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Join host Tristan Stephenson as he chats to some of the biggest and best names in the industry. From the finer details of spirits and cocktails to the latest trends and movements sweeping the bar industry around the world. You must be over legal purchase age to listen. Any opinions or views expressed in this podcast are the guest's own and do not represent those of Diageo. CONNECT WITH US ON: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiageoBarAcademy Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diageobarac/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Join host Tristan Stephenson as he chats to some of the biggest and best names in the industry. From the finer details of spirits and cocktails to the latest trends and movements sweeping the bar industry around the world. You must be over legal purchase age to listen. Any opinions or views expressed in this podcast are the guest's own and do not represent those of Diageo. CONNECT WITH US ON: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiageoBarAcademy Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diageobarac/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Location:

London, United Kingdom

Description:

Join host Tristan Stephenson as he chats to some of the biggest and best names in the industry. From the finer details of spirits and cocktails to the latest trends and movements sweeping the bar industry around the world. You must be over legal purchase age to listen. Any opinions or views expressed in this podcast are the guest's own and do not represent those of Diageo. CONNECT WITH US ON: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiageoBarAcademy Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diageobarac/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Language:

English

Contact:

02079070670


Episodes

How to Open a Bar with Sean Finter and Declan McGurk

11/21/2022
Is it your dream to open a bar some day? In this Bar Chat Short, hear from Tristan Stephenson, Sean Finter, and Declan McGurk as they share the highs and lows of opening a bar, and their advice for getting started. Listen to get the scoop! Sign Up to become a Diageo Bar Academy Member: https://bit.ly/3SFn5X5 Test Your Bar Knowledge With E-Learning: https://bit.ly/3gD7NEU Follow Diageo Bar Academy on Facebook: https://bit.ly/3SHLhba Follow Diageo Bar Academy on Instagram:...

Duration:00:05:22

Vermouth 101

11/14/2022
Are you up to speed with vermouth? In Vermouth 101, we hear from World Class Bartender of the Year 2010, Erik Lorincz and Co-Founder of Belsazar Vermouth, Max Wagner. Erik Lorincz has prestigious credentials under his belt with roles at five-star establishments like The Purple Bar at Sanderson and The Connaught – two of London’s most luxurious drinks destinations. For eight years, Erik also held the enviable position of Head Bartender at The Savoy’s famous flagship, The American Bar. In his...

Duration:00:52:00

How to Improve Customer Experience in Your Bar with Ashtin Berry

11/7/2022
In our first Bar Chat Short of the season, Ashtin Berry shares her thoughts on improving customer experience in just four minutes. Sommelier, mixologist, drinks consultant, activist, writer and equity campaigner, Ashtin founded Radical Xchange, a creative agency that focuses on intersectionality, and frequently features on the Drinks International Bar World 100 Most Influential Figures. Tristan talks with Ashtin about: • How to deliver premium customer service • How customer experience...

Duration:00:02:56

Passion into Profit: Transforming Hobbies into a Career with Sandrae Lawrence

10/31/2022
In our first episode of season four, hear from the iconic Sandrae Lawrence. Inducted into the Dame Hall of Fame at the Tales of The Cocktail last year for her contribution to the industry, Sandrae Lawrence has established herself as a drinks industry legend. Sandrae is one half of the partnership behind the award- winning publication The Cocktail Lovers. As well as championing women in the drinks industry, Sandrae hosts consumer events, sits on industry panels, and has twice been listed on...

Duration:00:44:24

Growing Your Career Through Social Media with Kaitlyn Stewart and Lucas Assis

8/25/2022
Get your phone at the ready. Join Tristan as he discusses with Kaitlyn Stewart and Lucas Assis how using social media has enhanced their bartending careers and how you can do it too!​ You must be over legal purchase age to listen. Any opinions or views expressed in this podcast are the guest's own and do not represent those of Diageo. CONNECT WITH US ON: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiageoBarAcademy Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diageobarac/ Hosted on Acast. See...

Duration:00:39:04

Bar Chat Shorts: A History Of Hops

6/16/2022
Think hops are just for flavour and only something used in craft beers? Learn from beer experts Padraig Fox and Ed Hughes about regions that influenced the development of hops and its incredible uses. ​ You must be over legal purchase age to listen. Any opinions or views expressed in this podcast are the guest's own and do not represent those of Diageo. CONNECT WITH US ON: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiageoBarAcademy Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diageobarac/ Hosted on...

Duration:00:09:41

CONVERSATIONS AT THE BAR: HONING GUEST COMMUNICATION WITH ASHTIN BERRY​

6/10/2022
Want to be as inclusive as possible when speaking with guests? Ashtin Berry gives her top tips on how you can improve your communication and interpersonal skills to create an inclusive bar. You must be over legal purchase age to listen. Any opinions or views expressed in this podcast are the guest's own and do not represent those of Diageo. CONNECT WITH US ON: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiageoBarAcademy Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diageobarac/ Hosted on Acast. See...

