UKBG Competition Results

Calvados Nouvelle trophies cocktail competition

The 2017 UKBG heat of the Calvados Nouvelle trophies cocktail competition was this year held at the unique Samarkand restaurant in Charlotte st, it was hosted by Mr Fabio Immovilli the bar manager and his team. This year we were honoured to have Ms Isabelle Blanchard...

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The Remy Martin 2011 Presentation and Cocktail Competition

Thames Valley & South West UKBG Remy Martin Presentation and Cocktail Competition On Tuesday 31st of May, 10 skillful cocktail makers came to compete at Harry's Bar, Marriott Hotel in Bournemouth for a chance to win a trip to Cognac to see the magic of Remy Martin. As...

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THE GALVIN CUP 2011

From left to right: Daniel Carvalho, Dario Provenzano, Salvatore Damiano, Swanad Korgaonkar, Giuseppe Gallo, Alessandro Pizzoli, Matteo Corsalini and Harry Glockler. Results Students Competition 1st place: Ramon Ramos, Westminster Kingsway College 2nd place: Nuappa...

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Results from Bulldog Gin Cocktail Competition 2011

On Wednesday 4th May we held a wonderful cocktail competition in association with Bulldog Gin at the fantastic Folly. As you will see from the recipes below the 26 talented bartenders came a great variety of concoctions of all shapes and sizes with a little dry ice...

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Jameson Competition Results

Pernod – Ricard Presented a Cocktail Competition on the March 15th at the Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel. The Winner will be a guest of Pernod-Ricard to attend, and take part in the Jameson Bartenders Ball against Bartenders around the World in Dublin in June this year with...

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Results from The Chateau Du Breuil Competition

TOP 3 WINNERS FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Matteo Corsalini (3rd place), Karin Engele (1st place) and Alessandro Pizzoli (2nd place) On Tuesday 1st March 2011 The UKBG and Chateau Du Breuil held a cocktail competition at Mint Leaf Restaurant and Bar, where 15 top bartenders...

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Young Bartender of the Year Competition

10 of the most promising bartenders in the country competed at the UKBG Young Bartender of The Year sponsored by Martell Cognac. The competition was only open to members not older the 27, it consisted of 3 sections, a questionnaire with 100 questions on product and...

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Monin Competition 29th September 2010

The first edition of the UKBG and Monin Cup was held at Ronnie Scotts, Soho, London and 20 competitors battled hard for the £750 prize. Competitors had to make a cocktail with either Monin Liqueur or Syrup and had a free choice on the base spirit on the first round....

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FLOR DE CANA COMPETITION ON THE 22nd September 2010

To enter the competition contestants had to create a new cocktail recipe involving either Flor de Caña 7yr Grand Reserve or Flor de Caña 12yr Centenario. The first round of the competition involved creating these recipes for the judging panel. This year the panel...

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The UKBG & Finest Call NON ALCOHLIC Competition

This occasion was fun: I liked the electrifying atmosphere of enthusiasm mixed with tension. Of course this competition was special because it stood out as a non-alcoholic contest: I took the great risk (and gamble) of trying a personal cocktail based on liquorice - a...

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Akvinta Grand Prix FINAL Results

TOP 12 WINNERS FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Alex Boggio from Dukes (2nd place), Stefano Cossio from The Dorchester (Winner, Best efficiency and Best food matching) and Julian Lafond from The Brompton Club (3rd place).

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Akvinta Grand Prix Glascow Heat Results

Tuesday 27th April Blue Dog hosted the Akvinta Grand Prix Glascow Heat. An exciting day of action from 9 competitors as they stirred, mixed and shook their fanstastic cocktails to decide which of them would go through to the Grand Final at the Buddha Bar on the 11th...

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Akvinta Grand Prix South West Heat Results

Tuesday 20th April Penny Hill Park Hotel and the Spa hosted the Akvinta Grand Prix South West Heat. The winner was Necati Ilhan Rezidor from Park Inn Palace. In 2nd place was Akos Verebes from Penny Hill Park, Daniele Del Giudice from Bath Spa Hotel in 3rd place....

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Akvinta Grand Prix London Heat Results

Tuesday 13th April The Rockwell Bar at The Trafalgar Hotel hosted the Akvinta Grand Prix London Heat. The winner was Carolin Weise from One Aldwych. In 2nd place was Vanina Stanek from Theo Randall@ The Intercontinental, with Nelson Bernardes from The Wardolf in 3rd...

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LONDON COMPETITIONS FINAL RESULTS

GRAND MARNIER RESULTS September 1. The Buddha Bar resounded with the action of 30 competitors as they mixed and shook their cocktails to decide which of them would represent the UKBG in 2010 at the Grand Marnier Trophy in Monaco. The winner was Knud Scheibelt from the...

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AQUA 21 RESULTS

The UKBG played a role in introducing the new soft spirit Aqua 21 by hosting a cocktail competition on the second day of the Boutique Bar Show. Ten bartenders from across the spectrum of bars were required to present an original way to introduce Aqua 21 to their...

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Following is Chris Underwood’s report on his first IBA

The 58th IBA meeting, held in Berlin for the first time, provided an opportunity for over 800 delegates from 52 countries to get together to celebrate bartending. Last year’s winning cocktail was served at the opening function, at which members and guests had the...

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GIANLUIGI’S WINNING RECIPE IN THE FLAIR SECTION

Absolutely Rocking 35ml Absolut Blue vodka 25ml mango purée by Finest Call 20ml fresh lime juice 15ml Monin vanilla syrup 25ml Caraibos cloudy apple juice Glass: Alternato (fish-bowl / highball glass) Method: Shake and strain Extra: A mix of 1/2 caster sugar & 1/2...

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The Galvin Cup Results

The Galvin Cup, held at The Dorchester Hotel in Park Lane, London was won by bartender Riccardo Semeria from The Connaught Hotel in Mayfair. His creative and mixing talents won him this accolade over the other 33 competitors in the professional category. In second...

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UKBG FLAIRTENDING RESULTS

Report by Mickael Perron GIANLUIGI BOSCO took out the first place in the Flairtending conpetition, winning a ticket to the IBA world final (to be held in Berlin in August) and 500 pounds. Clinton Weir was in second place, with Brendan Rodrigues in third place. Other...

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Cossio Claims First Prize in Bagnoles de l’Orne in France

by Lynn P. Bryan Well, what a day and night it turned out to be on April 6th in Bagnoles de L'Orne. Our UKBG entrant, Stefano Cossio from the Dorchester Hotel took out the competition at The International Calvados Nouvelle Vogue Trophies by creating a sensational...

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2008 National Cocktail Cocktail Competition

The winner of the 2008 UKBG/ Sputnik National Cocktail Competition was Jeremy Blackmore from the Voodoo Room, Edinburgh. HOW IT WENT Park Lane, London. Friday night. The night was young, so were the bartenders. In the Whisky Mist bar the UKBG /Sputnik NationalCocktail...

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