Award-winning Indian-fusion fine dining and unwinding hotspot, MASTI, will be hosting globally-acclaimed mixologists, José Luis León and Eduardo Nava Mendoza (aka Yayo), hailing from Mexico’s esteemed Licoreria Limantour bar, which ranked #6 in “The World’s 50 Best Bars” 2021 awards, from the 25-29th of this month.
MASTI, Dubai’s progressive New India hub famed for its exuberant vibes, exquisite flavorful cuisine and lively entertainment, will see its atmosphere lighten up when acclaimed bartenders and bar managers, José Luis León and Eduardo Nava Mendoza, arrive to showcase their eye-catching bottle flipping skills and eccentric flavored cocktails being served at the opulent bar station.
As a mixology enthusiast with cocktail creation expertise of more than 14 years, Jose Luis is considered one of the best bartenders in Mexico, a fact that has been reinforced with two 1st place accolades which he claimed at the prestigious World Class Mexico competition in 2010 and 2021. Eduardo Nava Mendoza on the other hand, has worked within the hospitality industry for over eight years, during which he managed multiple prevalent bars in Mexico City, including Licorería Limantour. The mixology expert has also won 1st and 2nd spots in a number of cocktail competitions across Mexico, and continues to travel the world to discover the latest spirit creation trends and inspirations.
As part of the exclusive five-day bar take over event hosted by some of the world’s most renowned bartenders, MASTI x Limantour have created a special cocktail menu, which will be served during the takeover period. Some of the flavor-striking cocktails include the “Margarita Al Pastor” tequila mixed with taco and lime juice, the “God of War” tequila blended with first press pineapple, pepper oxymel and Perrier Grapefruit, and the iconic “Jaggery-Old-Fashioned” whiskey drink served with pistachio, tonka beans and tangy Jerry Thomas bitters.
Commenting on this occasion, Daniel Miranda, General Manager at MASTI said: “We are truly honored to be hosting one of the world’s leading mixologists where our guests will be able to interact with them first-hand. I am sure that José Luis and Eduardo Nava will bring something exciting and special to our table, with their unmatched bartending skills.”
“We would also like to express our gratefulness to be receiving the strong support of Brown Forman, one of the premier international companies managing alcoholic beverage trade, in making this special collaboration happen. This special bar takeover five-day event will be proudly sponsored by four of Brown Forman’s esteemed alcohol brands; Herradura, Jack Daniels, Woodford Reserve and Finlandia,” added Daniel.
MASTI blends modern with tradition and color with flavor, creating an expression of ‘New India’ and is known for its dynamic and daring variety of Indian-flavored dishes, which are seamlessly integrated into an assortment of popular international cuisines. The restaurant’s menu offers guests sizzling Indian-inspired main courses, appetizing side dishes, light-hearted desserts, and most popularly its super fresh and chilled fruit-bursting cocktail drinks.
The restaurant also houses enchanting panoramic sea views from its elegant indoor seating all the way to its spacious outdoor terrace, and exhibits modern yet vintage design cues, flattered by picturesque Victorian wallpapers, portraits and chandeliers. Moreover, MASTI provides its visitors with a relaxed, bubbly and intimate atmosphere which encapsulates the core elements of art, social life and fine dining all under one roof.