MORS Awards 2014

MORS 2014

The 2014 “Macao Occupational Skills Recognition System” (MORS) Gold
Pin Competition Award Presentation Ceremony held at the Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT). Mr. Cheng Wai Tong, Deputy Director of Macau Government Tourist Office, Mr. Lau Wai Meng, Deputy Director of Labour Affairs Bureau, Mr. Lei Pou Loi, President of Macao Hotelier Association, Mr. Samuel Yeung, Chairman of Macau Hotel Association and Mr. William Wong, President of Macau Retail Management Association, presented awards to the winners. Continue reading »

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Macau Gaming Show


MGS was held in the Venetian Expo & Conventions Center on the 18th of November. This 3 days event organized by the Gaming Equipment Manufactures Association (MGEMA), this year the event had a more palatable experience as UBCM bartenders assumed control of David’s Group Bar and presented David’s Special cocktail to the various interested visitors.

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Radio Interview with Leo


Leo Leng (UBCM Founder & Treasurer) Talks about bar life and how he became a true passionate bartender in our local Cantonese Radio. Also introduces our Bartender of The Year Competition, suggest to hearers cocktail pairings, how to handle guests and drinking responsibility. Continue reading »

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Hard Rock Cafe BARocker 2014


Bartenders from Hard Rock Cafe Macau battled each other with cool flair tricks and great bartending skills for the local title of BARocker this evening!
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Jazz & Blues Festival


The Union of Bartenders & Cocktails of Macau proudly presented to all visitors that passed by The Venetian’s Lagoon during this great Festival, New Orleans/Macau’s very own “Fabulous Shaker Boys”. Visitors were able to experience American Post-Prohibition palatable liquid delights and learn more about this important page of our beloved cocktail history and culture. Continue reading »

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63rd IBA Meeting – Cape Town, South Africa


The Union participated for the very first time in the IBA General Meeting. It was the 63rd consecutive year this event was organized and first time in African Soils. Continue reading »

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Macau wins IBA Asia-Pacific Cocktail Award


UBCM returns to Macau with the 2nd Runner Up Flair Category award. Winley Canillo bar supervisor at Galaxy Resort after successfully been qualified to the final with a great performance of shaker tins throwing and bottles juggling, impressed as well the judges from the tasting panel with his well-balanced fruity “Skyy Temptation” cocktail. Continue reading »

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Macau Bartender of the Year 2013


A total of 22 bartenders from local bars competed for the title of “Macau Bartender of the Year” at Sky21 Restaurant and Bar on the 12th December. Organized by the Union of Bartender & Cocktails of Macau (UBCM), the competion has run for 2 consecutive year now. Continue reading »

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Asia-Pacific Cocktail Championship Singapore 2013

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A small delegation of UBCM bartenders was in Singapore this August, to represent Macau for the prestigious Elite Bartenders Course and Asia Pacific Cocktail Championship organized by the Association of Bartenders & Sommeliers of Singapore. Continue reading »

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2012 ABSOLUT Bartenders Competition


Serve drinks with personality
It was great the number of interested people that joined Sky 21 Restaurant and Bar to welcome the UBCM’s first bartenders competition on the 12th December 2012. Continue reading »

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