Tag: Michael Delany-Korabelnikova

Open your own bar!

Every bartender worth his tips has at some point thought about opening their own bar – be it a cocktail bar, dive bar or gin joint, the urge to open something you can call your own is often what keeps us going through all the late nights, double shifts and vomiting drunks (the tequila helps, too).

Operator Profile: Michael Delany-Korabelnikova

He’s Melbourne’s King of Cool and the man behind some of the country’s hottest venues. We caught up with this year’s Bartender Magazine Australian Bar Awards Outstanding Contribution winner.

Bar Profile – The Bottom End

“We’re at the bottom end of Melbourne’s CBD,” Delany explained to Bartender when asked about the name. “Peter Iwaniuk owns the site and has operated nightclubs, restaurants and bars in Melbourne for over 30 years,” he continues. “He is a tireless advocate of the hospitality industry.” Delany is the venue’s creative director and has once again brought his flamboyant touch to the space, renovating and reinvigorating the interior to bring Melbourne a seriously serious nightclub.

Delany Strikes Again

Michael Delany Korabelnikova has launched The Bottom End in Melbourne which he describes as, “a hybrid venue pulling together disco, diner, cocktail bar and pub [all] at the dark end of Melbourne’s CBD.”

2nd to 9th Place Most Influential List Interviews

The Most Influential List is a celebrated biennial industry initiative launched by Australian Bartender magazine in 2009 that aims to showcase the home-grown talent that makes the Australian bar scene what it is today – a thriving and developing culture, full of creative and passionate people that work hard for you.

Bartender Magazine’s Most Influential List Top 10!

The Top 10 for the Bartender Magazine Most Influential List was announced last night at a sensational celebration held at one of Sydney’s newest and trendiest venues – The Norfolk Hotel in Surry Hills. The pub was packed out with a huge range of industry personalities for the highly anticipated announcement.