The Wise King

A team that is professional, charismatic, yet genuinely warm and personable. Lead by founders - Joe Villanueva & Sandeep Kumar.


Joe Villanueva, an industry veteran with years of experience and multiple noteworthy honours-Worlds 50 Best Bars (Lobster Bar & Grill) and the first Chivas Master Competition Champion to Represent Hong Kong on the Global Finals. Other experiences include W Hotel Head Mixologist, Kerry Hotel Beverage Manager and Hong Kong & Macau brand ambassador for Gruppo Campari.

Sandeep Kumar, bar expert who previously worked on Michelin Star restaurants like On-Dining and IL Milione and also beverage programs for institutes like China Tang and Howard’s gourmet. Kumar has 14 years of experience under this belt and left a mark in other cities like Dubai, Bangalore & Doha. He was also the first Bacardi Grand Prix National Champion for Indian in 2006 & 2008.