Sitting down with winner of the Best Venue Manager Award, Kostas Bardas, Bar & Beverage Manager at St James Bar, Sofitel London, where he reveals more about his career so far, detailing the key attributes to his big win at the Bar Magazine Awards! Please tell our readers about your career in the industry so …

Iain McPherson, Owner of Panda & Sons, and esteemed winner of the Best Mixologist Award, reveals more about his successful career in the bar industry, detailing his accomplishments and sharing some wise words of advice for fellow visionaries of mixology.  Please tell our readers briefly about your career in the industry so far, and the …

We speak to The Zetter Clerkenwell’s General Manager, Altan Buyukgiray, who shares more details about the outstanding venue and what winning the Best Venue Design Award means to the team. Please tell our readers briefly about The Zetter Clerkenwell. The original idea for The Zetter Clerkenwell was to create an environment that is intimate, yet …

Winner of the Best Dining Concept Award, Barge East’s Marketing Director, Greg Swaby, tells all about the exceptional venue in Hackney Wick, detailing the importance to venues of outstanding culinary offerings, as well as the key elements of the team’s success.  Please tell our readers about Barge East and the venue’s culinary offerings. Barge East …

We sit down with Kieran Corbitt, Brand PR and Social Manager at The Alchemist, who details the brand’s exceptional marketing efforts, sharing the elements of their success and the contributing factors to their well-deserved win at the BMAs. Please tell our readers about The Alchemist and the brand’s marketing approach. We take a holistic approach …

Francesco Betti, Bar Manager at Bow Bar, Hilton London Metropole, shares more about the planet-forward venue, revealing what winning The Environment Award means to the team. Please tell our readers about Bow Bar and the venue’s approach to sustainability. Bow Bar is the East London-inspired destination bar at the largest Hilton outside the US, Hilton …

We sit down with Gerry Calabrese, Founder and CEO of Hoxton Spirits, who tells us more about the brand, revealing why championing quality yet fun drinking experiences is at the heart of what they do. Gerry, please tell us the story behind Hoxton Spirits. I used to own the Hoxton Pony in Shoreditch, which launched …

An honoured sponsor of the upcoming Bar Magazine Awards 2024, QuornPro are the pioneers of protein, offering the foodservice industry innovative ways to create exciting menus for guests. QuornPro, the Foodservice Business Unit of Quorn Foods is driven by a crusade to become the protein of choice for chefs. Aiming to have the best protein …

Meet De Kuyper, the drinks brand steeped in history, and the official sponsors of the Bar Magazine Best Mixologist Award!  Since 1695, De Kuyper Royal Distillers has been handed down from one generation to another. Back when De Kuyper was founded, it was very common that the job you had was also your last name, …

The Bar Magazine Awards are here, and we can’t wait to celebrate the amazing accomplishments and success of the industry! Where will you be on Monday 22nd January?  The time has come for the inaugural Bar Magazine Awards – years in the making, the special night for hospitality will see hundreds of industry professionals come …