Himanshu Desai, one of the leading beverage professionals in the country has been selected for the Rémy Martin Bartender Talent Academy which is amongst the most coveted bartending competitions in the industry.

Following this, Desai will become the first Indian bartender to be chosen for this prestigious opportunity. Currently, he is working as a Beverage Manager with the Massive Restaurants group in Mumbai and specialises in making modern cocktails which include adding a contemporary twist to the classic cocktail recipes.

The competition, which will be held this week in Cognac and Paris, will see bartenders from around the globe showcasing their talent.

Abhishek Parameswaran, Country Manager, India and Sub-continent at Rémy Cointreau, said, “The Remy Martin Bartender Talent Academy selects the rising stars of the mixology industry, and we at Remy Martin are confident that everyone participating will have an unforgettable experience. We strongly believe in etching a long-term and genuine relationship with the bartending community, and support them as they aspire to become the most influential talents in the industry.”  remymartin.com