Bulletin Place has been a breath of fresh air in the Sydney CBD thanks to the focus on fresh produce — their five strong list of cocktails is determined by what is the best fruit at the market each day. It’s an approach that chefs have taken for some time, as bartender and co-owner Tim Philips will tell you.
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We stopped by new Sydney bar, Bulletin Place, to catch up with bartender and co-owner Tim Philips — whom you may have heard of — and asked him about what makes a good cocktail list.
Around the nation bartenders have their heads buried in books, their noses stuffed in tasting glasses, and hands busy at work whipping up new concoctions for the Bartender Magazine Bartender of the Year Competition sponsored by Ketel One.
Australia’s most coveted bartending title is gearing up for another round in 2012. The Bartender Magazine Bartender of the Year Competition sponsored by Ketel One is aimed at discovering and celebrating Australia’s top bartending talent – and if you’re a bartender you can get involved.
Tim Philips, bar manager at what is one of Australia’s most exclusive locations – Ivy’s Level 6 – has hit a bit of a green patch when it comes to competition success. Over the past few years he has claimed the 2009 CLASS UK Bartender of the Year, 2011 Diageo’s World Class Australia Bartender of the Year and more recently claimed the crown of Bartender magazine Bartender of the Year at this year’s Australian Bar Awards. We decide it was high time to catch up with the amiable Mr Philips to learn the secrets of his bartending success.
Last night saw the culmination of Reserve’s year long World Class program on Australian shores. And taking out top honours after three long days of fierce competition was Tim Philips from ivy’s Level 6 in Sydney. Runners-up in this epic bartending battle were Phil Gandevia of Sydney’s Eau De Vie and and Marco Nunes from Brisbane’s Canvas.
Ex-pat Aussie bartender Tim Philips, who used to ply his trade at Fitzroy’s Black Pearl, has taken out the UK Bartender of the Year in the CLASS magazine CLASS Awards held in London just hours ago.