BArry McCaughley

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Hi...

I'm Barry McCaughley, a London based entrepreneur and business owner operating in the hospitality sector. I have a huge passion and world class expertise in restaurants, bars and beverages. I pair this with a keen eye for trends, a charasmatic approach and dynamic implementation to build effective businesses, teams and systems which deliver superior results.

01 KNOWLEDGE

HERE'S WHAT I KNOW

DRINKS PRODUCTION

HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT

HOSPITALITY START UPS

BEVERAGE MANAGEMENT

 OWNER/OPERATOR

OPINION LEADER

EDUCATOR / HOST

BUILDING EFFECTIVE TEAMS

BEVERAGE GURU

02 PORTFOLIO

MY CURRENT CLIENTS. SEE MORE >

03 CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2017

Zuma (global, ultra premium japanese restaurant group)

Global sake project 

Kaiju Drinks (brand management agency for Japanese beverages)

Partner

Morso (fresh pasta, small bites and grappa bar)

Head of Bar

2016

Bellavita Expo (Italian food and beverage expo)

VIP Judge of Excellence

2015

International Wine and Spirits Competition

Panel Judge - Sake, Shochu, Wines, Spirits

IMBIBE Live

Sake Masterclass Presenter

2013

Sake Sommelier Association

International Sake Sommelier of the Year - Runner up

Decanter Magazine Wine List of the Year

Finalist - Chotto Matte

2016

Sixty One Ltd (restaurant management company for hotels. Includes: Nirvana Bar & Kitchen, Crescent restaurant, Hankies Cafe)

Co- Founder / Group Head of Beverage

Black Roe (poke restaurant and bar)

Wine Consultant (start up)

Kim Chee (premium casual Korean restaurant chain)

Bar Consultant

2015

Bouillabaisse (boat to throat, premium seafood restaurant)

Wine Consultant (start up)

Kiru (high end Japanese restaurant and bar)

Sake Educator

2013

Chotto Matte (trendy, conceptual Peruvian-Japanese restaurant)

Wine and Sake Consultant (start up)

Moti Mahal (fine dining Indian restaurant)

Beverage Manager

2012

The Door Group (premium casual London pub chain)

Wine Consultant

2010

Sake Sommelier Association

Certified Sake Sommelier

Sake Service Institute

Japanese Sake Navigator

2011

Zanzibar Hotel and Pier Nine Restaurant (s. coast boutique

hotel, restaurant and bar)

Beverage Consultant

2010

Edward Halls Pub Group / EdChef (fine dining pub group)

Beverage Consultant (start up)

2006

Firecracker Grill (chilli farm and casual dining Mexican restaurant)

Beverage Consultant

2004

OPSYS Consulting - Leadership Management Certificate Chateau Lafite and Magnol - Connoisseurs Course Certificate

House of Barton & Guestier - Wine Ambassador

WSET Advanced Certificate - Distinction

2003

WSET Intermediate Certificate - Distinction

1995

University College London BA HONS Philosophy

2005

Wineaux Ltd (wine import agency and brand manager)

Founder / CEO

Homewino Ltd (online wine retail)
Co-Founder / CEO

Ping Pong (dim sum and cocktails restaurant chain)

Wine Consultant 

2004 

Civils Select Partners (Civil engineering recruitment company)

Co-Founder / Director

2003

RTS (online recruitment sales training)

Sales Manager

GET IN TOUCH

Please feel free to get in touch to find out how I can help you start or grow your business. Whether you're a restaurant, bar, hotel, drinks distributor, brand agency or producer, I have the experience and approach to help.

Please fill in the email form on this page and I'll get back to you quickly. 

© 2017 Barry McCaughley