For the “Cinco de Mayo”, the Margarita Day, enjoy this beautiful Don Julio cocktail in a presentation I made in Dublin for the WORLD CLASS “Cocktails and the Written Word” Challenge.Home Page :: Previous Page
Dear European Bartenders the big moment has arrived!!
Join us on HERE to read what the 1st Challenge of the year will be and how to ENTER the WORLD CLASS Competition!
Don’t forget to watch the video blow
Explore also THE WORLD CLASS CLUB the brand new platform created exclusively for you to keep you up to date on all the bartender news, competitions and inspiration.
GOOD LUCK TO ALL OF YOU!!
And see you in Capetown for the WORLD CLASS Global Final!Home Page :: Previous Page
Congratulations to all the contestant for being part of this amazing journey and to the 13 souls who will make their country even more proud at the Global Final.
YOU ARE ALL WINNERS!!
It was an honour organising such a great event for you all!
The entire competition and celebrations took place in the modern and luxury Teatro Goya in the central part of Madrid.
This is the second edition of the Western European World Class Competition and Madrid has been chosen, being a vibrant, artistic, modern wonderfully cosmopolitan city with an extraordinary reputation for gastronomy and drinking culture from historical bars like ‘Museo Chicote’ which opened in 1931 to the ultra-modern ‘Le Cabrera’ and ‘O-Clock’.
After two days of shaking, mixing, performing and celebrating Diageo’s Reserve spirits by 26 of Europe’s finest bartenders, the winners heading their way to the Global Final of World Class are:
Bert Jachmann, Austria
Carl Van Droogenbroeck, Belgium
Hasse Johansen, Denmark
Jérôme Kaftandjian, France
Atalay Aktas, Germany
Gareth Evans, Great Britain (also Cannes Red Carpet Challenge Winner)
Thodoris Pirillos, Greece
Mattia Pastori, Italy
Ivar de Lange, Netherlands (also Retro Chic Speed Challenge Winner)
Monica Berg, Norway (also Bartender/Barchef Challenge Winner)
David Rios, Spain
Emil Areng, Sweden
Laura Schacht, Switzerland
Click here to get a feeling through some amazing “MOMENTS” shared on Facebook’s World Class page
Below, a nice Video on Spanish Television for you to enjoy
A huge, honest, friendly, professional, human, passionate THANK YOU to Spike Marchant, Malin Möllerberg, Stephanie Jordan, Jorge Pineda & the Spanish Diageo Reserve Team and my biggest respect to the winners of last year’s Western Europe World Class who supported me, working hard behind the Event Bars and Guest Bartending in Madrid, all of us together to make this Final an unforgettable Event!!!!
Below, a nice footage of the competition
In no particular order Olivier Jacobs, Alexis Taoufiq, Jesper Høst, Rikard Enell, Giuseppe Santamaria, Fjalar Goud, Andy Mil, Kasper Riewe Henriksen, Vasilis Kyritsis, Dennis Zoppi and Armando Archundia.
MaxHome Page :: Previous Page
As the first post of 2013 I would like you to join me in the amazing world of CREATIVITY through the brilliant work of Kirby Ferguson and his project called “Everything is a Remix“.
Kirby has spoken at TED, Google, Netflix, the GEL Conference, Creative Mornings NYC, The Cusp Conference, Media Evolution, The Creators Project, Campus Party Mexico City, Columbia University, NYU and more.
(From 7.00” to 7.40” of the following video, there will be some credits, then it continues, make sure you follow through)
So, is it really true that nobody starts out original and that we need copying to build a foundation of knowledge and understanding?
SOURCE: Everything Is a Remix Website
So my wish for 2013 is:
MAY YOU ALL BE CREATIVE!!
Max La RoccaHome Page :: Previous Page
Here I have a nice a simple Blazer for your Holidays!
Just a little blazing experiment with Bushmills after fast-infusion chattin’ with former Ireland’s Diageo Brand Ambassador Martin Duffy in Rome to try and re-create an Irish Coffee aroma without actually using…liquid coffee.
Bushmills Irish Whiskey
I made this drink back in 2009 and then modified last year in Barcelona using Bushmills 10 yrs, Blazing “pots” from Istanbul and garnishing with the same raisins used for Blazing
and sticking with the “Don’t take yourself too seriously” concept, I created this video for you to enjoy: