Looking to impress your guests this Halloween? The beauty of working with cocktails is the wide range of electrifying colours that you can work with, from bright green to mellow yellow or a deep black. With that in mind, we've taken a few classic and simple cocktails and added a bit of Halloween fright to them, for you to mix up this Halloween.Midnight MartiniWe're taking the classic Gin martini and turning this jet black with the help of squid ink. Squid ink has a subtle briny flavour to it which works perfectly in a martini.Whilst a martini is traditionally ...
We recently hosted a Wimbledon-themed cocktail class, as part of our regular ticketed cocktail masterclasses (sign up here to find out about our next one).
As the cocktails were so well received, we're happily sharing the recipes below so that you can enjoy at your leisure;Strawberries & Cream
Add all of the following ingredients to a cocktail shaker, shake with ice and strain over fresh ice in a long glass.
25ml Quality Vodka
15ml Haut Maison Crème de Cacao
50ml Half & Half (Milk & Cream)
25ml Strawberry Syrup
Garnish with a strawberry dipped in cream.Ma...
Celebrating the Royal Wedding this weekend? Well, fear not, serve up these royal concoctions and you'll be enjoying in style.
A Right Royal Punch
Place the following ingredients into a large punch bowl and stir with ice
1 litre of pressed cloudy apple juice
Juice of two squeezed lemons
1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon powder
1 tablespoon of ginger syrup
Four star anise
250ml Haut Maison Damson Gin
250ml London Dry Gin e.g. Tanqueray
Garnish with cinnamon sticks and lemon wheels.King & Tonic
Add the following ingredients to a highball glass with ...
We are so very pleased to announce that we have become the inaugural winner of the Bailiwick Business Academy, scooping the top prize of £15,000 of promotional support, as well as introductions with potential investors.We were one of the four finalists who pitched to an expert panel of investors - including Aaron Chatterley, Simon Perée and Zef Eisenberg - at Ormer restaurant in Jersey this week, which were two businesses from Guernsey and two businesses from Jersey.Over the course of the day, each business was granted ten minutes to present their business and ...
Fifth in our #HouseHeroes series, is our house gin: the award-winning 'Fords Gin' from The 86 Co.
We stumbled across Fords Gin in an industry magazine when we were doing our initial business planning back in 2013, we were immediately hooked on the story they were telling; a gin made by bartenders for bartenders. No marketing fluff, no pointless information on the labels - straight-forward straight-talking quality gin that is reasonably priced. That £45 bottle of gin your drinking? It probably cost the same to produce, it's all in the marketing. Everything ...
Never ones for slowing down, we have been hard at work to bring new and exciting things to your events for 2018 and beyond, read on for more details.Cocktail Masterclasses
We will be making sure that we are offering more ticketed masterclasses than ever before! Following on from their success in 2016 and 2017, we will be aiming to provide at least 6 ticketed masterclasses per year, all with different themes. You can keep an eye on upcoming classes, here.We have also added two new cocktail masterclass styles for private and corporate events too! Our Spirit of ...
In September 2017, Bailiwick Publishing, the parent company of Bailiwick Express, launched the Business Academy, "a new initiative designed to provide guidance, support and potentially investment, to get start-ups off the ground."At the end of 2017, a selection of panelists shortlisted four companies, two from Guernsey and two from Jersey, to present their pitches to investors and businessmen & businesswomen.Following our acquisition of Haut Maison in early 2017, we decided to enter the Haut Maison brand as the part of the business that would most benefit from ...
Guernsey’s luxury drinks catering service, Apéritif, has launched a temporary Christmas-themed cocktail bar in the heart of Guernsey’s historic Market Buildings. Launched on Saturday 25th November, the pop-up cocktail bar is open from 6.30pm Thursday through Saturday until 23rd December.
With continued expansion entering our third year, we're looking to take on an additional bartender for events at weekends.Working hours are flexible, with most shifts being on Friday and Saturday nights.No experience is necessary as full training will be given.Ultimately, a striking personality is what will get you the job; somebody who has the confidence, politeness and professionalism to carry on Apéritif's exemplary reputation.What The Job Is Like
Working at Apéritif is quite different to working in your regular bar; your customers change every ...
Luxury drinks caterer Apéritif has taken an exciting new step: acquiring a boutique liqueur producer and moving to new premises.