Tony Conigliaro (mixologist)

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Tony Conigliaro is a bartender and mixologist who uses molecular mixology in cocktails.

He has worked at Isola, and The Lonsdale in London, the award-winning Roka restaurant in London, and has now opened his own venue "The bar with no name", 69 Colebrooke Row in Islington, where he has a lab upstairs and the bar downstairs. He also regularly holds master classes showcasing the latest and most progressive techniques in the bar industry.

His cocktail creations include a re-invention of the Prairie Oyster, the Apple White Lady, Rhubarb Clover Club, the Twinkle, and the Smoked Old Fashioned.

Conigliaro has written for industry magazines Theme and Class, and has been featured in articles in the mainstream UK media, in the likes of The Guardian[1] and The Daily Telegraph.[2] The New York Times has acclaimed him as the "No.1 Bradsell protégé",[3] comparing him to renowned bartender Dick Bradsell, and he has also been called "one of mixology's global poster boys".[4]

Awards[edit]

  • International Bartender of the Year Tales of the cocktail 2009
  • no 10. At 100 best theme awards 2009
  • Shochu Lounge, Best Bar Team, Restaurant Awards 2007
  • Shochu Lounge, Time Out, Bar of the Year 2005
  • Shochu Lounge, Best Drinks List, Theme Magazine 2005
  • Shochu Lounge, Best Spirits List, Class Magazine 2005
  • Roka, Best New Oriental Restaurant, Carlton Food Awards 2005
  • Zuma, Best Restaurant, Tatler 2003
  • Lonsdale House, Best Bar, Time Out 2004
  • Sosho Match, Best Bar, Time Out 2001

Columns[edit]

  • Class magazine
  • Theme magazine 2003 - 2005
  • Diageo international magazine
  • Diageo website

TV appearances[edit]

Gourmet Diary of a Foodie, Discovery Channel. Market Kitchen, UKTV Food.

References[edit]