SOUTHERN GLAZERS WINE & SPIRITS, HI
Chandra Lucariello is the Director of Mixology and Spirits Education for Southern Glazers Wine & Spirits of Hawaii. She started with Southern in their fine wine division in 2006, being exposed to the best wine portfolio in the state, and having the honor of learning from Master Sommeliers Chuck Furuya and Roberto Viernes. In 2007 she was afforded the opportunity to be mentored by one of the most talented individuals in our industry, SGWS’s National Director of Mixology, Francesco Lafranconi. As the mixologist now for SGWS Hawaii she has had the honor of developing beverage programs for some of the most elite hotels and prestigious restaurants throughout the state.
Chandra was one of the founding members of the United States Bartenders Guild, Hawaii Chapter in 2009, pioneering the path for craft cocktails in the state of Hawaii. She currently contributes a monthly column titled, “Spirited Conversations,” featured in the crave section of the Honolulu Star Advertiser.