WORLD CLASS COUNTRY WINNER 2019

KITIBORDEE CHORTUBTIM, Thailand

After six years of competing, Kitibordee didn’t give up his dream on becoming Thailand’s World Class Bartender of the Year and in 2019 he will represent his country at the Global Finals in Glasgow. One of the founders of Backstage Cocktail Bar, Kitibordee was the head bartender when the venue was ranked 13th place in Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2018. Later that year, Kitibordee made the decision to become the Head Bartender at Libèration because of his love for experimenting with local ingredients. With his passion, combined with modern technology, he could create jaw-dropping cocktails.