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Salvatore Tafuri

Salvatore Tafuri was born in Sicily (Italy) and his sunny region clearly inspires his enoyable approach to life. He earned his certification in bartending with the Associazione Italiana Barmen e Soci Sostenitori (A.I.B.E.S.) before specializing in bar management consulting and cocktail list development for restaurants and hotels. He began his career at the Victory Morgana Bay in Sanremo (Liguria) which was noted in 2010 as one of the Top 10 Bars in Italy. After moving to the United States, Salvatore has been recognized as a trailblazer in the cocktail industry. He has already collected several awards for his innovative cocktail creations and notable mentions by influential media and blogs such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Magazine (Top 96 Summer Cocktails in New York 2011), The NY Post, The Feast, Eater, Zagat, The New Potato. He currently works at The Standard Hotel in Manhattan where you can pleasantly be welcomed at the bar by his Mediterranean smile.