Australian Bartender magazine’s annual Bar Awards took place last night at Doltone House with over 600 of Australia’s finest bar professionals in attendance. Dubbed as the “Oscars of the bar industry”, the “roaring twenties” themed evening also wrapped up Sydney Bar Week events.
Gourmantic was present at the event and shared the results live on Twitter. Below are the winners of each category.
Best New Launched Product: Havana Club Añejo 3 Años Rum, Pernod Ricard
Training Program of the Year: Mixxit Chronicles, CCA/Beam Global
Brand Ambassador of the Year: Sebastian Reaburn, 666 Pure Tasmanian Vodka
Best New Venue Design: Palmer & Co, Sydney
Bar of the Year: Shady Pines, Sydney
Best Marketed Venue: 1806, Melbourne
Best Bar Food Selection: Hinky Dinks, Sydney
Nightclub of the Year: Marquee, Sydney
New Pub of the Year: The Bottom End, Melbourne
Pub of the Year: Norfolk Hotel, Sydney
Best Music Offering: Oxford Art Factory, Sydney
Cocktail List of the Year: Canvas, Brisbane
Cocktail Bar of the Year: Eau de Vie, Sydney
Award for Outstanding Contribution: Michael Delaney-Korabelnikova
Bar Operator of the Year: Anton Forte & Jason Scott
Hotel Operator of the Year: Keystone Group
Rookie of the Year: Sean Chow, Press Club, Brisbane
Bar Manager of the Year: Mike Enright, Merivale (accepted by Petr Dvoracek)
Best Specialty Beer Venue: Local Tap House, Sydney
Wine Bar of the Year: Cabiria, Brisbane
New Bar of the Year: Baxter Inn
Best Drinks Selection: Baxter Inn
Small Bar of the Year: The Collection Bar, Melbourne
Best Bartender’s Bar: Black Pearl, Melbourne
Bar Team of the Year: Black Pearl, Melbourne
Bartender Magazine Bartender of the Year… in 3rd place: Katherine Wasiel, Bowery
Bartender Magazine Bartender of the Year… in 2nd place: Chris Hysted
Bartender Magazine Bartender of the Year… 1st place Greg Sanderson, EDV Melbourne
Congratulations to all the winners!
Photography © by Kevin Burke for Gourmantic – Copyright: All rights reserved.
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Gourmantic attended the Australian Bartender Magazine Bar Awards as media guests.