Bartending

Ohza Raises $4 Million in Funding and Expands Nationally

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 1:57pm

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohza , the ready-to-drink cocktail brand best known for its convenient premade mimosas, recently closed a round of funding worth just over $4 million.

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  • CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohza , the ready-to-drink cocktail brand best known for its convenient premade mimosas, recently closed a round of funding worth just over $4 million.
  • We are excited to partner with Ryan and Ohza as they rapidly expand distribution and build a leader in the ready-to-drink cocktail category."
  • While Ohza is known for making classic sparkling wine cocktails in a convenient, accessible format, the company believes it is much more than that.
  • For more information about Ohza, please visit www.ohzamimosas.com and follow Ohza on social media at @OhzaMimosas .

Fuller, Smith & Turner PLC: Directorate

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 8:01am

Fuller, Smith & Turner PLC ("Fuller's" or "the Company"), the premium pubs and hotels business, is pleased to announce the appointment of Neil Smith as Finance Director.

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  • Fuller, Smith & Turner PLC ("Fuller's" or "the Company"), the premium pubs and hotels business, is pleased to announce the appointment of Neil Smith as Finance Director.
  • He will join the Company at a date to be confirmed, but no later than 1 December 2021.
  • Neil will also be appointed to the Board as of the same date and the Board will update shareholders accordingly.
  • Chairman, Michael Turner, said: "I am delighted to welcome Neil to our Company.

CanBee Canned Cocktails Now Available in New Jersey

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 6:00pm

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Founded by a seasoned Black Button Distilling spirits team alongside professional beekeepers, CanBee Cocktails a buzzy new brand of award-winning canned cocktails made with small-batch gin and real, simple ingredients is now available in New Jersey just in time for summer fun.

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  • ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Founded by a seasoned Black Button Distilling spirits team alongside professional beekeepers, CanBee Cocktails a buzzy new brand of award-winning canned cocktails made with small-batch gin and real, simple ingredients is now available in New Jersey just in time for summer fun.
  • Headquartered in Rochester, New York, CanBee Cocktails crafts award-winning, ready-to-drink cocktails with small-batch gin and real, simple ingredients.
  • CanBee Cocktails debuted in 2021, with its signature Bee's Knees variety made from the highest quality gin, lemon and honey.
  • For more information, visit https://www.canbeecocktails.com/ and follow along on Instagram (@canbeecocktails) and Facebook (CanBee Cocktails).

Cointreau Challenges Andy Cohen, Courteney Cox and Daveed Diggs to The Ultimate Margarita Showdown

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 4:00pm

To kick off the search, the brands have teamed up with Emmy award-winning host Andy Cohen, home-chef and award-winning actress Courteney Cox and Tony and Grammy award-winning actor, rapper, songwriter, and producer Daveed Diggs to mix up innovative and fresh margarita recipes in The Ultimate Margarita Showdown beginning June 24.

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  • To kick off the search, the brands have teamed up with Emmy award-winning host Andy Cohen, home-chef and award-winning actress Courteney Cox and Tony and Grammy award-winning actor, rapper, songwriter, and producer Daveed Diggs to mix up innovative and fresh margarita recipes in The Ultimate Margarita Showdown beginning June 24.
  • The Ultimate Margarita Showdown competition continues this long term commitment to help support our local bars and restaurants.
  • Andy, Courteney and Daveed are the perfect Cointreau margarita fans to help bring this competition to life, and we are thrilled to partner with them.
  • Voting for The Ultimate Margarita Showdown will close on August 4 with the winner announced on August 9.

wagamama launches Asian-inspired cocktail program in all US restaurants

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 7:17pm

The cocktail program celebrates and embraces Asia's fresh ingredients, all while adding awagamama twist.

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  • The cocktail program celebrates and embraces Asia's fresh ingredients, all while adding awagamama twist.
  • The cocktail menu also features modern interpretations of popular classics, including the Thai Chili Margarita with tequila,coconut,chiliand limebittersandacayenne,cinnamonsaltrim.
  • To support the launch of the beverage program and provide guests live entertainment post-pandemic, wagamama debuts its Summer Socials on Friday, May 28th.
  • The Summer Social event series will feature resident DJs on the patios of our restaurants and an outdoor environment tuned to the season.

