A star on Netflix’s smash hit show, Drink Masters, and named a “legendary experimentalist” by The New York Times, Frankie Solarik has achieved international acclaim as a pioneer and champion of the immersive, experiential cocktail movement. A creative visionary whose celebrated, inaugural cocktail bar — BarChef — was named one of the top cocktail bars in the world by Condé Nast Traveller, Frankie brings his passion and expertise to everything he does.
Since the founding of BarChef in 2008, Frankie has since launched Prequel & Co. Apothecary, and will soon debut Compton Ave in Toronto as well. In his wide-ranging partnerships, Frankie collaborates with organizations and brands to bring his signature style to events and campaigns.
The author of the best selling book The Bar Chef: A Modern Approach to Cocktails, Frankie has been profiled in major international magazines and on television, including features on CNN, Top Chef Canada, National Geographic, The Globe and Mail, CBC, and The National Post.
Frankie lives in Toronto with his wife and his two children.