WORLD CLASS BARTENDER OF THE YEAR FINAL 6 ANNOUNCED

It was an explosive day at the WORLD CLASS Bartender of year final

After three days of gruelling challenges, only six competitors remain.

 Another nail-biting day in Miami. The top 12 finalists battled it out against the clock to perfect the American Classics. This challenge saw the contestants pushed to their limit, as they each prepped and delivered drinks under an unforgiving time limit of just ten minutes.

Competition was tight but in the end the judges narrowed it down to six final competitors. Congratulations to the six shortlisted finalists:

Dries Botty, Belgium

Adrián Michalčík, Czech Republic

Jonas Andersen, Denmark

Jennifer Le Nechet, France

Ryu Fujii, Japan

Nick Wu, Taiwan

The top six each now have just 24 hours to create and conceptualise a bespoke pop-up bar in Miami Shakedown, the final challenge of the competition. There the finalists will serve the most important cocktails of their lives and the eagerly anticipated announcement will finally be made. Not long until we will find out who will be crowned World Class Bartender of the Year 2016! 

Watch the competition live at the extended Livestream hosted here on theworldclassclub.com from 8.30 EDT Miami Time