For the third time Larissa will host the Bar Engage , the cocktail party. From 7 to 12 May 2018, guest bartendings, pop up bars, parties, seminars, talks, tastings and masterclasses bring us in touch with what’s new and pioneering in Greece and internationally in the scene of cocktail and good drink !
Bar Engage is a great celebration for the cocktail and good drink culture. It is organized once a year in Larissa to connect businessmen and professionals in catering and recreation as well as the dynamic public of the city with the Greek and international trends of bartending. Our goal is to make the life of the city even more exciting by creating a great event-landmark with a variety of actions, highlighting the modern face of Larissa, presenting to distinguished professionals from abroad and interior the dynamics of Thessaly in gastronomy, entertainment, entertainment and culture. Also bring together businessmen and professionals from the field of dining and recreation. The first Bar Engage was held in May 2016 with hosted renowned bartenders from Paris, who met and loved Larissa and the surrounding area.
The continuation this year, in a longer run, with guests from Paris and London, with the presence of well-known bars all over Greece and many other surprises.
In his third year, Bar Engage 2018 consolidates as an institution and expands by pressing firmly on his original vision. Always the hospitality, extroversion, the creation of links and the exchange of views, Bar Engage continues to pioneer by linking the international bartending trends to the local gastronomic, historical and tourist wealth. From May 7th to 12th, 2018, guest bartendings, pop up bars, parties, seminars, talks, tastings and masterclasses will give the audience the opportunity to get in touch with what’s new and pioneering in Greece and internationally on stage cocktail and good drink.
This year’s event hosts:
from France: Nicolas Goradesky (Bisou, Paris), Aron Farkas (Les Grands Verres, Paris), Emily Reynolds (Little Red Door, Paris)
Margot Lecarpentier (Combat, Paris), Simon Chollet (Symbiose, Bordeaux), Romain Dormegnie (Le Parfum, Montpellier)
from London: Michiel Carteus (Bar Termini), Emilio Di Salvo (Artesian), Daniel Schofield (Coupette, London)
from Spain: Matias Iriarte Turnes (Ginbo, Mallorca), Moe Aljaff (Two Schmucks, Barcelona)
from Cyprus: Andreas Sanidiotis, Lost + Found Drinkery, Nicosia
from Milan: Francesco Bonazzi (Mag Cafe, Milan), Davide Fornasiero (Brand Ambassador of Gruppo Campari)
from Frankfurt: Armin Azadpour (Hunky Dory)
Visitors from abroad will visit the area’s great sights while visiting wineries, distilleries and local cooperatives to get acquainted with the products produced by the region and the traditional techniques used to produce them in order to learn about the cultural heritage and culinary traditions of Larissa and Thessaly.
The Greek bars that will take part in the opening and closing parties and after parties are as follows: from Athens, The Clumsies, Baba Au Rum, Mr. Peacock, 42.Barstronomy, Odori, Noel, Upupa Epops, Borsalino, Drunk Sinatra, Meerkat Cocktail Safari and A For Athens, Thessaloniki Cin Cin and Vogatsikou 3, Karditsa Cadillac Records and Charlot from Ioannina Blue Gin and Spitaki, from Volos to Cube and Grappa, as well as Pallas (Chania) and Kouchico (Syros).
In the special forum that will be held within the framework of Bar Engage will present presentations and speeches with a wide range of interesting themes: Sullivan Doh (Le Syndicat, La Commune), Lelos Georgopoulos (The Clumsies, Theory, Odori), influencers Edvinas “Eddie” Rudzinskas and Danil Nevsky, Dean Callan, Margot Lecarpentier (Combat), Lost + Found Drinkery and Borsalino.