Stefi Fletcher wins Giffard West Cup for Ireland

Stefi, bartender at Dublin's Bar 1661 emerged victorious among 50 applicants competing for the 2024 Irish championship

Stefi Fletcher (Bar 1661) collecting her winning ticket to the Grand Final in France

Zozimus Bar (Dublin) was the host venue for the Ireland final of the Giffard West Cup cocktail competition, held on Monday 29 April. 

The four winners of the Irish regional heats (from Belfast, Cork, Galway and Dublin) competed for the chance to represent Ireland in the Grand Final in France later this year.

Stefi, who currently tends bar at the award-winning Bar 1661, situated on Dublin’s northside, was among more than 50 applicants, all competing to be crowned 2024 Irish champion. 

Stefi Fletcher, bartender, Bar 1661, said: “Winning the Irish title for the Giffard West Cup is honestly a bit surreal. I have worked with Giffard products since the beginning of my career and always admired their exceptional quality. I can’t wait to represent in France come September and I’m grateful to be a part of Ireland’s thriving bar industry!” 

Paul Flynn, Sales & Marketing manager, MCM Spirits, said: “Since being appointed Irish distributors for Giffard in Autumn 2023 we are already seeing fantastic growth in sales and distribution across the 32 counties. Giffard is a high-quality brand, and bartender favourite, with a meticulous focus on quality and doing things right.”

Giffard is imported by MCM Spirits & Liqueurs Ltd. For brand information contact: paul@mcmspirits.com

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