Kelvin is among 55 other contestants globally battling for the Diageo World Class crown.
The World Class Bartender of the Year Competition is the world’s biggest and most respected bartending competition. For 6 years now, the competition celebrates the skills and craftsmanship of bartenders worldwide. It is an annual competition entered by thousands of bartenders across the globe, culminating in a global final event and experience.
Kelvin Thairu is the winner of the the Diageo World Class Global Competition in Kenya, will be representing the country in the global competition come July. This will be the final round and will take place in Madrid, Spain between the 4th and 8th of July. It will be five exciting days packed with immersive opportunities for people to both watch the competition and engage with some amazing virtual and interactive experiences.
The World Class Competition is not only where the best bartender in the world is crowned, it’s where the latest trends are showcased by industry leaders, where the trade’s biggest issues are unpacked by those actively championing them, and where we witness first-hand brand and partner innovations that will shape and define future drinks experiences.