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Manabu Ohtake of Tower’s Bar Bellovisto in Japan wins Diageo World Class Bartender of the Year 2011

Last night was the announcement of the winners of the World Class competition in New Delhi, India. 

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The winners of the challenges and regions are:

DIAGEO RESERVE WORLD CLASS BARTENDER OF THE YEAR 2011: MANABU OHTAKE, THE TOWER’S BAR BELLOVISTO, JAPAN

REGIONAL WINNERS 2011: 

ASIA PACIFIC DIAGEO RESERVE WORLD CLASS BARTENDER OF THE YEAR 2011: MANABU OHTAKE, THE TOWER’S BAR BELLOVISTO, JAPAN

LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN DIAGEO RESERVE WORLD CLASS BARTENDER OF THE YEAR 2011: JESUS CABRERA, MEXICO

EUROPEAN/MIDDLE EAST DIAGEO RESERVE WORLD CLASS BARTENDER OF THE YEAR 2011: HEINZ KAISER, DINO’S AMERICAN BAR, VIENNA, AUSTRIA

 

CHALLENGE WINNERS 2011:

SPICE MARKET: MICKEY LEE, WOO BAR, SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA

ASIAN FOOD PAIRING: THORSTEN SPUHN, MODERN MASTERS BAR, ERFURT, GERMANY

COCKTAILS AGAINST THE CLOCK: HEINZ KAISER, DINO’S AMERICAN BAR, VIENNA, AUSTRIA

CLASSIC AND VINTAGE DRINKS WITH A TWIST: HEMANT PATHAK, BLUE BAR, DELHI, INDIA

COCKTAIL THEATRE AND THE STARS: ALBERTO PIZARRO, BOBBY GIN, BARCELONA, SPAIN

GENTLEMEN'S DRINKS AND FANCY TIPPLES: MARK HUANG, MARQUEE RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE, TAIPEI, TAIWAN


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