REMY MARTIN Bartender Talent Academy is a competition that celebrates passions of global bartenders. It is an innovative program for bartenders from all over the world that is fun, educational with an unconventional competition. With 5 editions, 22 countries and 53 bartenders, this cocktail competition has been highlighting bartenders personal talents and passions at the heart.
Every year, Rémy Martin, the French cognac giant, scouts the world to pick 11 of the best bartenders to showcase their talent at a competition held at the brand’s Bartender Talent Academy in their home city of Cognac, and then in Paris. Besides their bartending skills, the participants are selected on the basis of what the company calls their ‘slash’ personality, which includes their other interests outside of mixology.
For the first time ever, Rémy Martin is conducting an Inaugural REMY MARTIN Bartender Talent Academy to select the one lucky winner who would represent India in the global finals of REMY MARTIN Bartender Talent Academy in Cognac in October.
Taking place on the 16th September 2019 at Home Bar Delhi, 12 of India’s finest bartenders are going to compete against each other to win the title of National winner. These talented individuals were identified by the brand and the local bar communities as ones-to-watch in the industry with their skill and dedication.
The 12 participants for the Inaugural REMY MARTIN Bartender Talent Academy are –
- Abhishek Chawla from Pullman Hotel, New Delhi
- Nikhil Singh Bhandari from Home Bar, New Delhi
- Agnieszka Rozenska from Hong Kong Club, New Delhi
- Wilston Gilbert Carvalho from Masque, Mumbai
- Nil Otpal Bhattacharya from R Bar, Renaissance, Bengaluru
- Prantik Haldar from O Pedro
- Sourav Singh from Pings Cafe, Kolkata
- Vasundhara Vats from Bengaluru
- Rohan Matmary from BYG Brewski, Bengaluru
- Cindy Ialramngaihzuali from Perch, New Delhi
- Jaydeep Singh from Town Hall, New Delhi
- Yohan Pereira from Americano, Mumbai
One big chance for the Indian bartenders to fight against the biggest winning title! All the best to all the contestants!