WORLD CLASS COUNTRY WINNER 2018

Patrick Matua, Kenya

Place of work:  Villa Rosa Kempinski

A relative newcomer to the world of mixology, Patrick has quickly climbed the ranks over the last four years to become head mixologist at the 5-star Villa Rosa Kempinski in Nairobi. Humble and hardworking, he lets his drinks do the talking, and he loves that bartending has given him a stage to showcase his talent and meet so many incredible people. When it comes to up-and-coming industry trends, Patrick's focus is signature serves and innovative garnishes.