Over the last few weeks, the panel of judges have been working overtime to narrow down the 300 entries received from bartenders from all corners of Australia & New Zealand. After a grueling blind judging process, the following exceptional finalists have been selected from each state.
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Most competitions are ultimately about the drink, the presentation, and the showmanship. The Perfect Blend is about supporting one another, education, career & self-development.
No matter your level of experience, if you’re brand new to bartending, or been in the industry for a while, we welcome and invite everyone to take part!
Before the print edition of the mag hits your bars, we are announcing a category each day. And today, it’s one of the most coveted awards each year – the Rookie of the Year, proudly sponsored by The Blend.
Following two ‘sip’cessful Bar of Smithery events, the team are diving deeper into the swan pond, inviting Blend members nationally to win ONE OF FIVE PRIZES, made-up of VIP TRIPS to a Sipsmith Swanhouse in Sydney.
For one night only The Blend will be providing all the bourbon, bingo balls, bites and the full Brand Ambassador team under one roof at NOLA, Sydney to make some noise, unveil prizes and give you an event to remember!
The IDEA LAB win helped Samuel Hannan from Mayfair Lounge to purchase a cryovac machine, sous-vide, dehydrators, and an induction hotplate. “It has allowed me to expand my repertoire both technically and creatively,” Hannan says.
Are you part of the Hospitality industry and looking for a program further develop yourself in your career or even personally, or maybe you’re a venue owner and looking for ways to further support your team members building their skills, confidence and the community!
The Scholarship is a program setting up hospitality professionals for their future. That combination of ‘hospo’ skill and knowledge gained beyond the bar is exactly what The Scholarship from The Blend is all about.
Depending on which state you’re in – this coming Sunday or Monday, The Blend are collaborating with Jim Beam to host some refreshing drinks and giveaways in the welcoming arms of their Brand Ambassadors.