GOKAN Shingo


In 2012, he represented USA in Bacardi Legacy, a competition to determine the world's best bartender, and won. In 2017, he was chosen the International Bartender of the Year, which is said to be the Academy Award of the industry. Until now, he has won 49 awards at the World's/Asia's Best Bars, the most in the world. In recent years, Shingo has collaborated with domestic distilleries and developed shochu and liqueur brands suitable for bars. He is also focusing on spreading traditional Japanese spirits to the world. He is currently based in Tokyo, New York, Shanghai and Okinawa.

The image of inflight menu created by Gokan Shingo.