Ready, set, shake! Guest Bartender Events take place twice a month from June to September, bringing world-acclaimed tastemakers to Cretan Malia Park for cocktail crafting sessions. Curated by the award-winning mixologist Aristotelis Papadopoulos, this series mines the rich vein of local, seasonal and sustainable ingredients to create innovative cocktails and updated versions of classic drinks in tandem with lively evenings with music sets by guest DJs.
18 JUNE – Exceptional cocktails by Thanos Prunarous; founder of the acclaimed Baba au Bar in Athens – voted one of the World’s 50 Best Bars, ranked 14th
23 JULY – Inspiring cocktail creations by Jenifer Le Nechet, from Mino Bar in Paris, named World Class Winner 2016
6 AUGUST – Creative, hand-crafted cocktails built around locality & seasonality, by Nikos Gynargiros, mixology expert from the Porto Vecchio Paxos and World Class Winner Greece 2021