Tim Etherington-Judge, aka BartenderForHire, has established himself as one of NZ’s leading bartenders and bar managers. Since arriving in New Zealand two years ago, he has proven himself on professional as well as competition stages; managing Auckland’s leading bar, Suite, as well as picking up numerous awards in national competitions. Whilst leading the countries number 1 bar team, Tim has been responsible for coordinating and executing highly successful functions for companies as diverse as Louis Vuitton, DDB, Moet Hennessy, APN, Vodafone and The Warehouse. He has also managed the organisation of bespoke events for birthday celebrations, parties and hen’s nights. During his year long tenure at Suite, the bar had it’s most successful period and established itself as Aucklands only internationally recognised bar by picking up the following awards: 2008 Lewisham Awards - Outstanding Bar 2008 NZ Bar Awards - Bar Team of the Year 2008 NZ Bar Awards - Drinks Selection of the Year 2008 NZ Bar Awards - Operator of the Year 2008 NZ Sustainable Business Awards - Judges Commendation Tim has been highly successful in individual competitions 2008 Appleton Estate Gold Partner Programme (Overall Winner) 2008 Whisky Live! (Overall Winner) 2008 Glenfiddich Untouchables (2nd Place) 2008 Havana Club ‘Irresistible Cocktail’ (3rd Place) 2007 42Below Cocktail World Cup (Represented NZ) 2007 Havana Club ‘Race to Cuba’ (Overall Winner) Tim is also the cocktail feature writer for Remix Magazine as well as being a contributor to Cuisine and NZBartender magazines. Training is also another field that Tim is extremely passionate about. He has been involved in education seminars for organisations as diverse as The New Zealand Institute for Food Science & Technology (one of New Zealand’s leading hospitality training providers) and the Aficionados Society (a group of wealthy Auckland based bon vivants who seek to form a broader base of knowledge about the finer things in life). Contact Details: Tim Etheringto
34 Douglas St
Location: City Centre , Auckland City
Delivery Areas: Pickup only
At BartenderForHire we offer a new concept in the world of functions, parties and corporate events; professional bartenders. Whether it’s a brand launch, corporate function or birthday party, bartenderforhire brings the highest levels of liquid fine dining to New Zealand for the first time. Whatever your needs, whether a bespoke cocktail list, equipment and glass hire or just some highly trained staff, bartenderforhire can help make sure your event goes off without a hitch. Alcohol has been the social lubricant for civilisation since man first starting fermenting sugars; there is nothing that eases inhibitions and allows conversation to flow quite...