Kaitlyn Stewart of the Royal Dinette in Canada has been named the best bartender in the world at the Global World Class Bartenders Competition on the 24th of August, 2017 in Mexico City. It was a grueling four-day affair featuring the winners of the World Class Regional Bartenders Competition.
55 of the world’s finest bartenders got trimmed to 10 and only 4 remained after the Lucha Libre round; a head-to-head cocktail contest where bartenders created their best classic cocktails. These 4 were all true masters of the Diageo Reserve range comprising luxury brands like Cîroc, Johnnie Walker Deluxe, Don Julio and Tanqueray amongst many others. Kaitlyn demonstrated poise and passion to outlast Denmark’s Mate Csatlos, Turkey’s Kevin Patnode and Australia’s Andrea Gualdi.
Kaitlyn will now begin a year of feats and fun as she will now tour the world as Diageo Reserve Brand Ambassador whipping up the most innovative cocktails with the Diageo Reserve Portfolio.
The German city of Berlin will next host the finest clash of bartenders in 2018. World Class goes to Berlin, Germany.