Lexicon IHM Hosted ‘Bartending Excellence’ and Celebrated the Artistry of Bartenders


Pune, February 29, 2024: Lexicon IHM, a leading hotel management institute ‘By the Hoteliers, For the Hoteliers,’ committed to fostering excellence in hospitality education, organized ‘Bartending Excellence,’ in honor of World Bartender Day. This event served as a platform to acknowledge the artistry, dedication, and innovative spirit of the bartenders, illuminating their role as artisans in the world of hospitality.

“Bartending has evolved from a profession to an art form, demanding not only technical skills and meticulous attention to detail but also innate creativity and a genuine passion for connecting with people. By celebrating these talented individuals, we aim to inspire our students and ignite their passion for hospitality, providing them exposure to all departments within the hospitality industry.”

Nasir Shaikh, Group Chief Executive Officer, The Lexicon Group of Institutes, EduCrack, & EasyRecruit+ and Principal, Lexicon IHM

The event commenced with engaging Beverage Trivia Games, spotlighting the expertise and flair of bartenders. Followed by a ceremony honoring bartenders for their outstanding contributions to the Hospitality Industry. Those felicitated included:

· Mr. Niranjan A Aher, Aasmana, The Ritz Carlton Pune

· Mr. Sachin Bachhav, Hilton Hotels & Resorts

· Mr. Terence Oscar Pereira, Barjockey Bartending Institute & Events

· Mr. Prashant Aragnur, MTSR Syrup

· Mr. Tanmay Dilip Agrawal, Flairology – Bar School and Events

· Mr. Shubham Chandra, Mister Merchant’s Pune

· Mr. Samadhan Yadav, Ms. Prutha Relekar, and Mr. Atharva Kulkarni, Planetfluid Bartending Academy

“Conventionally, when we think of hotel management, the focus often leans towards becoming a chef. Now, times have evolved, and the industry rightfully acknowledges the efforts and diverse skill sets of bartending, which extend far beyond the classics. I express my gratitude to Lexicon IHM for organizing Bartending Excellence and honoring bartenders for their creativity and finesse.”

Samadhan Yadav, Founder & CEO, Planetfluid Bartending Academy

The celebration provided a valuable platform for networking, nurturing connections among bartenders, hospitality professionals, and students. Such events offer students exposure to the intricacies of the industry, equipping them with the skills and knowledge to excel as Day Zero Professionals.