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The Average bartender, despite the slanders of professional moralists, is a man of self respect and self possession; a man who excels at a difficult art and is well aware of it; a man who shrinks from ruffianism as he does from uncleanliness; in short, a gentleman...

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Anil Sabharwal - er...anil?
Co-founder and Director

Anil was pivotal in setting up the Shaker BarSchool and FlairSchool in the UK and has trained more than 2000 budding bartenders since 2001. As a competition bartender he has been a finalist many times including, Winning TGI Fridays Birmingham Flair, Roadhouse World Flair finalist on several occasions, Northern Flair League Champion (2004) and National Bartenders Challenge (2000), which he won. His flair training has taken him worldwide. He is currently ranked among the best flair bartenders on the planet. A real bartenders bartender, you will rarely see Anil not working a shift or flairing. Anil oversees all operations in Cape Town.

Shoe size: 8

What do you do: Run Cape Town ops

What do you like: Flairing and 700's

What don't you like: People who don't say please

Favourite tipple: Quite enjoying a nice glass of red

Favourite cocktail: Sailor jerry mojito

Favourite record: Depends on mood

Favourite film: Shawshank redemption & Anchorman

Happiness is: making people smile

Hero: Spiderman

Where would you rather be: chilling in the jacuzzi at Lordy's mansion watching the sunset.
Anybody up for it???

What do you know: Apparently 3 out of 4 people make up 75% of the population