What also gave me immense privilege, was conducting successful onboard cocktail & bar skills training programs, focusing on bar-set up & cocktail making techniques required to allow crew members, to recognise key qualities in spirits, liquors and fresh ingredients in order to balance flavours and make high end drinks on Cruise Ships and luxury Yachts.
International magazines have very meticulously quoted me as an awarding winning master and an expert mixologist.
For 7 years I’ve been covering the prestigious role of World Class Competition Ambassador for Europe, inspiring the Bartender Community as Trainer, Speaker, Competition Mentor and Judge
Having travelled the world, I now speak Italian, English and Spanish
I have also been crowned with the prestigious title of “Ireland’s WORLD CLASS Bartender of the Year 2010” advancing to the Global Final in Athens, where I was placed 3° in the world amongst 9000 Bartenders.
I’m very proud to be part of the esteemed judging panel for both Tales of The Cocktails and 50 Best Bars and have been nominated at Tales amongst the 10 BEST INTERNATIONAL BRAND AMBASSADORS of the Year in 2015 and amongst the 10 BEST INTERNATIONAL BARTENDERS of the Year of the Year in 2012.
Having developed cocktails around the globe, I’m really excited to have my recipes listed in some of the best Bars around the World and on relevant Cocktail Books like:
– Gary Regans’ Best New Cocktails 2012
– Diageo World Class Books
– Gary Regans’ Manual for Bartenders 2012
– Monin Anniversary Cocktail Book
– Gary Regans’ The Negroni: a Gaz Regan notion
– Gary Regans’ Best New Cocktails 2013
The top global drinking destinations for 2017 have just been revealed at The World’s 50 Best Bars awards!
The World’s 50 Best Bars is the most authoritative international bar survey ever conducted.
This year we welcome votes from 55 countries and more than 500 influential cocktail mixologists, drinks journalists, bar owners, bar managers and ambassadors, from around the world (including ListenToTheIce of course).
Never before has a group of such quality, number and spread been assembled, resulting in a truly credible survey.
This year’s list includes bars from 24 cities in 19 countries.
Google Alerts are emails that are sent to you when Google comes across your keywords of choice in web pages, newspaper articles, or blogs, without you doing…nothing!
How cool is that? This will help you – without any effort – to collect endless ideas and use it as a fantastic source of inspiration for articles, Brand or drink names, cocktail ingredients, cocktail competitions, workshops and other updates of your interest.
Click the image below to access Google Alerts!
You can customize Google Alerts to receive them as they happen, once a day, or once a week, and in no time you can sign up to receive multiple alerts for different keywords.
You can then create a folder in your e-mail system called “Web Tips” and storing all your tips there for easy access.
Let’s see some ways you can use this FREE GOOGLE feature:
WHAT THE WEB IS SAYING ABOUT YOU
Having Alerts on all variations of your name or your own Brand name will let you know whenever someone else mentions it. It lets you understand how others see & share info about you and it allows you to foresee issues before they become real problems by helping you track who mentions you or is linking to you from their blog, website, video, discussion group, etc.
Another idea is to set up Alerts for your competitors’ businesses, products, or services so you are aware of who they are serving, how they are advertising or what they are doing. It’s always very helpful to know what’s going on in your industry.
YOUR FAVOURITE AUTHOR
This can be a quick way to distill all the places your favourite author is being talked and his latest writing…you could use this to also track Drink Contests judges’ bio and preferences..shhhhh, I didn’t tell you this one!
A CAREER TOOL
Let’s say you are interested in a Bartender/Manager/Waiter job in your city or abroad, you could set up Alerts to always stay in the loop!
How about being alerted when the latest Hospitality or Bar Trend you are interested in, gets published? Cool AHH?
By putting your keywords in quotation marks (like this: “Cocktail Book”), you will be alerted when an article contains your exact keyword (this saves you from getting alerted when Goggle finds Cocktail OR Book individually in its search)!
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After nearly 10 years of sharing with (and caring about) our readers, we have reached a milestone of over 10k followers on our Instagram account! Woohoo!
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