LOCATION: Winnipeg, MB
HOW DID I GET STARTED IN THE ROLE:
I embarked on a bartending journey to immerse myself in a dynamic and social environment that thrives on creativity. The art of mixology has always fascinated me. This offered me a platform to craft unique experiences through beverages, while engaging with diverse personalities. Beyond pouring cocktails; bartending is a challenge that has required me to multitask, think on my feet, and cultivate a warm atmosphere for patrons. It is a blend of skill, entertainment, and connections that keeps me inspired and continuously learning.
BAR/RESTAURANT: Rudy’s Eat and Drink
WHY WERE YOU INSPIRED TO COMPETE:
I competed in the Best Caesar In Town competition in 2022 and achieved top 10 in Canada. After a year of reflection and honing my skills, I feel that I’m ready to win the championship this year.
WHY ARE YOU LOOKING FORWARD TO THE FINALS:
It will be exhilarating to witness and participate in a showcase of top-tier talent and innovation, within the mixology industry. These finals promise, not only a display of extraordinary cocktail craftsmanship, but also an invaluable opportunity to learn from industry professionals. The excitement stems from the potential to gain insights into novel techniques, flavor combinations, and presentation styles. The event’s vibrant atmosphere and the camaraderie of fellow enthusiasts add to the thrill, making the finals an event I eagerly await.
NAME OF CAESAR: Pyro Pickled Palooza