Candidates

DISCOVER ALL THE SELECTED CANDIDATES

The Marie Brizard Masters have been challenging mixologists from all around the world for 36 years. After national trials, these finalists are ready to compete for the big final that will take place the 11th, 12th, 13th of November 2018 in Bordeaux. 

Let's discover below our 33 finalists coming from 25 countries, ready to be bold and liqueurious to win the 2018 Masters Edition.

Anthon Zhabin
Russie
Anthon Zhabin

Anton Zhabin is the consecutive winner of the 2017 and 2018 WCC Russia. He demonstrates his 12 years experience in bartending and mixology through his unique cocktails inspired by various tastes and containing exclusively natural and rich ingredient.

Alexander Bell
USA
Alexander Bell

Have you met R. Alexander Bell ? Well, he’s hitting the road to the Final. His secret weapon ? He mostly draws from historical or culinary inspiration for creating cocktails

Michael Ponsard
France
Michael Ponsard

Awarded as the best bartender of Guadeloupe in 2016 and passionated by cocktails,  Michael is the barman of the café Wango in Saint François.

Donald Simons
Belgium
Donald Simons

Donald, our belgium finalist of 31 years old, is the creative bar manager of the famous rooftop Black Smoke in Anvers.

Trip Sandifer
USA
Trip Sandifer

Passioned by wine & spirits and after a career in cooking Trip became the corporate bar manager of the Painted Hospitality in Atlanta, overseeing both beverage programs.