Last night at Shell House in Sydney, Norwegian bartender, Adrián Michal?ík, mixed, stirred and shook his way to the title of World Class Global Bartender of the Year. Fifty bartenders from around the world made their way to Sydney for this final part of the global competition
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With more than 100 venues involved, food and drink enthusiasts will toast to some of the world’s best beverages thanks to Don Julio tequila, Tanqueray No. TEN, Johnnie Walker Blue Label, The Singleton single malt Scotch whisky, and more, alongside award-winning international talent such as Roy Choi, Ryan Chetiyawardana, Ago Perrone and Monica Berg to name a few.
The exciting festival program reveals its final additions as the event f
Come join our World Class Global Alumni share engaging, TED X-style workshops geared at equipping you, the next generation of bartenders, with everything you need to know to succeed at World Class.
“Competing in the Diageo World Class Australian Bartender competition this year has been such an amazing experience. I am incredibly grateful to be part of a this tight knit hospitality community and am proud of being able to represent Australia on the global stage this September. Bring on the finals!” – Nick Tesar, Bar Liberty, Melbourne
Samuel Cocks (Bar Rogue, WA), Sarah Proietti (Maybe Sammy, NSW), Nick Tesar (Bar Liberty, VIC), Eduardo Conde (No.92 GPR, NSW) and Kayla Saito (Black Pearl, VIC) have been selected from hundreds of hospitality superstars across the country vying for the crown of the 2022 Diageo World Class Bartender of the Year.
Registrations for the opening round challenge are open from now until midnight on April 17th. For more information and to register for World Class 2022, please visit the Diageo Bar Academy website.
Join us for the Diageo Bar Academy Virtual Roadshow as our incredible team take you through four jam-packed days from the 29th August to the 1st September of virtual training sessions.
Evan Stroeve from Sydney’s acclaimed South Eveleigh bar, Re, has claimed a coveted Top 10 spot at this year’s World Class Bartender of the Year global finals, taking place virtually and being hosted in London this week.
Evan Stroeve from RE, the Australian World Class Bartender of the Year, will go on to represent Australia virtually in the global World Class Bartender of the Year finals in July.
Evan Stroeve (RE, Sydney), Kayla Saito (Leonardo’s Pizza Palace, Melbourne) and David Aznar (Rosella’s, Gold Coast) were selected from hundreds of bartending superstars and will now compete in the Australian finals on Tuesday 27th April.
This role involves leading the consultancy department across a number of projects for Sweet&Chilli, collaborating across a number of departments; Atypical (Hotel and property consultancy), Diageo Bar Academy, Diageo Brand Ambassadors, Cocktail Porter and S&C Studio.
At a moment when we are all looking forward following the events of 2020, Australia is set to be inspired by its own vibrant bar culture with the World Class Cocktail Festival taking place in Sydney from 28th April to 2nd May 2021.