Aristotelis Papadopoulos


The partnership between Phāea and the celebrated bar consultant Aristotelis Papadopoulos is a collaboration that brings a wealth of expertise and innovation to the hotels’ beverage offerings. Aristotelis, hailing from Thessaloniki, Greece, is a distinguished figure in the world of bartending and mixology, with over 34 years of experience. His accolades include winning prestigious national and international competitions, notably being crowned the best bartender in the world in 2009. His involvement with Phāea signifies a commitment to excellence and creativity in the cocktail experience, leveraging his extensive knowledge and recognition as a world-class mixologist.

This collaboration enriches the guest experience at Phāea by integrating Aristotelis’s award-winning cocktail creations and his philosophy of utilizing local ingredients to tell stories through drinks. As the owner of one of the best bar schools and bar catering services in Greece, “Soulshakers,” Aristotelis brings a unique blend of educational rigor and practical innovation to the hotels. His role extends beyond creating menus, encompassing staff training and overall bar management consulting. This partnership not only elevates the hotels’ beverage program but also aligns with Phāea’s dedication to offering authentic and memorable experiences that reflect the rich cultural heritage of Crete.