Tag: World Class

Nick Tesar from Bar Liberty in Melbourne has been crowned Diageo World Class Australian Bartender of the Year for 2022

“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

Diageo World Class reveals Australia’s Top 5 bartenders for 2022!

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. 

Sweet&Chilli looking for a senior consultant

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.

World Class Cocktail Festival comes to Sydney

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. 

Diageo World Class is back in 2021 and Madrid is the host city

Diageo World Class Bartender of the Year returns in 2021, with entries to the Australian competition open from 1 January. The Australian winner will compete in the Global Finals, where a new World Class Global Bartender of the Year will be crowned in a unique multi-format event hosted in Madrid, Spain from 5-8th July 2021.

Vasco’s Luke Ashton takes out World Class & $100k

Sydney bar Vasco’s head bartender, Luke Ashton, took out the Diageo World Class competition last week and doing so secured $100k towards the opening of his own bar.

Ashton beat competitors from all over the country in the multi-round competition, inlcuding second place’s Evan Stanley (The Black Pearl), and Rinna Kato (Bacchus) who finished in third.