The Shaker team has a combined experience of over 50 years, with some of the industries leading trainers; they live breathe and sleep the bar industry! Meet the team…
Amit is a veteran bartender and trainer having started his career in the TGI Fridays and Navajo Joe fame of the 90’s and then worked throughout the Maxwell Group in various sites.
His experience has taken him around the world with stints in Australia and consulting on projects for the Raffles Hotel Group in Japan, before heading up the Purple Bar at the Sanderson and serving the Queen at the Ritz.
As a trainer Amit has been involved in writing and executing various national programs for Diageo, Coors, Coca Cola and Brown Foreman. Amit is Head of Training at the London BarSchool.
Stuart has been working in the drinks industry for over 20years within varied styles of outlets. Stuarts early years was working in seaside hotels and then Tenerife nightclubs, but got himself to London and built his professional skills managing the infamous Met Bar, Metropolitan Hotel, producing classic drinks for A list celebs and Royalty.
His Operational and Training skills have led him to set up and manage high-end establishments including, Met Bangkok, Mandeville Hotel, Intercontinental Park Lane. More recently working with Molson Coors, training staff and consumers in the love of beer & food, although his passion has always been for the classic cocktails and the belief that you don’t have to be a 5 star hotel to offer 5 star drinks and service.