David Rios el barman del bar de cócteles Jigger en Bilbao, ha ganado la competición Bartender World Class organizada por Diageo. El barman vasco fue un de los los 44 finalistas que compitieron a bordo del crucero Azamara Journey. Los participantes estuvieron acompañados por alrededor de 600 personas, entre medios de comunicación, personal de Diageo, clientes e invitados especiales.
Harpers – 10/7/2013 – Gran Bretaña
Diageo crowns World Class Bartender competition winner
David Rios from The Jigger Cocktail bar in Bilbao, Spain, has won Diageo’s World Class bartender competition. Rios was one of 44 finalists taking part in challenges aboard the Azamara Journey cruise liner and at various destinations along the way. The bartenders were accompanied by around 600 guests, made up of media, Diageo staff, customers and special guests. The ship sailed along the French Riviera and on to Ibiza, before reaching Barcelona, its final destination. Along the way, bartenders competed in several challenges to create new drinks, master old classics and pair cocktails with food. The competition was judged by respected industry heavyweights including Dale DeGroff, Salvatore Calabrese, Peter Dorelli, Hidetsugu Ueno and Gary Regan.