Alexander Chandler

Alexander Chandler’s, known popularly as Alexander DaVinci, passion for the art and craft of mixology has granted him the opportunity to represent Barbados at the Taste of the Caribbean event on two occasions. He has also flown across the globe to showcase his country and has been to places like Scotland, London, the Hamptons, Boston, Long Island and Rhode Island, gaining knowledge to master his craft.

Jamaal Bowen

With 20 years of experience in the Food and Beverage industry, Mixologist Jamaal Bowen
has a stellar track record in both local and global competitions. He is also one of the founding directors of the Barbados Rum Society, which is the entity responsible for the Barbados Rum Experience.

Jamaal has a stellar track record in competitions both locally and globally, winning multiple awards. One notable accolade is the first Barbadian to become CHTA Bartender of the Year at the Taste of the Caribbean in 2012.

Natasha Jules

Natasha Jules has 17 years’ experience in the local bar industry. Her journey began at a local staple in St. Lawrence Gap, Hal’s Bar, as she was intrigued by how energetic it was. At the time, she had no experience, however after a brief conversation with the owner, she was offered an opportunity to ply her new trade, the very next day. And the rest, as they say, is history.

Antonio Busby

Antonio Busby, also known as the Krazibarman, has been a part of the tourism industry for over 20 years. Busby enjoys using local ingredients to craft his cocktails, which are usually indigenous to Barbados; cocktails such as “Sweet Potato Pie” and “Conkie” are popular as persons always wonder how he is able to get the taste in a glass.

Shane McClean

Award winning, international mixologist, Shane McClean is a man of many talents known for creating well-balanced cocktail recipes. He has held the title of Culinary Ambassador for Barbados since 2018, travelling both regionally and internationally representing Barbados alongside other award-winning mixologists and chefs.

Rohan Hackshaw

Rohan’s bartending journey began when he decided to complete a course in Food and Beverage. Over the years Rohan has competed in numerous competition including the Angostura Mix Master challenge, which he won in 2012. That same year, he received the title of Barbados Bartender of the Year, where he was able to win a silver medal and the award for the most creative cocktail.

Phillip Antoine

Philip Antoine is a mixologist/liquid artist known by the bartending moniker ‘Philip Casanova’. A multiple winner of the ‘Barbados Bartender of the Year’ title, he has represented Barbados at numerous competitions; all of which he won gold. Apart from competing in events as a culinary ambassador, Philip is the owner and lead liquid artist of the company Cassanova Liquid Artistry, which specialises in crafted bottled cocktails.