WORLD CLASS COMPETITION
World Class is the annual competition hosted by Diageo Reserve to find the world’s best bartender. The search for fine drinking experiences and cocktail culture are at the heart of World Class, alongside a passion for discovering the next generation of bartending talent and the latest trends in mixology.
The World Class Club is a celebration of the world’s best bartenders and the world’s finest drinks. Each month we will showcase a World Class cocktail made by one of the most talented mixologists in the world, chatting to them as they share their inside knowledge and recommendations on the most spectacular bars from around the globe.
Each one of our guest mixologists will either be the winner or a finalist from Diageo’s Reserve World Class competition.
Diageo Reserve represents the luxury division of Diageo, including the multi-award winning portfolio of Johnnie Walker Blue Label, Gold Label Reserve, and Platinum Label, Ketel One, Zacapa, Don Julio, Cîroc and Tanqueray No. Ten.
The International Bartending Seminar is a prestigious mixology competition that is recognized and appreciated by bar professionals.Organized by Marie Brizard, it brings bartenders from over 30 different countries together in Bordeaux.
It is an exceptional opportunity for the best bartenders in the world to show off their professionalism and their creativity while sharing the secrets of their cocktails.The IBS seeks to share the experiences of bar professionals from around the world as well as to reward the most creative among them during a competition that requires knowledge and creativity!
Grosvenor House Dubai annual award ceremony honours associates
Dubai, UAE 17 February 2009: The 3rd Annual ‘Grosvenor Grammy Awards' were held recently at the Windsor ballroom in Grosvenor House Dubai with a glittering ceremony to honour associates for their outstanding commitment and contribution to the hotel during 2008.
This year, the prestigious accolades awarded the crème de la crème of the hotel's 900 associates across 20 categories.
“The Grosvenor Grammys are truly the highlight of the year for everyone at Grosvenor House,” commented Pam Wilby, general manager of Grosvenor House Dubai and Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort + Spa. “The awards are a chance for us to really reflect on our achievements over the past twelve months and to appreciate one another's efforts and give credit where credit is due. This year it has been particularly challenging to choose just one winner in each category, as so many of our associates have shown true dedication and enthusiasm in their daily duties at the hotel.”