The SWISS BAR AWARDS are awarded annually in seven categories. Barkeeper (m/f) and bars can apply for the SWISS BAR AWARDS or submit a recommendation until May each year.
Barkeeper of the year (m/f)
It is considered the supreme discipline of the SWISS BAR AWARDS. Barkeeper (m/f) who are at least 24 years old and work full-time in the bar business in Switzerland can apply in this category.
Best Barkeeper Talent (m/f)
The best young talent, aged between 19 and 23, is being sought. The award for the greatest young talent working full or part-time in the Swiss bar scene.
Best Bar Team
Bar team consisting of at least three people. Team that is popular with guests, staff and bar professionals thanks to exemplary personnel management.
Best Newcomer Bar
New or reopened at the beginning of last year. Locations that have recently been reopened or extensively renovated.
Best Longseller Bar
A place to be for over 10 years. Locations / bars with strong charisma that have been anchored in the Swiss bar scene for over a decade.
Best Bar Menu
Attractive bar menu with good design and contemporary offerings. Creative and entertaining bar menu that you don't want to put down even after ordering.
Best Hotel Bar
Bar and at the same time the flagship of a hotel. Hotel bar that convinces locals and guests with service, quality, location and hospitality.