BVLGARI Hotel Tokyo hosted the cocktail event 'Symposia' on the 45th floor at the 'Bulgari Bar,' featuring top bartenders from around the world.

"Symposia," a celebration of the creatively rich and ever-evolving cocktail culture, is hosted by Bulgari Hotels & Resorts, globally renowned. This special event brings guest bartenders from top bars worldwide to showcase their original cocktails. Held at the Bulgari Bar on the top floor of Bulgari Hotel Tokyo, this event, always a focal point in the bar industry, is scheduled for February 29th. Rusty Serven, from the bar 'Manhattan' at Conrad Singapore Orchard, will be the guest for this occasion. Together with Andrea Minarelli, the Bar Manager of "BVLGARI Bar," they will be preparing original cocktails to welcome the guests.

"Symposia" Event Overview Date: February 29, 2024 (Thursday) 19:00–23:00 (Last Order) Venue: Bulgari Hotel Tokyo, 45th Floor, "Bulgari Bar" 2-1 Yaesu 2-chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo Contact: 03-6262-6624 Email: Official Instagram:

Guest Bartender
Rusty Cerven
Serving as the Bar Manager of the globally acclaimed bar "Manhattan," Rusty Cerven also holds the position of Beverage Director at Conrad Singapore Orchard, overseeing the drink programs for five restaurants and bars within the hotel. Leveraging his extensive experience on the international stage, he demonstrates exceptional leadership through groundbreaking collaborations and menu development. Under his guidance, "Manhattan" secured the 21st position in the "Asia's Best Bar 50" and the 63rd position in the "World's Best Bar 50" in 2023.

"BVLGARI Bar" Bar Manager
Andrea Minarelli

Hailing from Ferrara, Italy, Andrea Minarelli is a Bar Manager and Bartender with approximately 10 years of experience, having worked in top-notch bars in Italy and Asia. In 2023, he joined the opening team of Bulgari Hotel Tokyo, showcasing a high level of skill in crafting narrative cocktails and warm hospitality that brings smiles to the guests. Actively exploring various ingredients across Japan and dedicating passion to the discovery of new cocktail materials, he ensures the continuous evolution of "Bulgari Bar."

About BVLGARI Hotels & Resorts:

BVLGARI Hotels & Resorts distinguish themselves through unique locations that harmonize with the surrounding areas. Designed by the architectural firm ACPV Architects led by Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel, the hotels feature a blend of traditional design and dramatic contemporary Italian architecture. The hallmark elements that characterize Bulgari Hotels & Resorts include a commitment to uncompromising quality that always enhances Bulgari's creations and the delivery of exceptional services.

The interior design deeply roots itself in the traditions of the respective regions, paying meticulous attention to every detail as a tribute to perfect luxury. This approach remains consistent across all Bulgari Hotels, creating a consistent dedication to achieving perfection.

The distinctive features of Bulgari Hotels & Resorts' collection are characterized by the bold Italian style with a touch of Bulgari's unique characteristics. This is reflected in the distinctive architectural design, contemporary Italian cuisine, and luxurious spas. These elements convey the excitement of the Bulgari brand, its timeless charm, and the tradition of luxurious Italian jewelry.

The Bulgari Hotels & Resorts Collection began with three locations in Milan, London, and Bali. In recent years, new additions include Beijing, Dubai, Shanghai, Paris, and Tokyo. The ninth hotel in the collection, "Bulgari Hotel Rome," has opened, with three more locations scheduled to open between 2025 and 2026 in Miami, the Maldives, and Los Angeles.


Founded in the heart of Rome in 1884, Bulgari, a member of the LVMH Group, has established itself as an iconic symbol of Italy through the adept manipulation of colored stones by master jewelers and the creation of outstanding craftsmanship and visionary designs.

Consistently driven by a pioneering vision embedded in the brand's DNA since its inception, Bulgari has achieved global success. Evolving from a fine jeweler to a global luxury brand offering a diverse range of products and services, including fine jewelry, luxury watches, accessories, and perfumes. The brand has entered the most exclusive shopping areas worldwide, establishing a network of boutiques and hotels.

Furthermore, Bulgari actively engages in innovation to achieve a sustainable future through its commitment to corporate social and environmental responsibility. The company is dedicated to making a positive impact on the natural environment and local communities.