From LA to London
Continuing the international element of Cocktails in the City London guests of this year’s summer event will be able to meet and enjoy drinks with LA’s hottest bartender and winner of Cocktails in the City Los Angeles, Chris Amirault.
You have achieved a lot of success in your bartending career to date, what do you think makes a great bartender?
I think the truly great bartenders out there are simply great people – although they will be technically excelle
How did you get into the industry?
If you start way back I was originally focused on being a basketball player. I had a plan I’d talked through with my parents, I was at private school on a basketball scholarship and the aim w
And your in London after winning the Cocktails in the City Los Angeles event – what did you do to win that?
At the event there was a panel of judges including press and trade who were looking for a combination of the best cockta
And what are the current drinks trends in LA?
At the moment a lot of the leading bars are having more fun with their drinks. They are taking 90’s drinks that might seem a bit dated and recreating them in modern ways and creati
Cocktails in the City is a celebration of the craft and skill of the bartender, what is the perception of bartenders in LA?
It's interesting because a few years ago most new openings would be restaurant led and the press cover