Phnom Penh, Cambodia 5.9.2023 The Top 30 Academy, a subsidiary of Cambodia’s Top 30 in partnership with Chivas Regal and Ballantine’s Cambodia is thrilled to announce the launch of “The Bartender Academy,” an innovative program designed to cultivate the next generation of talented bartenders.
With the shared vision of nurturing young talent and elevating the bar industry to new heights, this scholarship aims to offer unparalleled opportunities to aspirants wishing to hone their bartending skills and techniques.
A Commitment to Excellence Since its inception, The TOP 30 Academy has remained committed to providing world-class education and training within the beverage industry. The Bartender Academy is the next step in that commitment, aiming to empower young and upcoming bartenders who display a keen interest in learning the art of mixology and bartending. “Building a Legacy in Bartending, the world of mixology is ever evolving, and with ‘The Bartender Academy’, we aim to be at the forefront of that evolution in Cambodia,” says Alvin Sinclair the Managing Director & Founder of The TOP 30 Academy and Cambodia’s Top 30 . This campaign offers a comprehensive training program through hands-on sessions with industry stalwarts, participants will gain insights that go beyond the traditional realm, including business management, customer relations, and the art of curating memorable experiences.
A partnership that Speaks Volumes In Pernod Ricard Cambodge that carries the brands Chivas Regal and Ballantine’s, the TOP 30 Academy has found a partner that aligns perfectly with its vision and values. Pernod Ricard’s long-standing reputation for quality and excellence makes them an ideal sponsor for this endeavor. Their support showcases their dedicationon to fostering growth and innovation within the bartending community.
About The TOP 30 Academy its a premier institution dedicated to championing the cause of bartending excellence. Through its wide range of programs, the academy has been instrumental in shaping the careers of numerous professionals in the beverage industry, in Cambodia.
About Pernod Ricard Cambodge, Pernod Ricard Cambodge is an affiliate of Pernod Ricard, a world leader in wines and spirits. With a diverse portfolio and a commitment to promoting responsible drinking, Pernod Ricard has been a trailblazer in the beverage industry. “People are important to Pernod Ricard Cambodge based on one of key pillar of Company S&R roadmap – Valuing People. We hope to develop the future generation of Cambodian bartenders as they begin their careers in the food and beverage sector through this Bartender Academy.” says Daren Ong the Managing Director of Pernod Ricard Cambodge In this campaign, Chivas Regal and Ballantine’s will be the leading brands working together with The Top 30 Academy.
Inclusion and Opportunity, in an effort to ensure the broadest reach, The Bartender Academy aims to target bartenders from varied backgrounds, irrespective of their current skill level. This includes those who have just stepped into the world of bartending and those who have been mixing drinks for years but are looking for formal training to refine their craft.
The Bartender Academy is more than just a program—it’s a movement towards crafting a brighter future for the beverage industry in Cambodia. By fostering a spirit of continuous learning and innovation, The TOP 30 Academy, with the generous support of Chivas Regal and Ballantine’s Cambodia, hopes to inspire a new wave of bartenders who will redefine the art of mixology in the years to come.