Filip Verbanac is the Premium Spirits, HoReCa and Coffee Manager for Coca-Cola HBC Business Unit Adria.
He started his career at Coca-Cola HBC in 2010. Four years later he entered the Premium Spirits and HoReCa Department and in 2020 became the Director of the Department as well as a member of the Management Board of Coca-Cola HBC Adria. He is credited with introducing Costa Coffee to the Slovenian and Croatian markets.
Throughout his career he devoted himself to the implementation of many projects dedicated to supporting the hospitality community. He has organized annual HoReCa conferences, a competition for bartenders – Brugal Perfeccion and he is the initiator and leader of Raise the Bar, the project that aims to improve the quality of the work force in hospitality and tourism.
Filip Verbanac will share part of his rich experience with the participants of the Festival’s panel “The restaurants during and after COVID”.