After dominating the bartending scene in Australia, Priscilla Leong adds yet another prestigious bar to her impressive resume. The Singaporean born bartender has recently scored the role of Head Bartender at the iconic ‘Long Bar’ in Raffles Hotel Singapore. In her new role, she’ll also be overseeing the renewing of the beverage menu that will be carried over all ‘Raffles Hotel Singapore’ bars.
“It’s truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be apart of the Long Bar, one of the oldest and most iconic bars in the world”, Leong said, “I am thrilled to be back home in Singapore and honoured to be able to reinvigorate the story of Long Bar whilst upholding the heritage of Raffles Hotel through the careful curation of it’s craft cocktails and beverages.”
Leong has definitely earned this huge role as she has a decade’s worth of experience at some of Australia’s finest bars. Being Head Bartender at award-winning cocktail bars such as Golden Monkey, Seamstress Bar and The Baxter Inn.
Christian Westbeld, the general manager at Raffles Hotel said, “We are confident that she will bring a diverse expertise and her own unique brand of bartending to Long Bar, elevating the beverage programme and bar experience, not just at raffles Hotel Singapore but also contribute to the Singapore cocktail culture.”