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Conrad Maldives Rangali Island Welcomes Award-Winning Guest Mixologist Grant Collins to its Shores

January 28, 2016  |  This information originated in U.K. English.
 

LONDON - Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is delighted to unveil a fresh cocktail menu, exclusively curated by international mixologist and bar consultant Grant Collins.

Originally from the UK, word-renowned mixologist Grant Collins began his journey in the cocktail making industry in the US, consulting and adding his personal touches to menus at some of the top establishments in the country.

Grant then made his way around the globe, consulting for bars and restaurants throughout South East Asia, India, Europe, China and Japan, before finally settling in Australia and launching his barsolutons consultancy, assisting bar owners with cocktail creation and mixology, training staff and bar design. Grant's mixology expertise has been recognised with a number of prestigious awards and accolades throughout his career, including Australian Liquor Industry's 'Bar Manager of the Year' in 2002 and 2003, along with Australian Liquor Industries 'Best New Bar' and 'Cocktail Bar of the Year Award'.

Following a successful visit to Conrad Maldives Rangali Island in 2015, Grant will be returning to the resort in January, April and August 2016 to continue working alongside resort staff on his fun and playful cocktails inspired by the lush, tropical surroundings of the Maldives.

"We are thrilled to be working with such a renowned mixologist in the international cocktail industry; we want to give our guests an opportunity to enjoy some of the most uniquely made cocktails in the world, sharing each other's company and ideas whilst savouring the breath-taking scenery that our resort has to offer" Lyle Lewis, General Manager, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island.

Fulfilling every cocktail lover's dream, Conrad Maldives guests will be spoilt for choice with a curated menu of creative cocktails; from a sweet and fruity 'Rangali Berry Sling' to a bold and spicy 'Cucumber and Jalapeño Margarita', this mouth-watering new cocktail menu leaves very little to be desired.

Rangali Berry Sling
A refrehshing cocktail created with berry lover's in mind, guests can enjoy a heavanly Rangali Berry Sling cocktail, with splashes of rum, berry and cranberry juice and finishing with a sprinkle of sugar, crushed ice, and fresh mint leaves.  

Cucumber and Jalapeño Margarita
Adding just the right amount of spice to a relaxing escape in the Maldives, the Cucumber and Jalapeno margarita promises to dazzle the senses, with perfect mix of Gold Tequila, Cointreau and Jalapeño Syrup, and finishing with a dash of egg white and a sprinkle of sea salt.

Epicurean at every turn, Conrad Maldives is the obligatory choice for the gourmet traveller with its varied gastronomic experiences, boasting a total of 12 restaurants and bars, including the world famous underwater restaurant Ithaa. Guests can also try exquisite organic and bio-dynamic gourmet cuisine at Mandhoo, whilst watching stingrays and baby sharks swim underneath you as you dine, or choose from 101 of the world's best cheeses in the Cheese & Wine Bar. The resort also houses the region's largest wine cellar with 20,000 bottles submerged 2 metres below sea level, including rare vintages.

To learn more about or connect with Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, please visit www.conradhotels.com/maldives or call +960 668-0629. For more information about Conrad Hotels & Resorts, please visit news.conradhotels.com or follow us at www.facebook.com/conradhotels, instagram.com/conradhotels, and twitter.com/conradhotels.

CONTACT:
Kimberley Roberts
Conrad Maldives Rangali Island
+65 9176 1744
kimberley.roberts@conradhotels.com

About Conrad Maldives Rangali Island
Barefoot luxury meets unpretentious style at the five-star Conrad Maldives Rangali Island. Recently awarded "Indian Ocean's Leading Culinary Hotel" and "Leading Hotel in the Indian Ocean" and inducted into the Trip Advisor Hall of Fame, in addition to "The Best Water Villas in the Maldives", "The Best Suites in the World"  "Best Spa Resort in the Maldives" and "Wine Spectator Best of Award for Excellence" for Vilu Restaurant and Bar", and recognized as having the "Most Beautiful Restaurant in the World" for Ithaa Undersea Restaurant.  Conrad Maldives Rangali Island offers three different resort experiences spanned across two islands: guests can enjoy the quintessential Maldivian hideaway on tiny Rangali Island while also having access to the facilities of the larger and livelier main island which is linked to it by a 500m bridge. The third resort experience is at the Spa Retreat, an over-water destination spa that operates as a resort-within-a-resort. For relaxation, guests can find bliss in the resort's two spas, dine in the 12 restaurants and bars, enjoy an extensive range of excursions, diving and water-sports options, and snorkel the resort's vibrant coral reef which is just steps from the beach. At Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, guests will experience a sense of style and luxury that connects with the charm of the Maldivian surroundings, in an open and inviting way, tailor-made for pleasure. Join the conversation facebook @conradmaldivesrangaliisland twitter @conradmaldives instagram @conrad_maldives youtube

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