I hav'nt been able to celebrate the 100 years of the bar but probably shall try to do a 101 party
The Serendipity was created at around midnight or a bit later on the 31st December 1994 for a friend named Jean Louis. He wanted a cocktail that would go well with a Cazadores cigar made by Sancto Spiriti for Romeo y Julieta, a havana cigar to be brief.
One should use a Tumbler.
1 small T spoon of white crystal sugar.
1oz. or 3cl. of Calvados from Pays d'Auge V.S.O.P.
1 or 2 full branches of fresh mint. (do not take off the leaves or whack the mint leaves whic(...)
A small and nice article in the Ritz Paris Magazine. The whole article is in the Press section. Photos by Mickael Bandassak
This actually happened a couple of years ago. But I'm just catching up during the new French quarantine
Colin, Roman and the team. The time is 17:30. We are actually in the middle of the briefing before we open at 18:00 on the dot.
When the weather got warm and sunny, the bar was, just a little, quiter, just a little bit. We were still pretty full most of the time.
But with these soaring températures nobody wants to be outside so the bar is cracking full;
It's so fresh and cool in the bar that I'd rather be here than at home!!!
The presentation for the David Mallet, new Coiffeur, styliste, artiste and public relations ambassadeur of the Hotel Ritz Paris did not go unnoticed.
A fabulous cocktail, under the sign or theme of Gold, went like a dream. A lot of people, oh Heavens! A Lot of People but we survived and the whole event was a success. David, sends me so many people into the Hemingway Bar. It's perhaps his fault that I am always so full?!!!
I have been doing Cocktail courses for professionals and amateurs and those that just want an insight into the world of cocktails in thier homes over the last 25 years.
The courses take from 6 to 15 people maximum and we talk about the cocktail in a different way.
Strangely enough I have more French people in my English course than English and Americans, although you never really know.
Perhaps its to do with English speaking, networking and learning (...)