Yanela Monfort (Mixologist/ Barista)

Yanela Monfort was born in Uruguay and came to the United States to pursue her dreams of being a professional jazz dancer. She began working in the restaurant industry as a way of paying the bills. That’s where she discovered her love and talent for mixology and tending the bar. She found the people and their stories intriguing. It’s her firm belief that when she landed at Il Capriccio during the summer of 2010, her skills went to the next level. Her education began with wines, and each day she’s proud to say she learns something new. Her craft is a perfect combination of her innate ability to connect with people, coupled with her creative mixology expertise.