As foreseen, the event started with some delay and with all welcoming speeches and introductions, time passed and both competitors and supporting crowd were growing quite impatient for what was coming… All twelve had prepared for the final challenge, the Time Traveler, in which they had to make their own signature suggestion on the future of the iconic Martini Cocktail, yet only 3 would move to the next phase. Yes, there’s more!
Last Monday, I was invited to watch a highly anticipated event for the drinks business here in Athens, the Greek finals for Diageo’s WorldClass Competition. Bartenders and bar enthusiasts have been waiting for this day, knowing that by that night, one lucky guy or girl would hold the dearly coveted prize of the winner, and more importantly represent our country at the global finals in Cape Town in the end of August! Yes, there’s more!
So, the second burst for this year’s Diageo WorldClass competition, with a challenge as interesting and demanding as ever, the so-called “Cocktails and the written word”, was succesfully completed about a month ago here in Greece, naming another 6 fellow colleagues as finalists. Yes, there’s more