"Foodpairing has become an essential creativity tool in the food & beverage business. Not only for cooks but also for bartenders on which it had a huge influence over the course of the last two years. We have included the principles of Foodpairing in our trainings and workshops and bartenders as well as our clients have quickly realized the potential that it holds. If you want to be a creative bartender, use Foodpairing for unusual flavour matchings without the cost of trial and error, it really works!"
Bastian is regarded as one of Germany's top bartenders. After finishing his hotel traineeship, he worked as bartender and barmanager in Cologne, Frankfurt, London and Berlin. In 2006 he joined Mixology Magazine, the most prominent publication for the bar industry in Germany as freelancer. He is co-founder and managing director of Bar Convent Berlin, the most important annual barshow and tradefair in the german speaking area and managing director of on-trade-pr & beverage consulting agency Barworkz. He combines 14 years of hospitality and catering experience in all fields of the trade.