ZFO 2024 JUDGES
Silvia Daniela Istrate
Born in 1989, she is one of the most titled Flairbartenders in Europe! For two years in a row she has won all Italian and European competitions as Best Female!
In addition, participating for the fifth time at Roadhouse World Final, she wins two times the title of the best female Flairbartender in the world.
After working for two years as a trainer in two bartending schools in Rome, collaborating with the famous hotel chain Tivoli hotel as a guest bartender, partecipate at Romania’s got talent, appeared in some italian movie, and tv shows today she is a performer and organizer of FlairBartending & Mixology MasterClasses! International participations include those in New Delhi, Paris, Latvia, London, Brussels, Portugal, Greece, Germany, Africa, Mauritius Island, Greece, Cyprus, Bucharest and Budapest!
She is currently collaborating with 2 bartending schools in Rome, working on a new project together with the renowned Budapest company Flairventure, she is also owning with other 3 guys the company Dna Spirits & Show, a training company based in Italy.
Born on the 24h of January, 1986 in Brasov, Romania he comes from a beautiful family with two older brothers by whom he was protected during his entire childhood.
At the age of 17, he discovered his calling for flair and began to embrace it. Has performed at hundreds of shows around the world, and his last big result it is the qualification in the final of Romania Got Talent. He is one of the rising stars of the flair world, a man whose total self belief and determination has put him centre stage.
Flair bartending became for him a sport and art at the same time, practicing about four hours a day to be prepared for the competitions with barmen from all over the world. Starting three years ago, he joined the barman’s agency “Exquisite BarSolutions” where together with Ionut Ivanov are teaching other young bartenders the art of flair bartending. He first started working as a bartender in a casino in Brasov, that being the place where he started his career.
Having lots of time off, he started investing time and money in bar trainings, this way he transformed his job into an art, appreciated by all the people in Romania. A few word which will perfectly characterize him are: determination, perseverance, style, originality.