WORLD CLASS COUNTRY WINNER 2019

GABRIEL SANTANA, Brazil

Gabriel started his career in the kitchen, with a degree in Culinary school in Brazil before moving to Switzerland to undertake Hospitality Management School in Geneva. World Class Brazil 2019 winner Gabriel was inspired by the team at the Roosevelt Hotel, New Orleans where he was studying management training to become a bartender. Having worked in luxury hotels to high volume bars, 2019 marks the second occasions Gabriel has made it to the World Class Bartender of the Year Finals, and the first time he will be representing his home country of Brazil.