The Friendship Test with Ivy Mix and Lynnette Marrero
Breaking barriers since 2011, Ivy Mix and Lynnette Marrero are the visionaries behind Speed Rack, the world renowned all-female-identifying bartending competition, putting talented, up-and-coming bartenders on the cocktail map, while also raising over $1 million for breast cancer research charities. At this year’s Tales of the Cocktail, SpeedRack celebrated its tenth edition. Pioneers, colleagues and of course great friends, but will these two bar icons stand the Campari Academy Friendship Test?
ArticleThe future is yours to create: Maite Cabrera
Our sixth bartender in our series is Chile’s Maite Cabrera. Currently travelling around Europe, Cabrera talks about constantly learning, why a fair wage matters, and having a legacy of making bartending fun
ArticleThe future is yours to create: Josephine Sondlo
Fifth in our new series is Josephine Sondlo, founder of Sizwe Studios in Stockholm. She talks about her habit of repetition, how to be smarter working with brands, and why goal setting is important
ArticleUp close & personal: Missy Flynn, Rita's
The third interviewee of our video series is Missy Flyn, co-owner of Rita's in London's Soho. She lays bare the business's early problems, the implications it has had on who she trusts, and the reality of running your own restaurant
ArticleThe future is yours to create: Christina Chae
Meet the fourth interviewee in our new series: Christina Chae, co-owner of plant cocktail bar, Moonflower, in Portage Park, Chicago. She talks about creating safe spaces, not looking at each other as competition, and leading by example
ArticleThe future is yours to create: Aashi Bhatnagar
Our third interviewee in our new series is Aashi Bhatnagar, innovation artist at Cobbler & Crew bar in Pune, India. She talks to us about being inspired by women in the industry, falling in love with the stories of classic cocktails, and how a fake injury got her behind the bar
ArticleUp close & personal: Guoyi Gan and Indra Kantono, Jigger & Pony Group
The second instalment of our new video series sees us talking to Guoyi Gan and Indra Kantono, co-founders of Jigger & Pony Group. They share their past management mishaps, why they don't like rules, and always remembering that a bar is a business
ArticleHow Bartenders Think, When Designing Bar Tools
Very often, technology (and micro-technology even more) is not taken seriously when considering what elements goes into making the perfect drink. Of course, no serious drinking can take place without the best ingredients or skillfull technique, but the choice of tools you use to create those concoctions, also play a huge role. What are the […]
TrainingDiscover the Jamaican heritage of rum
Discover the origins of rum, an international spirit favorite.
ArticleTricky Questions with Leonardo Leuci
He is one of the founders of Jerry Thomas Project in Rome, which pioneered modern mixology in Italy, opening in 2010. And he sat down with Campari Academy, to take the most challenging test: Leonardo Leuci is facing the Tricky Questions. How will he score?
TrainingSkyy vodka – a bar staple from California
Created in the search for the perfect martini, Skyy Vodka has become a cocktail favorite. Discover the history and tasting notes.
ArticleNumbers Game: 8 ways to Ensure Your Bar Design isn’t Costing you Money
Your design choices can greatly impact yuor financial performances. Here's how to make sure your bar design is not causing you to lose money.
ArticleDesign&Technology: the future of bars
Hospitality is and has always been a field highly centred around human interaction; whether you provide accommodation for travellers, meals for diners or like many of us, beverages for drinkers – it’s easy to forget all the things that are necessary for this last interaction to happen. Long before you can start thinking about serving […]