Beverage expert // Bar consultant // Malts pro
Sake enthusiast // Project & concept developer
WHO I AM
Class 84’, His passion for mixology comes from his 10 years of experience as a professional chef, and he fuses his knowledge of ingredients and flavours to create cocktails that perfectly balance texture and taste, with drinks that draw on interesting and unexpected elements and infused aromas which create a journey for the senses without going far from the minimalism that he likes. His approach to the bar as a “liquid kitchen” and never forgetting the classic cocktails the one for which you Need to have Knoledge of techniques and ingredients.
One for appreciating a good classic done right, Dom’s personal favourite cocktail uses his two favourite staples: vermouth and sherry. Deliciously simple, his perfect Adonis is equal parts of Manchino Bianco vermouth and Gonzales byass el rocio Manzanilla sherry with few drops of bitter and lemon zest.
Hailing from the coastal Basilicata in Italy, known for its exceptional regional cuisine, Dom has a love for discovering new flavours. His innate curiosity led him to travel the world, landing him positions at renowned bars including DRY Milan, founded by the Michelin-acclaimed Andrea Berton, and BOKAN in London’s Canary Wharf. Prior to moving to Hong Kong where he was the group bar manager for one of the most sexy F&B group, Pirata Group ,Dom lived in Shanghai where he was nominated for That’s Shanghai’s bartender of the year 2015 while running the programme at Michelin-starred 8 1⁄2 Otto e mezzo Bombana and other Michelin stars chef.
FAVOURITE CATEGORY Whisky & Vermouth
FAVOURITE COCKTAIL Adonis & Rob Roy
WHAT CAN I DO FOR YOU?
Personalised cocktails training, trendy beverage programs, bar design.
From idea and concept to opening support, delivering a tailored program of training, menus, bar ethics and customer satisfaction. Suppling cutting edge equipment and barware, coffee and wine solutions.