WHAT ALEX DOES

Building the future

Need some expert F&B advice on how to better your dynamic? Using his services, Alex has helped a dozen individuals and establishments to align their goals with that of the customers they serve.

 

A world-class mixologist and storyteller, Alex Bostan started his blog Alex Bostan: Chronicles of a Cocktail Connoisseur to share industry insight and is now a bar and hospitality consultant, writer, speaker, trainer and networker. With a career spanning over seven years, and covering roles from bartending to general management, Alex is quickly becoming a recognised thought leader in the food and beverage industry.

During his studies in mechanical engineering at the Transilvania University of Braşov, Alex began working in bars for some easy money before he actually started to love what he was doing. Looking to develop his passion further, he entered bar competitions and earned the qualification of Master Mixologist at Bols Bartending Academy in Amsterdam.

Developing a distinctive style of bartending that draws on both his engineering and mixology education, he has embraced the science of creativity followed by a deep understanding of flavours and consumer palates.

Coupled with his five-star hospitality and customer service experience over the years, Alex has also studied Richard Boyatzis’ Leadership Through Emotional Intelligence at Case Western Reserve University, ensuring the value given to his customers is given to his staff equally.

Alongside ex-Savoy Lee Kelly, Alex opened up YTL Hotel’s five-star Monkey Island Estate, Bray, as Head Bartender in charge of running its numerous bars and creating the cocktail menu with home-grown flavours from the Estate itself. During his time in the UK, Alex earned himself a degree in International Hospitality Management at the University of SurreyWhilst working with YTL Hotels, Alex has also run bars at The Academy, London and The Glasshouse Hotel in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Alex is now the Venue Manager who opened Edwin Wine Bar & Cellar, for Shadow Play by Peppers, AccorHotels, in Southbank, Melbourne. He has created a personalised menu full of the perfect ingredients, spirits and over 120 wines (collaborated with consultant REVEL’s Dan Sims) produced within Victoria. Alex ensures the quality products go hand-in-hand with the service his team provides: service that exudes charm, authenticity and warmth reflecting the Aussie way of doing things.

On the weekends, Alex is either providing training and consultancy services to hospitality businesses across Australia, researching, experimenting with techniques and flavours, visiting a distillery or trying out a new bar. Relentlessly, Alex works hard to be a thought leader in his industry and ensuring his vision is shared with both his team and his customers.

 

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WRITING

Freelance blogging and writing services specialising in hospitality-related content.

TRAINING

Offering customised courses, seminars, one-on-one mentoring, coaching, training and development.

CONSULTING

Solutions to branding, events and experiences, venue spaces and menu creation.

PARTNERING

Projects with industry leaders, innovators, brands and influencers on a global front.

EVENTS

Keynote, motivational and after-dinner speaking, event hosting and presenting.

“Hospitality is a gift that only passionate professionals have in this industry. The quality of the service and products offered must never be compromised.”

ALEX BOSTAN

FEARLESS LEADER

Alex has an exceptional eye for detail. His natural aptitude for bartending coupled with his magnetic energy and curiosity made him one of the best and professional bartenders I have worked with.
Lorand Imreh

MOAK, ODK, Maison 1883 Routin, Althaus Tea

Alex Bostan

Alex Bostan

Hospitality Blogger, Experimentalist and Strategist

ALEX’S WORK

MENU
In Alex’s well-balanced cocktails, every element harmonises, and no single flavour dominates. Each beautiful concoction consists of high-quality alcohols, homemade compliments and simple garnishes.
BLOG
Alex shares his insight and that of other professionals in the food and drink industry to inspire, entertain and inform readers.

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Say Hello!

Alex would be delighted to chat about how you wish to collaborate on a project with him and make a greater impact. Please give Alex a call, email him directly (info@alexbostan.com) or fill out the form below. Alex will directly return your call or request within 24 hours.

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