Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa tops the competition

Thursday, 15 October 2009 09:37

Sheraton Maldives Places First in Both Classical and Flair Bartender of the Year Cocktail Competition
Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa is proud to announce that two of their associates have received the top honours at the SIMDI - Bacardi/ Marie Brizzard Classical and Flair Bartender of the Year Cocktail Competition on Tuesday, 6 October 2009. Both Rajandra Joshi and Argus Setiawan, won first place in the Classical & Flair categories respectively. Ruwan Dinesh also received an Honorable Mention in the Classical Category. This marks the first time that the resort and bartenders have entered the competition making this an unforgettable achievement for all.

  • Rajandra Joshi - Cinnamon Sunrise, winning cocktail of classical category (Cinnamon stick, Bacardi Gold, Apricod Brandy, Martini Rosso)
  • Argus Setiawan - Lady Pick, winning cocktail of flair category (Bacardi, Gallino, Blue Curacao, Fresh Orange Juice) Juggled, tossed, twirled and even danced his way to the top!
  • Ruwan Dinesh - Blue Horizon (Bacardi, Blue Curacao, Southern Comfort, Fresh Orange & Honey Melon Juice)
Rajendra and Argus will receive sponsorship to participate in the John White Elite Bar Management course in Singapore, which is conducted by the International Bartender Association. They will also be given an opportunity to take part in the annual Classical & Flair Bartender of the Year (Asia Pacific Region) competition in Singapore
The local event featured a two-day training course on spirits, cocktails and general bar procedures. The competition was held on the last day of the programme, 06 October 2009. The awards ceremony and cocktail party was hosted by Hulehule Island Hotel and attended by General Managers, Food & Beverage Executives and all participants and supporters.
"The whole resort is very proud of Rajendra & Argus. It only highlights how Sheraton provides the best cocktails and entertainment to our guests. The effort they have put in for this competition is highly appreciated," said Brian Segrave, Complex General Manager of Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa and W Retreat & Spa - Maldives. "With the rebranding of Sheraton in December 2008, I believe this also shows how far we have come to achieve the standard that will position Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa one of the best upscale resorts in the Maldives. I would really like to recognize all the effort the team has put in and this is certainly a fascinating evening."
Dining & Entertainment at Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa
In the ongoing commitment to providing exceptional guest experience, Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa also offers various dining experiences and entertainment options for the guests on top of the 8 distinct restaurants and bars, guests can spend an evening with a special seafood menu, show their talent at the karaoke bar, or listen to live music over a few of their favourite drinks under the stars. For more active options, guests can play volleyball with the management team and have a bon fire beach party, or visit the dance floor while the DJ mixes up disco music with some Maldivian cultural performance.
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