Ro is an award-winning master of liquid culinary concoctions with over 20 years of bartending experience. In London, he consulted in the development of new, high-end concepts including the Cobden club and Home House a 5 star members hotel. From the Grand Pacific Blue room in Sydney to the Felix Group in Washington DC Ro is responsible for breaking the rules, defying gravity in the palates of hundreds of thousands of fans and setting trends around the world. It is this reputation that earned him a title with Virgin Atlantics Airways on their award winning multi-million dollar Flagship Clubhouse project.
Today, the reputation of Tampa, Florida’s culinary achievements is topped off by calling Ro a local. Fontana Pisco is garnished by Ro’s role as our cocktail specialist.
Since calling Tampa home, he opened Ciro’s Speakeasy (2008) which quickly became a nucleus of true classic bar culture in Central Florida, winning many awards and accolades both locally and nationally and led him partner in the launch of the Anise Global Gastro-bar in 2013.
As our cocktail specialist, Ro is innovating recipes for the world to discover the many flavors of Pisco and the magic of Peru with awe-inspiring presentation.
Enjoy my people’s passion.