Founder Bio

Coming from a solid history in the bartending world, Dro started out in the business as a self-taught bartender who has worked in some of the elite night clubs and lounges in the Metro NYC & NJ markets. His ventures include 11 years of bartending in more than 13 venues such as Club Element (NYC), Prey Lounge (NYC), Sandbar USA (NJ), and Diva Lounge (NJ) amongst many others. During this time he also created a private bartending service called Elite Bartending and executed many private events.

In addition to his experience behind the bar, Dro has also held positions in the Wine & Spirits industry such as Cognac Key Account Manager, Dewar’s 12 Scotch Whisky Field Manager, Diageo USA Account Executive, Cognac State Manager & has worked on the Wine & Spirits Distributor die of the business. Additionally he has done work as Premium Lounge Supervisor at the Prudential Center Arena (Home of the NJ Devils), Bar Supervisor at Yankee Stadium and some NYC radio work.

While working in this great industry, Dro decided to create BarTales.net. A fun site where bartenders, waitresses & staff can connect, network and most importantly tell their interesting, fun, crazy, out of this world stories that happen to them while working in this nightlife environment. He hopes you enjoy it!

Favorite Hobbies: Traveling & Cross Fit