Who we are
The LA Group is a drinks solutions business with three complimentary divisions working from a dedicated Drinks LAB and training space known as the Liquid Academy. We provide leading operators, drinks brands and individuals with cutting edge training and menu design services, alongside a fully bespoke mobile event and logistics engine capable of catering any size of event or brand activation across the United Kingdom. Whether business, brand, individual, distributor or marketing agency, we have unique perspectives and a passion for the noblest and most ancient of crafts. BARTENDING!
Founded by lifelong professional bartender Scott Gemmell in 2005, The LA Group launched Scotland’s first and to this day, only professional bartending academy in the country. Following many nationwide cocktail competition such as the Liquid War & Caledonian Bartenders Cup appearances on TV from the ‘Hairy Bikers’ to ‘Come Dine with me’ STV Shows and the sorely missed, BBC Radio Scotland’s ‘Macauley n Co’ show, you may have tasted one of Scott drinks or tasty cocktails already.
Today alongside a seasoned team of key partners Donald Stephenson, Michael Carey & Aaron Skinner in each of their respected divisions, are much like a well-balanced cocktail, tapping into all the necessary specialized skill sets, to set your team, brand, venue, career or event ambitions on a path as close to pourfection as possible.
It is you, our guests and the ebb of flow of life itself, we serve x
gum bi do làithean uile toilichte
(may all your days be happy ones)