Gabriel Carlos

Beverage Manager

“To me, bartending is an art. There’s no silver bullet or one-size-fits-all cocktail for everyone.”


Four Seasons Tenure

  • Since 2014
  • First Four Seasons Assignment: Manhattan Bar at Regent Singapore (formerly a Four Seasons hotel)

Employment History

  • Manhattan Bar at Regent Singapore (formerly a Four Seasons hotel); La Dolce Vita Restaurant at Mandarin Oriental Singapore


  • University of Santo Tomas, Manila


  • Manila, Philippines

Languages Spoken

  • English, Filipino

Better known as Gab, his passion for the trade started when he had a brush with bartending as part of his school curriculum in college and he has not looked back since. Gabriel Carlos lends his effervescent personality as Beverage Manager of One-Ninety Bar at Four Seasons Hotel Singapore.

Most recently, Gab oversaw the entire spirit collection and the "American Whiskey Embassy" program as Assistant Bar Manager at Manhattan Bar, ranked world’s 15th best bar and Asia’s 6th. It was here that he had grown in his knowledge, craft and role after joining the opening team as Bartender in 2014 and being promoted to Senior Bartender and then to Assistant Bar Manager in 2016. Prior to Manhattan Bar, Gab was bartender at La Dolce Vita Restaurant, Mandarin Oriental Singapore after moving to Singapore from Philippines in 2011.

Passionate about the art of bartending and a familiar face at guest shifts, bar conventions and trade seminars around the world, Gab has since impressed at global platforms including Tales of the Cocktail, Bar Convent Brooklyn and Bar Convent Berlin.

An outgoing, attentive and charismatic individual who is knowledgeable and passionate about spirits and cocktails, Gab has developed a strong reputation in the local bar community as being a highly competent, creditable, positive person with an intense work ethic and has a history of exceeding guest expectations by providing them with an exemplary service.