Taking over multiple cocktail lists, bartender training and relaunching a venue is no easy task. For reigning Australian Bartender of the Year, Alex ‘Gondz’ Gondzioulis, the new challenge has arrived, stepping into the Group Bar Manager role at Liquid & Larder.
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Liquid & Larder’s Group Bar Manager will be on service across the venues to lead the way to ensure all guests are enjoying world class drinks. “The role isn’t just about making great drinks but more importantly it’s setting high standards and helping your team achieve them” said Dean Simpson, Group Operations Manager.
“After the 2000s renaissance of classic cocktails, every dedicated, arm-banded bartender was making their own bitters before it got weird to do so. If you can’t do it better for cheaper, right? Jokes aside, homemade bitters and a demand for all types of new flavours have led to some incredibly creative new drinks…” Jono Carr
The Gidley’s Jonothan Carr pulled together this drink from their menu, the Gilded Highball: rye whiskey, Dom Benedictine, and cereal milk whey.
Jonothan Carr, the group bars manager behind Sydney’s Liquid & Larder group, shares how he approaches his role and what makes a good cocktail list.
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.
The latest venue from the Liquid & Larder group, The Gidley, has opened in a basement on the corner of King and Elizabeth Streets in the Sydney CBD.
There’s a new venue on the way from the Liquid & Larder group; The Gidley will open in a basement on the corner of King and Elizabeth Streets in the Sydney CBD in November.