Marco Perego

Marco Perego | Bartender Atlas

Who | Marco Perego
Where | Berlin, Germany, Europe
Current Bar | Hawker Bar and Kitchen
Past Bar(s) | Taiko Dubai (Dubai), Boo Radley’s (Christchurch, New Zealand), Bearfoot Bistro (Whistler, Canada), Giulia in Galleria (Parma, Italy), Cleaver (Calgary, Canada), Llama Bar (Perth, Australia), Harbourside (Auckland, New Zealand)
Favourite Spirit | Tequila, Bourbon
Favourite Juice | Peach
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Mai Tai
Favourite Part of the Job | Naming new cocktails
Favourite After Work Drink | Carpano Antica Formula on ice with an orange peel.
Favourite at Home Drink | Water!
Favourite bar in the world | Rita Tiki Room (Milan, Italy), Jerry Thomas (Rome, Italy), Boo Radley’s (Christchurch, New Zealand), Proof (Calgary, Canada), Eau De Vie (Melbourne, Australia), The Raven Room (Whistler, Canada)
Best known for | Creativity and clumsiness
Favourite “at work” memory | “Working” for the opening of a new bar in a guesthouse in Thailand. We, six guests who were staying in the guesthouse, helped out with menus, decorations, stock and everything else. I found myself mixing drinks behind the bar on the first day and it was awesome!

What do you collect? Basketball jerseys and postcards
Favourite thing about your city? Berlin is the coolest place in the universe. Lots of opportunities, international crowd, events and culture, green spaces, super open mentality. If Berlin was a song, it would be “Come As You Are”.
What was the last photo that you took? Charlottenhof Palace in Sanssouci Park in Potsdam, Germany
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Raja Ampat, Indonesia
Any claims to fame? Clumsiest person alive

Prosecco or Cava? None
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Peychaud’s
Singapore or San Francisco? I like Singapore. Never been to San Francisco but I’d love to. I’ll go for San Francisco because why not.
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Fresh pink grapefruit

Are you available for freelance gigs? Sure, why not
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