UAE regional selection process for Diageo World Class underway

by Crystal Chesters | 13 Dec 2016

The regional selection process is underway for the 2017 edition of World Class, an annual bartending competition hosted by Diageo Reserve to find the world’s best bartender. Now in its eighth year, the regional leg of the competition, World Class UAE, offers a platform for the country’s bartenders to learn, grow, and test themselves against

Talent interview: Shaking up Abu Dhabi

by Crystal Chesters | 23 Aug 2016

Zeneger B. Oliquiano, bartender at Saadiyat Beach Club says harnessing creativity while catering to the mass market is a balancing act Describe your first ever role in the F&B industry? I was very nervous when I first started out as I was unsure whether my guests would like the drinks I was making for them.

Diageo World Class reveals UAE’s best bartender

by Dina Maaty | 26 May 2016

The winner of the Middle Eastern leg of World Class, an annual competition hosted by Diageo Reserve to find the world’s best bartender, has been announced. The annual competition, which took place on 21 – 22 May 2016 at Grosvenor House Hotel Dubai, is aimed at discovering the next generation of bartending talent and the latest

On the right PATH

by Dina Maaty | 13 Oct 2015

Michael Gordon goes back to school to mix it up with Dubai’s leading bar tenders in African + Eastern’s training school PATH.

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