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William Perbellini Appointed Property Mixologist At Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas

Hong Kong, 25 September 2017 – Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas has a new Property Mixologist, William Perbellini. Born and raised in Verona, Italy, William developed an interest in culinary creations when helping at his uncle’s bakery near Milan as a fourteen-year-old, but it was four years later when he first stepped behind a bar in his home town that he discovered his true passion, mixology. William later graduated from culinary high school as a Gourmet Bartender and nurtured his calling by moving to Venice to hone his craft among some of the best in the business.

While working at the prestigious Hotel Cipriani as a bartender, William met Italian fashion designer, Valentino Garavani, who quickly noticed his skills and work ethic and offered him an opportunity to butler at his private properties and yachts. This enabled William to travel the world and meet the founding members of Bar Toscana in Brentwood, California, which he joined when it opened in 2010, before his move to Las Vegas.

A member of the prestigious Spirits of Italy team that represents Italian liquor brands and competes annually at the Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans, William considers ongoing professional development vital. Bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience with him to Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas, he will undoubtedly share his enthusiasm for his craft with the Mandarin Bar team.

The Pearbellini is William’s signature cocktail and the first official drink on Mandarin Bar’s menu. Showcasing his expertise in combining unforgettable flavors this thirst-quencher includes vodka mixed with elderflower liqueur, lime, pear, chamomile and champagne. He draws inspiration for his cocktails from gardening, traveling, colors and tea, and introduces these elements into each of his creations.

About Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas

Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas is one of only 13 triple Forbes Five-Star hotels worldwide recognized for its world class luxury service in the Hotel, The Spa and Twist by Pierre Gagnaire restaurant. This sanctuary of modern elegance is a non-gaming and non-smoking resort situated at the heart of Las Vegas Strip at the entrance of ARIA Resort & Casino, with all that this vibrant city has to offer located just steps away. Mandarin Oriental’s contemporary and luxurious rooms and spacious suites offer guests the perfect city retreat. The hotel is Gold LEED Certified and offers exhilarating Las Vegas views, exquisite gourmet cuisine and the award winning, legendary hospitality of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, making it a one of a kind experience in a truly unique city.

About Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world’s most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. Having grown from its Asian roots into a global brand, the Group now operates 31 hotels and eight residences in 21 countries and territories, with each property reflecting the Group’s oriental heritage and unique sense of place. Mandarin Oriental has a strong pipeline of hotels and residences under development, and is a member of the Jardine Matheson Group.

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