Luca Salgueiro

Luca Salgueiro | Bartender Atlas

Who | Luca Salgueiro
Where | Dubai, UAE, Asia
Current Bar | Clay Dubai
Past Bar(s) | Tortuga Mexican Kitchen, AMSTERDAM (La Plata, Argentina)
Favourite Spirit | Whisky, Mezcal
Favourite Juice | Grapefruit
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Sazerac, Mezcal Negroni, Penicillin, Naked & Famous
Favourite Part of the Job | Conecting with guests at the bar, giving them new flavors and cocktails to try, surprising them and making them happy. Always smiling and joking, trying to create the best experience for them. I love being creative. I’m always trying to develop new flavor pairings and new cocktails. Prep time is my happy time as well.
Favourite After Work Drink | Beer, Mezcal Negroni
Favourite at Home Drink | Whisky neat or Beer
Favourite bar in the world | Sips (Barcelona, España), Handshake (Mexico City), Two Schmucks (Barcelona, España)
Best known for | Creativity and good vibes, sharing happiness
Favourite “at work” memory | Every single day behind the bar is a favorite day, I’m not able to choose one memory only

What do you collect? Bottles of my fav spirits, dockets with funny, wired or nonsense comments
Favourite thing about your city? The competence and level of most of the bars around, keep you always improving yourself
What was the last photo that you took? Of the last cocktail I created
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Iceland

Prosecco or Cava? Prosecco
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Angostura
Singapore or San Francisco? Singapore
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Grapefruit

Are you available for freelance gigs? Yes
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