JAMESONHOSTS, TO SUPPORT GLOBAL BAR

JAMESON IRISH WHISKEY EXPANDS ITS BARTENDER ADVOCACY PROGRAMME The world’s favourite Irish whiskey has launched an online platform to support, inspire and

engage the international bar community through an unprecedented period of uncertainty

caused by the Coronavirus outbreak.


The culmination of more than three decades of pioneering bartender advocacy, Jameson

Hosts, Jameson’s trade engagement platform, has launched an online space where the bar

community can come together to connect, learn and share in the wake of the pandemic.

As

bars, hotels, restaurants and nightclubs across the globe have been forced to close their

doors, Jameson Hosts provides a space for members of the bar trade to receive wellbeing

support, enhance their technical knowledge and collaborate from the comfort of their home

through video content.

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The newly launched Jameson platform follows a $500,000 financial donation from the Irish

whiskey brand to the United States Bartenders’ Guild which supports on-trade members

affected by Coronavirus. Through Jameson Hosts, Jameson will also widen its practical

support of the industry by offering financial compensation to those creating videos for the

platform.


The online videos will cover a range of topics designed to educate and inspire the bar

community including cocktail masterclasses, wellbeing sessions, career coaching and

whiskey tutorials. It will also feature advice from bar teams around the globe which are

pulling together to adapt to the current challenges and better equip themselves for the future

when businesses reopen.



Beyond the virtual platform, Jameson Hosts will shortly announce a live event in late 2020 or