Mathew 'one T' Sloane has come a long way from the world of Liverpool,
UK where he grew up. He now works right on the beach at Surfside Beach
Restaurant & Bar overlooking the Caribbean Sea.
Meet the Austria-born What's Hot Mixologist of the month.
Craig Popovich began bartending part-time when he was 21 years old, but
it didn’t take long before he realised that this was what he wanted to
do for a living.
February 6, 2013
Sometimes it takes a great chef to make a great drink, and if his drinks
are anything to go by, Chef John Taube must be pretty awesome in the
The Bartender of the month for January, Bosko Damjanovic, has experience from land to
sea, and now to the Cayman Islands.
This beautiful venue has hosted many a wedding and private party, and is
a regular dining spot for residents and tourists who appreciate the
building’s history and its excellent cuisine.
Chelsea’s is a familiar name to anyone who’s lived in Grand Cayman for a
number of years and is a fan of the legendary game of pool.
McHugh has worked in the service industry ever since he was a wee lad
in Northern Ireland, and anyone who has frequented the social scene here
in Grand Cayman should recognise his smiling face. He is now the main
mixologist at Edoardo’s Barolo Lounge.
Meet What's Hot Magazine's Bartender of the Month, Jenny
Our bartender of the month has this radical notion that working behind a bar in the
Caribbean, socialising with customers and having a laugh might be more
fun than working in an office.
Bamboo is a familiar name to anyone who lives in Cayman and loves their sushi.
I’m going to let you in on a little secret: Osetra Bay is open once again for the season with a fabulous new menu, enhanced décor and a mixologist who (thanks to an incredible range of house-made fresh ingredients) raises the cocktail bar to the next level.
Anyone who has had the pleasure of visiting or staying at The
Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman knows that when it comes to service and
quality, this property is second-to-none. It is safe to say that staff
is carefully selected based on experience and personality, and Richard
Robinson certainly makes the grade.
Nestled in the heart of Camana Bay is Ortanique - Cuisine of the Sun; and nestled in the heart of Ortanique is Ram Maranan, a charmer from the Philippines and skilled mixologist who has all the moves with the martinis to back them up.
Some people might consider the job of a bartender to be a simple one.
You open a beer, you mix a drink, you serve it – how tough can it be?
Karma in West Shore Centre joined the local restaurant scene
in 2010 and has been garnering rave reviews ever since.
The Brasserie in Cricket Square is a favourite of many tourists and residents – a hidden gem in the heart of George Town that caters to those who appreciate fresh ingredients and excellent service.
You don't have to spend a long time in Michele (Mi-KEH-le) Zama's company to know he was born to be around people.
The Cayman Turtle Farm: Island Wildlife encounter carries the flag for
Caymanian culture and is one of the must see attractions for any
visitors to Cayman.
If ever you were to look for someone born for a social job like
bartending, you’d know your search was at an end upon meeting Dee
McKelvie. A spunky Canadian with a great husky laugh and a terrific
sense of fun, Dee immediately welcomes everyone to Stingers Bar with
open arms (and bottles).
Jennifer “Jen” Myatt was born in Sydney, Nova Scotia and now here she is
in the Cayman Islands! It’s amazing how making a few connections and a
bit of luck can take you to places you never expected to be.
Rackham's Pub and Restaurant overlooking the tranquil seas near George Town harbour is a favourite hangout for residents and tourists. A long-established business that embraces the casual and shuns the stuffy, Rackham's is known for...
How does a young Canadian lad with a taste for flair bartending and a
set of eyelashes a horse would envy make his way to the Cayman Islands?
Jono Firstbrook is only 23 years old, but he’s already visited more
countries than a number of people twice his age have discovered,
Zach Mack is one of those rare creatures – a singing, songwriting
bartender. The great thing is that he is skilled in all three
disciplines and when he’s not serving drinks to customers, he’s
entertaining them with his guitar prowess and original numbers.
An inviting, comfortable nook in the heart of the Seven Mile strip,
Edoardo’s definitely needs to feature on your list of places to go. When
you stop by, be sure to order a drink from Nelson Garcia, a Panamanian
native with a lot of service experience and a smile that most dentists
Chang’s is a new and exciting restaurant joining the Cayman scene.
Located in Treasure Island Resort, it specialises in oriental cuisine
served in a warm, relaxed atmosphere. One of the biggest assets of
Chang’s is its large...
Graziela Portela is the sassy bartender to be found serving up the
drinks at Agua in Galleria Plaza. This fresh and exciting addition to
the restaurant scene boasts a relaxing lounge area that sits betwixt the
indoor and outdoor dining spaces, which is where you’ll find a very
welcoming and social bar.
The moment you see Lachlan Morris working the bottles and glasses at Jet, you realise that he is not your average bartender. Lachlan takes the art of flair bartending to a whole new level. But he isn’t just about juggling the elements of his trade up in the air. In the end, the quality of the drink is as important as the entertainment that goes into its creation. It’s safe to say that this lad from Down Under has mastered both.
It is said that bartending is a skill you can take anywhere in the
world. Phil Walsh has certainly tested that theory to its limit and he’s
enjoying every moment of it.
February 3, 2010
Shake all the ingredients together and strain over ice in a cocktail glass
Tangent ‘TJ’ Ambridge is an interesting character and was just born to
be in a social job. With an easygoing attitude and the added advantage
of towering height he bartends with the greatest of ease at the Wharf
Restaurant and Bar.
Lisa Shemwell was born and bred in Rotherham, Yorkshire which
officially makes her a lass. When she turned 18 she moved south to High
Wickham, Buckinghamshire to further her schooling and studied French,
Spanish, Russian, Latin and Business Studies.
Had Chris Cairns followed his originally chosen path, it is doubtful
that he would have graced the shores of the Cayman Islands unless it
was with a travelling theatre group.