsized, positive effect on the industry. This year’s recipient is Martin Lange, a Brisbane bar operator who has been in the hospitality industry for more than two decades.
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Martin Lange talks about the nightmare that it was to transform Cobbler, Death & Taxes and Savile Row from walk-ins-only bar, to bookings-only bars during the relaxations on the lockdown at the beginning of June
“The first week, or the first two weeks [that bars are open], everyone’s going to get pretty slammed,” says Brisbane bar owner Martin Lange. “But then after the second week people are going to say, ‘I have no money.'”
Martin Lange has four Brisbane venues under his watchful eye right now, Death & Taxes, Savile Row, Cobbler, and Finney Isles, with plans for another in the works.
Talk about doing every job in the industry. Here, bar manager Joseph Chisholm tells us — in his own inimitable way — about his career thus far.
Kayla Reid. She runs the show at Savile Row, the Fortitude Valley bar that was awarded the 2018 Best Bartenders Bar title (and is owned by Martin Lange), and has been making quite the name for herself in the process. Here, she talks about her journey so far, and some of the challenges she’s faced.
Martin Lange opened new Brisbane bar, Death & Taxes, late last week, and we’ve got some images — and a look at the killer new cocktail menu — here.
Award-winning operator Martin Lange will open new Brisbane Bar Death & Taxes in 2019 — here’s what you can expect from the fourth bar in his stable.