About Danilo Bozovic

Danilo “Dacha” Bozovic began his bartending career at the age of 20, in his hometown of Belgrade, Serbia where he was operating one of the best cocktail bars in the country and owning his own Bar School “Belgrade Bartending Academy”.

He moved to New York in 2011 to work at Employees Only until being offered the position of bar manager at EO’s sister concept, Macao Trading Co. While in this position, he penned his first book Barkeep: A Guide To Becoming A Professional Bartender in 2016.

After a few years, Bozovic was given a partner position that lead him to Miami where he opened Employees Only Miami and his own concept, Swizzle Rum Bar & Drinkery, voted in 2022 by Time Out Magazine as the #4 Best Speakeasy in USA and the #2 Top 50 Speakeasy in USA.

Bozovic has also consulted on various projects, including revamping Faena Miami’s multiple outlets.

Bozovic’s latest cocktail placemats include Faena Hotel, Miami Beach, East Hotel, Employees Only Miami, Swizzle Rum Bar & Drinkery, Brickell, Auberge Hotels, Shore Club, Andrea Bocelli Production Team Mixology Class, etc.

Currently, Danilo published his second book, Barkeep Book 2nd Edition: The Art of Mixology, Bar and Cocktails, end of the year 2021.

He has been voted the top 10 best bartenders by Miami Times and has won the gold medal for the USA in the prestige world cocktail competition in France in 2018, his second book was voted The Best New Bar Book by Cocktail Academy 2022.

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