Puttery Now Hiring for its First Two Locations in The Colony/Dallas and Charlotte

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 1:43pm

Anchored by multiple bars and lounges, Puttery will be the first and natural choice for going out and having a great time.

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  • Anchored by multiple bars and lounges, Puttery will be the first and natural choice for going out and having a great time.
  • Puttery will feature an upscale food and beverage menu specially curated by its own chefs and craft-spirits specialists.
  • Available positions in The Colony/Dallas Puttery location include bartenders, servers, concierge hosts, line cooks, dishwashers and many more.
  • The new 18,000 square-foot Puttery venue in Charlotte, North Carolina is located at 210 Rampart Street.

Bruno Mars Directs, Stars in New Campaign for SelvaRey Rum

Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 6:15pm

Just in time for summer and rum season, SelvaRey Coconut is poised to elevate every Pia Colada from Miami to Honolulu.

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  • Just in time for summer and rum season, SelvaRey Coconut is poised to elevate every Pia Colada from Miami to Honolulu.
  • It promises to forever raise the bar in the coconut rum category and the world of tropical cocktails.
  • SelvaRey has also introduced its signature cocktail - the Skinny Pia Colada - the perfect vehicle for the new-ultra premium coconut rum.
  • Owned and operated by Seth Gold, Marc Gold, Robert Herzig and Bruno Mars, SelvaRey brings you Tropical Luxury, Wherever You Are.

Famous Gulf Coast Cocktail BUSHWACKER Launches in Southeast U.S.

Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 4:15pm

NEW YORK, May 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bushwacker Spirits announces the launch of the popular Gulf Coast cocktail, Bushwacker , now available in a convenient and beautiful package in stores throughout Alabama, Tennessee, and Florida.

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  • NEW YORK, May 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bushwacker Spirits announces the launch of the popular Gulf Coast cocktail, Bushwacker , now available in a convenient and beautiful package in stores throughout Alabama, Tennessee, and Florida.
  • The original Bushwacker cocktail was created in a beachside bar in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands in the 1970's and popularized over the years in bars along the Florida Panhandle and Alabama Gulf Coast.
  • The idea for Bushwacker Spirits came to Michael Smith and Carter Echols in 2019 while vacationing in Apalachicola, FL, with their families.
  • Bushwacker is ready to serve straight out of the bottle, but it is also recommended in a delicious recipe:

BACARDÍ® Real Rum Canned Cocktails Expand Range With Three New Flavors

Monday, May 24, 2021 - 2:00pm

HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Following on the successful launch of BACARD Real Rum Canned Cocktails last year, BACARD Rum is expanding its range of canned cocktails with three vibrant new flavors and the first-ever variety pack, just in time for summer.

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  • HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Following on the successful launch of BACARD Real Rum Canned Cocktails last year, BACARD Rum is expanding its range of canned cocktails with three vibrant new flavors and the first-ever variety pack, just in time for summer.
  • This lush, tropical trio joins the refreshing range that launched last year BACARD Lime & Soda, BACARD Limon & Lemonade and BACARD Rum Punch.
  • Perfect for hitting the beach, lounging in the park, or toting on a hike, BACARD Real Rum Canned Cocktails are made with natural flavors, real ingredients, and no artificial sweeteners.
  • "We're confident that our new BACARD Real Rum Cocktails will continue to appeal to discerning drinkers who are looking for high quality canned cocktails made with natural flavors and real ingredients," said Maria Galis, Marketing Director, BACARD for North America.

Global Bars and Cafes Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impacts and Recovery to 2025 & 2030 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, May 21, 2021 - 10:59am

The market is expected to reach $512.98 billion in 2025 at a CAGR of 6%.\nAsia Pacific was the largest region in the global bars and cafes market, accounting for 35% of the market in 2020.

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  • The market is expected to reach $512.98 billion in 2025 at a CAGR of 6%.\nAsia Pacific was the largest region in the global bars and cafes market, accounting for 35% of the market in 2020.
  • Western Europe was the second largest region accounting for 34% of the global bars and cafes market.
  • Africa was the smallest region in the global bars and cafes market.\nTechnological advances are enabling beverage serving companies to deliver customized, convenient, fast and adaptable services.
  • Bars, taverns and nightclubs are also increasingly offering technology-driven solutions and services.