Duration:01:00:26

TO BATCH OR NOT TO BATCH - WHAT TO DO FOR YOUR BAR

6/2/2022
Want to maximise efficiency in your bar? Batching offers a quick and easy method of having cocktails ready for your customers but when should they be fresh? Find out from Max and Noel Venning of Three Sheets when you should utilise batching for your bar. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:03:34

Growing Your Cocktails: The Horticulture of Tequila

5/26/2022
Love tequila but not sure where it comes from? Mezcal experts Eduardo Gomez and Deano Moncrieffe discuss the Agave fields and how these plants are turned into mezcal and tequila. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:05:10

Shape Your Name: Building Your Personal Brand with Danil Nevsky

5/19/2022
Want to upgrade your profile as a bartender but not sure where to begin? Tristan sits down with Danil Nevsky, the founder of Indie Bartender, where he gives his best advice for becoming an independent bar professional. Listen now to find out more! You must be over legal purchase age to listen. Any opinions or views expressed in this podcast are the guest's own and do not represent those of Diageo. CONNECT WITH US ON: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiageoBarAcademy Instagram:...

Duration:00:52:55

THE PERFECT BLEND: HOW TO PICK WHISKY FOR HIGHBALLS

5/12/2022
Want to know if you should be using malts or blends in your cocktails? Tristan chats to experts Dave Broom and Ervin Trykowski talk about the benefits of malts and blends in making the perfect highball. You must be over legal purchase age to listen. Any opinions or views expressed in this podcast are the guest's own and do not represent those of Diageo. CONNECT WITH US ON: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiageoBarAcademy Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diageobarac/ Hosted on...

Duration:00:04:20

Grasshopper to Master: Building on Basic Cocktails with Lynnette Marrero

5/5/2022
Want to know what it takes the become a master cocktailian? Lynnette Marrero gives her expert advice on mastering basic cocktails and harnessing creativity to develop unique serves. Listen to find out how you can build your skills! You must be over legal purchase age to listen. Any opinions or views expressed in this podcast are the guest's own and do not represent those of Diageo. CONNECT WITH US ON: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiageoBarAcademy Instagram:...

Duration:01:03:47

Bar Chat Shorts: Coffee & Cocktails

4/28/2022
Want to elevate coffee cocktails in your bar? In this Bar Chat Shorts, leading coffee expert James Hoffman discusses brew at home coffee trends and the role of cafés and bars in the future. You must be over legal purchase age to listen. Any opinions or views expressed in this podcast are the guest's own and do not represent those of Diageo. CONNECT WITH US ON: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiageoBarAcademy Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diageobarac/ Hosted on Acast. See...

Duration:00:03:59

Brave Bartending: Becoming A World Class Winner with James Grant

4/21/2022
In this episode of Bar Chat, Tristan chats to bartender and 2021 Diageo World Class Global Winner James Grant. James shares the realities of his career before (and after) World Class success, the cocktail he is most proud of and where he has found purpose and challenged himself over the years. Tune in Now. You must be over legal purchase age to listen. Any opinions or views expressed in this podcast are the guest's own and do not represent those of Diageo. CONNECT WITH US ON: Facebook:...

Duration:01:10:36

Bar Chat Shorts: Dutch Courage: A Brief History of the Nolet Distillery

4/14/2022
Did you know there is a rich history of vodka production in the Netherlands? Dennis Tamse recounts the colourful history of the Nolet distillery, home of Ketel One vodka, and the wonderful cocktails it has inspired! You must be over legal purchase age to listen. Any opinions or views expressed in this podcast are the guest's own and do not represent those of Diageo. CONNECT WITH US ON: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiageoBarAcademy Instagram:...

Duration:00:06:12

Licensed to Distill: Shaken and Stirred with Jabin Troth

4/6/2022
Learn from Jabin Troth, founder of Licensed to Distill, as he shares the secrets to developing increasing following, how to improve your bar's social content, and some important learnings for the industry as it transitions into this new year. You must be over legal purchase age to listen. Any opinions or views expressed in this podcast are the guest's own and do not represent those of Diageo. CONNECT WITH US ON: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiageoBarAcademy Instagram:...

Duration:01:03:26

Bar Chat Shorts: Dry and Drinkable: Why London Dry Gin is Unique

3/30/2022
Did you know that London Dry gin has protected status? Join Fever Tree’s Craig Harper and the Gin Institute’s Jake Burger as they reveal what makes London Dry gin so unique and what you should expect from its taste. You must be over legal purchase age to listen. Any opinions or views expressed in this podcast are the guest's own and do not represent those of Diageo. CONNECT WITH US ON: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiageoBarAcademy Instagram:...

Duration:00:06:23

Bar Chat Shorts: Collabs and Creatives: Behind the Scenes of Bar Shows

3/24/2022
Go behind the scenes of bar shows with Hannah Sharman-Cox, Siobhan Payne, and Caroline Rosen as they discuss the collaboration and creativity it takes to run Tales of the Cocktail and London Cocktail Week. You must be over legal purchase age to listen. Any opinions or views expressed in this podcast are the guest's own and do not represent those of Diageo. CONNECT WITH US ON: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiageoBarAcademy Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diageobarac/ Hosted on...

Duration:00:04:14

Bar Chat: Breaking Bias in Hospitality with Shannon Mustipher and Alexis Brown

3/17/2022
Interested in creating opportunities and diversity in your bar? On International Women’s Day, Tristan sat down with Shannon Mustipher and Alexis Brown to discuss how they develop inclusive spaces and the programs they run for marginalised communities. You must be over legal purchase age to listen. Any opinions or views expressed in this podcast are the guest's own and do not represent those of Diageo. CONNECT WITH US ON: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiageoBarAcademy Instagram:...

Duration:00:42:02

Bar Chat Shorts: Writing Legends: The History of Johnnie Walker

3/10/2022
Ever wondered who Johnnie Walker is? Nick Morgan joins Tristan to recount a brief history of this illustrious brand and the man who gave Johnnie Walker its name. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:05:33