Archit Singhal – President
Archit Singhal is a Founder & CEO of AMM hospitality which owns various consumers brands around improving the drinking culture of the country. He is recently working on various initiatives to uplift the career in professional bartending.
Hemant Pathak – Vice President
Currently, by day Hemant is working as Mixologist with India’s very famous chef Vikas at high end cocktail Lounge along with speciality Michelin Star Indian restaurant named “Junoon”. It has a lounge bar call “Patiala Lounge” presents contemporary cocktails that crossover many of the herbs and spices found in Indian cuisine. It offers an extensive selection of artisanal spirits that can be used to prepare many of the favourite classics spanning the century.
Apart from this he works with a very famous, New York’s no. 1 Whisky bar calls Flatiron Room where they have more then 1000 different whiskies across the world, where his cocktail creations are among the hottest and most ordered from the menu. He continues constantly to research mixology and keep up to speed with the latest developments.
Ramita Chatterjee – Secretary
A young soul that has entered the world of mixology and knows more than she thinks she knows. She is your go-to person for anything you need. She works with rigour to keep up with the trends in the industry and believes in the power of knowledge. With her ability to learn things fast, she is sure to make a mark!
Yangdup Lama- IBG Chapter Leader Delhi
Fourteen years of bartending experience from the Hyatt Regency, Delhi to managing bars in private and corporate parties in Northern India Yangdup Lama has been actively involved with conducting corporate and consumer workshops on various aspects of beverage appreciation. He is regarded as one of the best mixologists in the country and the owner of Cocktails and Dreams Speakeasy
Evgenya Prazdnik – IBG Chapter Leader Goa
Evgenya Prazdnik has been an official contender of international bartenders competitions.Fluent in both English and Russian, she belongs to that elegant niche of female mixologists whose skills are unmatched in the modern liquor industry.
Not only charming, Evgenya showcases her intellect in the art of mixing liquor not just in terms of its ingredients and flavour, but to also add theatre to it. A main component in the art of mixology.
Her firm educational background in bartending grabs her name in the upcoming great mixologists of the world.
Vineet Mishra – IBG Chapter Leader North India
Vineet Mishra is a beverage professional who has an expertise in whiskey. He is the first ever Indian to have visited 52 distilleries in Scotland. He has worked with many famous hotel groups like Oberoi and Taj. Vineet has trained various bartenders around India and owns the group called Cocktail Jockey. He has actively big brands like Diageo, Pernod-Ricard and Bacardi
Pankaj Kamble – IBG Chapter Leader Pune
Pankaj has been inspiring the flairing and mixology world for near half a decade. Creating cocktails that lift you to another galaxy. A Guinness World Record holder and Flair Master, Pankaj has been a pioneer in spreading knowledge in the art of mixing dink in style. Its an art mastered over years of expeirence, travelling the globe, training and learning with the best in the world.
Rohan Carvalho -IBG Chapter Leader Bangalore
With over a decade of experience throughout the bartending industry Rohan Carvalho has been training & consulting leading spirit brands & bars across the country. He’s a certified trainer and has been providing beverage training to both F & B professionals and consumers on insight and appreciation of cocktails & spirits. Currently Rohan shares his passion & expertise with novice bartenders at his bartending academy, Bar Square in Bangalore
Indranil Chatterjee – IBG Chapter Leader Kolkata
Indranil Chatterjee is an eminent F&B professional from Kolkata. He is an experienced individual in the field of hospitality. He has trained and guided many bartenders from all over East India, including places like Darjeeling, Siliguri, Guwahati and even Port Blair. Having had his outreach to places like Bhutan, where he has designed the menu for two prominent nightclubs, he is sure to find himself in the global limelight in the years to come
Pranav Thakkar – IBG Chapter Leader Mumbai
Mukesh Khatri – IBG Chapter Leader Mumbai