At a recent meeting of the UKBG committee Daniel Crebesse was elected as the Guild’s new President. Congratulations to Mr Crebesse from all the members of the UKBG.

Pictured above are the outgoing President, Salvatore Calabrese (right) with the new President, Daniel Crebesse wearing the chain (left).

Daniel has been the Guild’s Vice-President for the past five years and takes over his role in time for the IBA Conference and the World Cocktail Competition which is to be held in Berlin next month.

He has been a UKBG member for 17 years, spending two years in the London area committee, then six years as the London Area Chairman, followed by five years as the national Vice President.

His professional career has taken him from the London Intercontinental Hotel, where he worked for eight years, to the Thistle hotel chain, where he spent six years as Bar Manager. He enjoyed five years at the Sofitel in London Bar Manager before becoming the Bar Manager (two years ago) at the prestigious Milestone Hotel in Kensington, London.