Saturday, July 31, 2021

A golden competition

Davide Boncimino of Mr Fogg’s wins La Brasserie’s third inter-bar cocktail competition

 

On Sunday evening, La Brasserie’s third inter-bar cocktail competition was won by David Boncimino from the Mayfair bar Mr Fogg’s.

 

A golden competition
Judges Matthew Steeples and Nancy Dell’Olio

A golden competition
La Brasserie head chef John Paul Murphy with fellow judges Lyndon Ogbourne and Lettice Rowbotham

 

The contest – which was judged by the well-known Italian British personality and sugar-free limoncello brand creator Nancy Dell’Olio, actor and former Emmerdale star Lyndon Ogbourne, La Brasserie’s head chef John Paul Murphy, the Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalist Lettice Rowbotham and Matthew Steeples, editor of The Steeple Times – also featured entries from Jurgen Mudveins from Forge Bar, Benedict Abdalla Ghosn from the Keystone Crescent Members’ Club, Alex Flores of La Brasserie, James Chandler of McQueen, Sam Mitchell of the Marriott London County Hall, Ivalylo Gerasimov of Salmontini and Julian Bolenz of The Wellington Club.

 

A golden competition
Winner Davide Boncimino and entrants Julian Bolenz and Benedict Abdalla Ghosn

A golden competition
Davide Boncimino of Mr Fogg’s brought an impressive box to showcase his winning cocktail

A golden competition
Julian Bolenz explains the inspiration for his limocello based cocktail to Nancy Dell’Olio as host and La Brasserie head barman Alex Flores looks on

A golden competition
Guests included Stephanie Grainger, Millie Dean and Pandora Grove

A golden competition
Otto Godwin

A golden competition
Judges Lyndon Ogbourne and Lettice Rowbotham with Pablo Salcedo of La Brasserie

 

Aureum (golden in Latin), the winning drink, was made with VII Hills Gin and Chinotto Quaglia liqueur. The judges were especially impressed by Boncimino’s presentation and aside from his prize of a bottle of Dom Perignon, his drink will now appear on the cocktail menu at La Brasserie for the next three months.

 

 

La Brasserie, 272 Brompton Road, SW3 2AW. Telephone: +44 (0) 207 581 3089.

 

 

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