Follow this link to the recipe for the winning cocktail “Old Time Something”
At the recently concluded Antigua leg of the Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge (AGCC) which took place at the Antigua and Barbuda Hospitality Training Institute, Daniel “Timmy” Thomas of Nonsuch Bay Resort emerged as victor out of a group of eleven dynamic, innovative and enthusiastic competitors.
Timmy, as he is best known as, is head bartender at the very popular Nonsuch Bay Resort where he has been employed for the past 5 years. Timmy believes in hard work and dedication as he started his career as a bar hand nineteen years ago. Timmy lists among his influencers Mr Trevor Isaac,a man who Timmy believes is still as great a bartender as can be found on the island. While Timmy’s job description says “bartender”, he has now entered the realm of Brand Ambassador. A role which he will assume for The House of Angostura, makers of the world famous ANGOSTURA® aromatic bitters and ANGOSTURA® orange bitters among a list of fine Caribbean rums such as Angostura 1824, Angostura 1919, Angostura 7 year old and Angostura 5 year old and not to be forgotten are White Oak rum, Fernandes Black Label and Angostura LLB, favourites in Antigua.“Timmy’s role as brand ambassador will be to grow the Angostura brand in Antigua while working along with the local distributor, Quin Farara’s. This will be done through a series of appearances, workshops and even bartender challenges that will take place around the island in the coming months” so says Marlon Boysielal, Area Manager for The House of Angostura.
Timmy can be contacted for events through Quin Farara’s on (268) 462-3198 or you can come into the Quin Farara Village Walk Store for further information. If you are so inclined, mix Timmy’s winning cocktail called ‘Old Time Something’ for yourself.