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Mixology Bar Awards – Bar Convent Berlin 2016

The Mixology Bar Awards are the leading awards of the bar industry in the German-speaking world. First presented in 2007 in Berlin, the awards honor excellence in a variety of categories relating to the bar industry in Germany, Austria, and …
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World Class Global Final 2016

World Class Bartender of the Year Global Final was this year held in the glamorous US city of Miami. A climax to regional competitions which take place all around the world the final brings together a wealth of talented bartenders …
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The Maestro Challenge 2016

Following on from last years very first Maestro Challenge, I was proud and delighted to host the 2nd Edition, again, in my home town of Maiori on Italy’s beautiful Amalfi Coast. I had the hard task to choose 12 finalists …
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Salvatore at Vegas Uncork’d 2016

At this the 10th Anniversary of Vegas Uncorck’d Salvatore hosted an intimate mixology class at The Cromwell’s sexy cocktail lounge, Bound by Salvatore, where the guests learnt how to stir, shake and sip on some of Maestro’s delicious signature cocktail …
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Salvatore At Maison Eight Now Open

Salvatore is proud to announce the opening of his first venture into Asia with ‘Salvatore at Maison Eight’ in the Kowloon district of Hong Kong. (Hong Kong, 9 May 2016) Designed by Two Men in Hats for the fashionable set, …
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Salvatore at Maison Eight

Salvatore at Maison Eight Salvatore is proud to announce the opening of his first venture into Asia with ‘Salvatore at Maison Eight’ in the Kowloon district of Hong Kong. He will be in residence for the official launch later this …
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My early beginnings on the Amalfi Coast

Memories of a Young Entrepreneur!

On my departure from Salvatore at Playboy I thought I would share with you these childhood memories of one of my regular guests, Stephan Fitch. Who on learning that I began my career at the tender age of 11, when …
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Salvatore to Leave Playboy Club London

Well, it’s been quite a ride, but after five years my journey with Playboy Club London has come to an end.   From breaking records, with the world’s most expensive cocktail (using ingredients collectively 800-years-old) to breaking bottles (I will …
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Salvatore Calabrese Launches Classic Cocktail Book

Salvatore ‘The Maestro’ Calabrese, one of the world’s foremost cocktail experts, is delighted to launch an updated and expanded version of his book “Classic Cocktails”. An industry legend and winner of Imbibe’s Personality of the Year Award 2015 is a …
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