Bueno Aires bar Tres Monos has been announced as the winner of the Michter’s Art of Hospitality Award 2023, which is part of this year’s The World’s 50 Best Bar Awards.

The Michter’s Art of Hospitality Award is selected by the 650 anonymous industry experts that make up The World’s 50 Best Bars Academy and reflects where the judges said they received the single-best hospitality experience during the judging period.

Tres Monos co-founders and owners Charly Aguinsky and Sebastián Atienza said: “Argentina and Latin America stand out for the hospitality of its people. In Tres Monos particularly, we believe hospitality is the most important thing in a bar because people might forget what they had to drink but they won’t forget how you made them feel. That was our primary goal when we opened the bar: to make people feel welcomed in every situation; hence receiving the Michter’s Art of Hospitality Award is the ultimate accolade for us as a group.

“This makes us feel really proud of what we’ve built, and we are grateful to the amazing team working with us, who make Tres Monos what it is today.”

William Drew, Director of Content for 50 Best, added: “Since its opening in 2019, we have seen Tres Monos climb the list of The World’s 50 Best Bars, so the fact it is the first establishment in South America to receive this accolade comes as no surprise.

“Whilst the drinks themselves are an irrefutable demonstration of Argentinian innovation and excellence, it is the team’s punk-rock approach to hospitality that has firmly established Tres Monos on the global stage. This is a hugely well-deserved win, and we extend our heartfelt congratulations to the entire Tres Monos team.”

The Michter’s Art of Hospitality Award is the first of two special awards that will be announced in the run-up to the unveiling of the list of The World’s 50 Best Bars 2023.

Matt Magliocco, Executive Vice President for Michter’s Distillery, said: “Congratulations to the Tres Monos team on winning the Michter’s Art of Hospitality Award. This recognition is a testament to the Tres Monos team’s constant attention to delivering unforgettable guest experiences.”

The World’s 50 Best Bars live ceremony will take place on Tuesday 17 October in Singapore, the first time the event has been held outside of Europe, with bar and cocktail lovers are invited to join through The World’s 50 Best Bars Facebook page and 50 Best Bars TV channel on YouTube.

Andy Young

Andy joined Intermedia as Editor of The Shout in 2015, writing news on a daily basis and also writing features for National Liquor News. Now Managing Editor of both The Shout and Bars and Clubs.

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