300 Marquardt Drive, Suite 103, Wheeling, IL 60090

844-842-2100

CelloVia Private Label Spirits

HANDMADE SMALL BATCH VODKA, GIN, RUMS AND WHISKEY

HANDMADE SMALL BATCH VODKA, GIN, RUMS AND WHISKEY

HANDMADE SMALL BATCH VODKA, GIN, RUMS AND WHISKEYHANDMADE SMALL BATCH VODKA, GIN, RUMS AND WHISKEY

The Team

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Chris Chickerneo

Chris, the life force behind CelloVia, is an innovative mixologist with over 10 years’ experience and a total of over 18 years’ experience in the food and hospitality industry. After a family trip to the Amalfi Coast in Southern Italy, he brought back the fond memory of sharing a bottle of Limoncello with a restaurant owner on the Isle of Capri. He instantly fell in love with this style of handcrafted liqueur and the inspiration to produce CelloVia was born. Since then, he has created over 30 varietals privately, for bars and restaurants developing support and approval from all who have enjoyed.  - chris@cellovia.com

Melissa Chickerneo

Melissa, is the life force behind the life force….Chris’ beautiful and loving wife. Melissa is a classically trained Chef with a degree from the Culinary Institute of America in New York City. After learning her craft under the tutelage of master chefs in Michelin star restaurants along the east coast, she moved west to broaden her career and fell in love with Chicago. She has worked in the food industry for over 18 years and has been a chef for over 8 years. Her extraordinary palate, her creative inspirations and culinary skill provide expert consultation for every facet of the company.


Carey Chickerneo

Carey, serves in the capacity of mentor, Carey brings over twenty-five years of experience as a transactional attorney and business entrepreneur, and more than 35 years’ experience as Chris’ dad. His expertise combined with his love of Cello and family, have made this endeavor a delightful pursuit of happiness. He enjoys working in all facets of the business keeping the wheels rolling. - carey@cellovia.com

Patti Chickerneo

Patti, the proud mama, contributes on many different levels and loves meeting new clients and stimulating sales. Her addition to the team makes it a true family endeavor. - patti@cellovia.com

Team Members

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Alex T. Magno

  

Alex joins the Cellovia family bringing with him 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry. From server to Bartender to GM and partner in a successful Lakeview restaurant Alex has a love for people and a desire to provide excellent service. Alex started as a waiter until he discovered his voice was operatic enough to get him into the Lyric Opera as a full time chorister. He then sang for two years as a soloist until moving to New York to sing with the Met for the next 13 years. He returned to Chicago to open a restaurant and after several years as a GM and Partner it was time to join the family. Alex is proud to be part of Cellovia and proud of what we do. - alex@cellovia.com

Armando Carillo

Armando is our head graphic designer and is responsible for many of the beautiful custom labels we produce. He also contributes  in outside sales.  - sales@cellovia.com

Alejandro Alejandro

Alejandro is our Production Assistant and Warehouse Manager. He literally keeps the "juices" flowing. He has spent the better part of his adult life behind a bar and brings, experience, talent and a relentless pursuit of excellence to his craft.

Rich Mazzula

Outside Sales - Rich comes to us as a seasoned and successful Restauranteur in search of a new adventure.  - sales@cellovia.com

Kevin Borowski

Outside Sales - Bartender, Entrepreneur, Dog Lover. - sales@cellovia.com

H2Vino LLC

Our Chicago Spirit product line is proudly distributed throughout Chicagoland by H2Vino. -  info@h2vino.com