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[2018] Gerry Olino

Speciality Spirits
FromHong Kong
CompanyMing Fat House
PositionGroup Beverage Manager
FacebookGerry Olino

Filipino native, was born in the Philippines and grew up in Hong Kong. He started out on his 20-year hospitality industry as a server but his passion for the craft of mixology, travel and meeting people led him to bartending. Currently, he is the Group Beverage Manager at the Ming Fat House, a group that owns themed-restaurants and speakeasy bars, including Mrs Pound, Foxglove, Dr. Fern’s Gin Parlour, and Frank’s Library.

Gerry was Head Bartender at Dr Fern’s in 2017 which was voted #48 in Asia’s 50 Best Bars within four month’s of its opening. Prior to joing Dr. Fern’s, he worked at the award-winning Lobster Bar in the Island Shangri La Hotel. He is a keen competitor at bartending competitions and ranked 4th place at the prestigious Diageo World Class 2014.

[2018] Gerry Olino

"I hope to share my knowledge and experience with the panel and to explore different brands of spirits.”

“By judging fairly, I hope we can help shape the consumer experience of spirits through insightful feedback.