San Francisco-born Jesse Vida has spent over twelve years bartending at award-winning venues in San Francisco and New York City before joining the team at ATLAS in Singapore. Known for his professionalism, teamwork and dedication to excellence, Jesse believes in lifelong learning and continuously looks out for opportunities to grow professionally and personally. He credits his growth and training to numerous individuals throughout his career, each of whom have inspired him to evolve progressively. Besides his skills behind the bar, Jesse is an expert at elevating the guest experience. Whether it’s something as simple as a spirit or cocktail recommendation, to a fully engaged service experience, Jesse always offers guests a sense of ease and comfort. In 2016, Jesse earned a place in Zagat's 30 under 30 Industry Game Changers for his contributions to the New York restaurant scene. Under his supervision as Head Bartender and Bar Manager of BlackTail in New York City, Jesse led his team to No. 32 on the World’s 50 Best Bars 2017 and was awarded “Best New Opening”. In the same year, he was named New York City's Rising Star Bartender by Starchefs. As Head Bartender at ATLAS, Jesse brings his creativity and finesse to the dynamic team. Having had the opportunity to work with world-class drink creators, Jesse aims to deliver elegant Art Deco-inspired cocktails and an unforgettable experience that guests can look forward to at ATLAS.