1 Austin Road West, Kowloon Station, Kowloon. Tel: 3717 2222Thursday, 12 July, 2012, 12:00am
For Sebastian Reaburn, being a successful bartender is about more than just making a great drink.
'You've got to like people and the drinks you make,' the award-winning Australian mixologist said.
'Bartending is about hospitality and it is your passion that people relate to.'15 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Move over, Tom Cruise, it's time for Hong Kong to show off its bartending flair.
Chin Chun-wing, of the Hong Kong Cocktail School, has finished a HK$1 million renovation of one of its classrooms so budding mixologists can practise juggling bottles of liquor, flipping cocktail shakers and lighting the liquor for dramatic effect.10 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Molecular mixologist Antonio Lai Chun-nam has published a second book, Addicted to Multisensory Mixology, to introduce his avant-garde cocktail recipes.1 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
After the success of its No Nation Without A Donation fund-raiser last year, refugee charity Vision First decided to bring the event back bigger and louder at Solas in Wyndham Street on Thursday.5 Sep 2011 - 12:00am
Why is the 3D part in a 3D porn [movie] nothing to do with sex? It's more about bullets, flying knives, rocks, blood, organs30 Apr 2011 - 12:00am
' I felt like dressing down today, as I usually wear a suit for work. The short definition of my job is to make Chivas Regal whisky more accessible and give it personality. And for this, I need to know the markets. For instance, New York likes flamboyancy and Russia has fairly restricted ingredients.23 Sep 2007 - 12:00am
He has prepared drinks for 'James Bond', and Clark Gable taught him how to make a Screwdriver, but more than half a century after he joined the Peninsula Hotel, senior bartender Johnny Chung Kam-hung has no intention of retiring.26 Aug 2007 - 12:00am
Once seen as a dead-end job, bartending is now on the up
Hongkongers' love of cocktails, growing aspirations and their awareness of what constitutes quality food and drink has added gloss to a profession once deemed unworthy.30 Jun 2007 - 12:00am
Not every detail of the Mandarin Oriental hotel's renovation has received a positive response. It seems the Chinnery Bar's new faux-Indian motifs carpet - the only change to the watering hole in the US$140 million makeover - did not impress its old-school clientele of stodgy executives, and the crusty traditionalists didn't hesitate to let the management know.22 Feb 2007 - 12:00am
Name: Kirin Law Age: 22 Occupation: Bartender
Young Post: What does your job entail?
Law: I work in an upstairs lounge in Causeway Bay.
I mix alcoholic beverages for clients.
I also need to take stock of the cellar and replenish anything that has run out.
Socialising with customers is also part of my job.31 Jan 2007 - 12:00am
2002: Completed Form Five
2003: Completed the Food and Beverage Service course at the Hospitality Industry Training and Development Centre
2005: Worked as a waitress at a lounge
2005: Promoted to bartender
2006: Promoted to bartender supervisor
How to get there
Course: Food and Beverage Service31 Jan 2007 - 12:00am
Being a good bartender these days requires more than just listening to sad stories and cutting off the poor bloke when he starts falling off his stool. Now, it's as much about entertainment (juggling the bottles, setting the bar on fire) as it is an artistic pursuit, with self-proclaimed mixologists whipping up trendy new concoctions.31 Mar 2006 - 12:00am
Get into the spirit of the season with these special cocktails from the bars that specialise in making them
IsoBar (Shop 3071-75 and 4011, 3/F & 4/F, International Finance Centre, 8 Finance Street, Central, 2383 8765)
Bartender: Alan Yu
7.5ml Blue Curacao3 Dec 2004 - 12:00am
If you fancy a Twin Dragon Burger or Shanghai Noon Noodles, then simply pop into Jackie's Kitchen. Unless of course you live in Hong Kong - just about the only place in Asia which does not have one of the 40 Jackie Chan signature eateries.19 Sep 2003 - 12:00am