Asia’s most influential bar and beverage awarding body, The Bar Awards, is coming to Bangkok for 2017. Bartenders from all over the region and the world will be shaking it up at the best cocktail bars in Bangkok, which will kick off with two-weeks of Public Nominations from March 1-14. This allows members of the public to vote for their favourite bars and bartenders. The winners will be announced at The Bar Awards event on April 23.
First launched in Singapore in 2014, The Bar Awards are recognised as one of Asia’s most respected accolades that acknowledge the best in the industry. The 2017 Bar Awards will be making stops in four cities across Asia; Singapore, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok.
One of the editors of The Bar Awards, Tron Young said, “We’re pretty excited to be starting in Bangkok. As a proud Thai, I’m over the moon to be able to bring The Bar Awards to the city I grew up in and love. Seeing my hometown become one of Asia’s best drinking cities is pretty awesome!”
Once the Public Nominations have closed, the process involves two rounds of voting by the panel, which consists of 30 members from all walks of the food and beverage industry, including bar professionals, owners, drink connoisseurs, journalists and chefs The first round will decide the top 10 who will be shortlisted, and announced on March 29. The second round will then determine the winners.
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