Martin Župina - Slovakia
Martin Župina was born in Prešov where his 11-year career in bartending began at Cuba Libre Café cocktail bar. After moving to Prague, Martin began working at Hemingway bar which he regards as the ultimate learning experience – it was here that he mastered his craft including mixology and hospitality. Now, back in Eastern Slovakia, Martin is bartending at the Mirror cocktail bar in the Carlton hotel which he considers a huge career milestone. His drink of choice is a Ketel One vodka martini.