Krisztian Macsai

Where are you currently working?

At Palm Beach Casino on Berkeley St in Mayfair.

Tell us something about the industry we might not know!

Palm Beach is owned by Genting Casinos, one of the biggest groups in the Casino & Club industry. Palm Beach is not just a place to try your luck at beating the house but also has a great atmosphere, where you can enjoy our beautiful cocktails in the lounge accompanied by a DJ every night or sit down for a meal in either our a la carte restaurant or café bar for a more casual experience. 

What is your favourite cocktail?

A Diplomatico Rum Old Fashioned with a dash of chocolate bitters and Crème de Mûre.

Ever had a bad-ass/rock n roll bartending moment?

I had to set fire to a bar moments before burlesque dancers jumped on top to perform.

Where will we find you on your nights off?

Either in the gym or hanging out with my mates at a rooftop bar. 

If you weren’t tending the bar, what would you be doing?

I would run my own fitness club.

What is your desert island bottle? 

Ron Zacapa 23, a Guatemalan rum (with notes of honeyed butterscotch, spiced oak and raisin fruit.)

What is your hangover cure?

Lots of vitamins, water, coffee and no healthy food whatsoever.