Kentaro Wada is the head bartender of The Bar at The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo. He joined The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo in 2012, after spending three years in Dunedin, New Zealand, where he honed his craft at The Backstage. His interest in mixology started early. "I remember how I used to enjoy mixing juices when I was just six years of age. To me becoming a bartender was like a dream come true," he says.
Wada has won a number of competitions including the "Bobby's Schiedam Dry Gin competition" in 2017 and "The Chivas Masters 2018 cocktail competition" in Japan. He also competed in "The Chivas Masters 2018 cocktail world competition" which was held in London and Keith as a representative of Japan.
Most popular signature cocktails at The Bar - Flower of Delights, created with chamomile-infused Plymouth Gin, elderflower cordial, lemon juice, egg white and homemade flower syrup.