Anthony Caporale is perhaps best known as the producer and host of the groundbreaking cocktail web series Art of the Drink TV, frequently cited by many of today’s leading bartenders as a formative influence on their careers and a harbinger of the craft cocktail movement. During the more than two decades of his career, Anthony has served as the Beverage Manager for Bobby Flay’s flagship Mesa Grill restaurant, the Launch General Manager of Forty Eight Lounge in New York City’s Rockefeller Center, and he has been retained as a Management Consultant for numerous other bars and restaurants.
In addition to opening or fixing restaurants and bars, Anthony sits on the faculty of the Culinary Management Program at New York City’s award-winning Institute of Culinary Education and serves as a Chef Instructor for their Spirits and Mixology classes. Anthony is a popular speaker at cocktail shows and industry conventions such as The Manhattan Cocktail Classic and Portland Cocktail Week, and he is a favorite guest on many national TV and radio shows including The Dr. Oz Show, The Better Show, and FOX Money. He is also the U.S. Brand Ambassador for Drambuie® Scotch Liqueur, the U.S. Cocktail Ambassador for Truvia® Natural Sweetener, and he is a a member of the Chilled Magazine Editorial Staff.