Domingo-Martin Barreres has established himself as not only a premiere Boston barman, but has gathered an international audience for his creative, artistic and compelling cocktail styling. As a novice to the beverage service industry in 1989, Domingo found a unique way to incorporate his passion for art into his newfound passion for cocktails. The son of an acclaimed artist Domingo Barreres, Domingo-Martin graduated from The School of the Museum of Fine Arts in 1993 and it is at this point there was no looking back. With his natural talents for the arts and cocktail creation integrated, he has taken his career from around the world and back. His resume reads like a list of top establishments where he has worked, including the famed Channel, Les Zygomates, The Beehive, Ten Tables, Foundation Room at House of Blues, Intercontinental Hotel’s Sushi-Teq, Banq, Market by Jean Georges at W Hotel Boston and Bogie’s Place. Through these venues, his talents were recognized by many influential people leading to his cocktail development consulting in the National and International markets.
A long time consultant on global cocktail development for Starwood’s F&B division Culinary Concepts Hospitality Group as well as others in the international market, Domingo’s signature styled cocktails can be enjoyed from across the United States to Canada to Mexico to Qatar. His current projects include developing business and cocktails for clients in London UK, Bogotá Columbia and Danat Abu Dhabi. Domingo presented his Chemistry of the Cocktail at The Museum of Science as part of their culinary series which included world renowned Chef Ferran Adria. Domingo also enjoys sharing his knowledge and skills as an instructor at the Boston Center for Adult Education where he teaches his The Art of the Cocktail courses. He is also a regular contributing writer on the Boston Herald’s Fork Lift Blog, sharing recipes and experiences as only Domingo can.
Domingo and his cocktails have been featured in many print and on-line periodicals including Vogue, GQ, Boston Magazine, Improper Bostonian, Stuff Magazine, Camille Styles and Poise Boston. He has been a contributing bartender for the published books Negroni: A Gaz Regan Notion and The Galliano Guida published in 2013 and 2014 respectively. Domingo has also been found on the cocktail competition circuit throughout the years too, winning numerous awards along the way including the Top 10 Most Inspired Bartenders in America by GQ Magazine, Bombay Sapphire and The United States Bartender’s Guild.