The Depart the Summer event was held at Roof at the Park South Hotel in Manhattan (You should visit if you ever get a chance!)
Bar Methods was going on while we were there, and I got a chance to say hello to friend Chris Bidmead, co-founder of this great eductional event that is held annually.
Brian: I personally did it about 3 years ago, and I encourage you to look into that for next year - it's an amazing educational opportunity.
Anthony gave a great demonstration about how to take great photos, and then we paired up into teams of two (I paired with Hazel) and we had a photo and video competition. There were lots of props and drinks. We had to submit one photo and one slo mo video. In the end my photo won the contest! (Picture at right). It was a photo of a Tequila Avión Negroni.
For my notes from Anthony's Seminar, click here to send us an email with "Share the Knowledge" in the Subject Line and we'll email you a document summary.
We'd love to see what you learned from this episode so please feel free to use the tips to take photos, post on Instagram and tag us @bartenderjourney !
WE WROTE A BOOK! - COCKTAILS MADE SIMPLE BY BRIAN WEBER AND AMIN BENNY
We are so excited to announce that the special project is our new book, Cocktails Made Simple: Easy and Delicious Recipes for the Home Bartender! It’s coming out on October 15, 2019!
If you're a Home Bartender looking to entertain family and friends, you'll learn how to build a functional home bar with essential tools and cost-effective tips in order to craft cocktails in your own home.
It was a great experience writing this with co-author and our West Coast Bartender Journey associate, Amin Benny and a quick thanks to Hazel Alvarado for Back of House duties on this project.
The book is available NOW for pre-order on Amazon. To keep informed about the book. please follow Bartender Journey on
I wanted to share one more thing with you - I just read an outstanding article on bourbonr.com. Its called “What’s Malt, and Why is it Needed”. It’s a really worth a read. It not only does a great job of explaining the process of producing alcohol , but also some of the differences between scotch and bourbon and also the definition of a Single Malt. I’ll have that link on bartenderjourney.net. We’ll have to try get the author of that article Mr. Henrik Brandt on the show sometime.