Dimitri Rtshiladze, owner of Perth bar, Foxtrot Unicorn, talks about bar owners taking advantage of vulnerable staff and why its so important to prioritise your bar team
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“You should be able to trust that what you are being led to believe is in the bottle is in the bottle, whether it be vodka, gin or whisky. And I felt that the customer deserved a truly crafted spirit.” This is what inspired Desiree Whitaker to start Cardrona Distillery.
Last October we brought you the news that Perth’s Andy Freeman — award winning operator of Luxe Bar and member of this year’s Top 50 Most Influential List — was working on a new bar for Perth’s CBD, called Varnish on King. Well, they’ve now thrown open the doors and we thought we’d take a look at what’s on offer.
It seems Bob Hawke is having a bit of a renaissance in the eyes of Australian drinkers – first, by christening the Workers in Balmain, and now as a part of the Print Hall venture that took over the The West Australian newspaper’s former headquarters (and including a $2.5m wine program). Bob’s Bar is adorned with the wise words muttered by the man himself: “Any boss who sacks anyone for not turning up to work today is a bum!”
Another West Australian venue that’s a welcome addition to the Aussie bar landscape is El Publico, and it is so new the bar floor probably isn’t even dirty yet. By all accounts however, they are serving up some sensational treats and welcoming in the locals.