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Michalis Botonakis

Michalis Botonakis is the head bartender and co-owner of Boheme bar restaurant in Chania, Crete. He has more than 15 years of experience in the bar industry and he has earned several distinctions. Being keen on special distillates and following the trend of localization, he is always interested in learning more about traditional products of every region. Michalis began using Cretan products in bar many years ago, shifting a new trend in the industry. He also created one of the first official Greek bitters, the Bitteraneo Mediterranean Thyme Bitters. He also has an important collection of rare bar shakers and books about the bar!

STIRRING UP THE FUTURE OF BARTENDING!