The Hotel Show in Colombo witnessed a thrilling spectacle as Shan Hussain of Uga Residence emerged victorious and claimed the prestigious Bar Champ 2023 title. Shan’s exceptional mixology skills wowed the judges and made his cocktails stand out from the competition. Outshining 84 participants from all corners of the island, Shan secured a place in the top 5 finalists before ultimately reigning supreme in the black box round.
What sets Shan apart is his passion for mixology, evident in his signature homemade bitters that add a sophisticated touch to his cocktails. Crafted with a meticulous blend of flavors, Shan’s bitters elevate the drinking experience and have become the hallmark of his creations. His dedication to the art of mixology and his commitment to continuously refining his craft is truly commendable.
In addition to his mixology skills, Shan is also recognized as a whiskey master, offering guests an exquisite tasting and mixology experience at the renowned Rare bar. Rare, a haven for cocktail connoisseurs, has become a go-to destination for those seeking a memorable and delightful evening.
“Shan’s intrinsic service attitude and commitment to delivering an unparalleled guest experience set the face of the bar, making it a place where people return time and again.” said Dilin Peiris the Resident Manager of Uga Residence.
Shan Hussain’s journey to the Bar Champ 2023 title has been an inspiring one. Starting from humble beginnings, Shan’s rise to the top of the mixology world is a testament to his unwavering determination and talent. His success also serves as an inspiration to aspiring mixologists across the island, encouraging them to explore their creativity and push the boundaries of mixology.
As the reigning Bar Champ 2023, Shan looks forward to sharing his knowledge and passion for mixology with the world. His captivating presence and extraordinary concoctions promise to leave a lasting impression on the cocktail scene for years to come.
About Uga Residence:
Uga Residence is a luxury hotel that offers an unparalleled experience of comfort and hospitality in Colombo. With its exceptional service and world-class amenities, Uga Residence has established itself as one of the leading hotels in Sri Lanka.