Chairman’s Reserve Mai Tai Competition Finalists 2017

Chairman’s Reserve Australia and Big Island Wholesalers have announced the six finalist of the Australian Chairman’s Reserve Signature Mai Tai Competition who will be competing for the title of Mai Tai Chairman for Australia 2017.

Chairman’s Reserve Mai Tai Competition Finalists

After announcing the Phase 1 Finalists in August, here are the six finalist of the Chairman’s Reserve Australian Mai Tai Competition 2017  listed in alphabetical order:

  • Sam Dennett – Cheddar Bella Vista
  • Lachlan Gunner – Della Hyde, Darlinghurst
  • Craig Keerison – The Botanist
  • Mark Lovett – The Cuban Place, CBD
  • Aaron Michael – The Forgotten Cask, Waterloo
  • Oliver Payne – Bondi Hardware

The finalists will be competing on Monday 9th October at The Forgotten Cask Rooftop Bar from 2.30pm-6pm. The competition will be judged by  Caleb Mcgeachie, Tom Bulmer, Michael Glaize and Corinne Mossati (Cocktails & Bars).

Chairman’s Reserve Australia would like to extend an invitation to the bartending community to watch the judging of the finals of the Chairman’s Mai Tai Competition and the crowning of the 2017 Australian Chairman’s Reserve Winner. There will be an after party at The Forgotten Cask (123 Botany Rd, Waterloo) which includes promotions, Chairman’s Reserve tastings, a first look and tasting of Clément Rhum Agricole from the island of Martinique as well as cocktail specials and free nibbles.

RSVP by COB Friday 6th of October 2017 ( or on the Facebook events page.

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Chairman’s Reserve Mai Tai Competition Finalists 2017 was last modified: October 10th, 2017 by Corinne Mossati
Corinne Mossati

Corinne Mossati is the Founder/Editor of Cocktails & Bars and popular online magazine Gourmantic. She is named in the Australian Bartender Magazine Top 100 Most Influential List since 2013, is a member of The World’s 50 Best Bars Academy who judges the World’s 50 Best Bars. She has also judged the Australasian Whisky Awards and various national cocktail competitions. Read the full bio here.