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Jon Kraus

A newcomer to the world of cocktails, Jon originally pursued bartending as a way to avoid the confines of office life after...

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Roberto Rosa

Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Roberto “Robi” Rosa was first introduced to the spirits industry as an engineering student...

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Cliff Mejia

Cliff Mejia has been in the industry for over a decade. He started out as a busboy at the age of 16 as an after school job...

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Logan Ronkainen

Trattoria Il Mulino head bartender Logan Ronkainen knows a thing or two about rising to the occasion. When he pursued...

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David Bonatesta

David was born and raised in Rome, Italy. At the age at 16 he started working in the restaurant business as a barista and food...

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John Garda

A veteran of the hospitality business, John found his home among the cocktail crowd in NYC in 2012. It was here that his...

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Jim Palumbo

A bartender/mixologist and freelance consultant in the spirits/hospitality industry. Most recently he held the position...

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Rael Petit

Acclaimed mixologist Rael Petit came to New York City in 2003 from Switzerland for what was supposed to be his summer...

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Juan Arboleda

Juan proudly served in the United States Navy from 2001 to 2005. After receiving an honorable discharge in 2005...

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Shannon Stiggins

Shannon Stiggins took a familiar path to her place behind the stick. She began as a server at a restaurant in Locust Valley...

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Tracey Eden

Tracey Eden is a born and raised New Yorker that after years of pursuing musical theater and dance, she has found her...

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Paula Lukas

Paula was born in New York City and although she moved to New Jersey when she was young her heart was always in...

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Justin Biaggi

Justin Biaggi, a Bronx native, started his cocktail journey by making negronis for his uncle's social club in Brooklyn. His attraction...

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Madison Burch

Raised in North Carolina, Madison began competing in the cocktail world in 2012 after relocating to Atlanta where she began...

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Marlo Gamora

Marlo Gamora is the New York Brand Ambassador for Santa Teresa 1796 rum. He was previously the NYC Brand Specialist for St-Germain...

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Zack Berger

Zack Berger moved to New York to pursue a career in the performing arts but found out very quickly that his focus and passion...

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Corey Creason

Hailing from the drum circles and daisy chains of Woodstock, NY (the town, not the concert) – Corey was born into the hospitality...

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Meaghan Montagano

Montagano began working behind the bar in 2007 at the Williamsburg institution, Relish, an experience that instilled in her a desire...

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Jonah Dill-d’ascoli

Jonah started his bar career at an early age playing bartender behind his uncle's bar. He properly got behind the stick when...

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Marcio Ramos

Marcio Ramos was born on the Cape Verdean Islands and later grew up in Connecticut. Here, he began working...

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Brenda Riepenhoff

An Ohio native with a passion for bartending, Brenda Riepenhoff first embarked on her craft upon moving to New York City...

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Ryan Welliver

Ryan Welliver was born and raised in the Carolina’s and started his career in the Hospitality Industry when he was just 15...

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Zachary Gross

Zachary Gross is the Director of Wine and Beverage at Sen Sakana in New York City. Gross is an award winning Beverage Director...

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Ian Alexander

Ian Alexander is the Head Bartender at the Dead Rabbit in New York City, having joined the team in June of 2017, and works...

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Samantha Casuga

Samantha Casuga is the Head Bartender at The Dead Rabbit in New York City. Originally from Canada she brings 10 years of hospitality...

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Wilson Oliver

Wilson started in the restaurant industry in his early teens. By age 17 he was in charge of local corporate BBQ's in Sussex County New Jersey...

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Holly Long

Holly Long is a seasoned NYC bartender who currently makes cocktails at Erv’s on Beekman and Ward 3. A few of her drinks...

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Patrick Smith

Patrick Smith is the Bar Manager at The Modern and lives in Harlem with his wife Katie. He is from Wisconsin and began his hospitality...

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Cortland Leggio

Cortland has been working in restaurants since his college days in Little Rock, where he hustled his way to bartending shifts by Junior...

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Leigh Ann Heidelberg

Leigh Ann Heidelberg is currently a Bartender at Down the Hatch in Brooklyn, New York. She started her career in the hospitality industry...

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Megan Marshall

Raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, Megan has been working in hospitality for the last ten years; hustling her way into pretty much...

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Michael Arêdes

Michael Arêdes is bartender at Nightmoves. Nightmoves is bar that may or may not exist in Williamsburg, where disco lives...

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Matthew Schulze

Matthew is a Bartender at Underdog in NYC. It was his favorite bar in the city before he started there. Matthew also enjoys spending his time...

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Stefanie Bair


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Mimi Burnham

Mimi Burnham is an award-winning Crafted Cocktail Bartender/Mixologist in NYC. She is continuously honing her craft...

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Anthony Caporale

Anthony Caporale is an award-winning beverage author, consultant, and instructor, internationally known for being...

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Mandy Striph

Born in Toledo, Ohio, Mandy Striph (she/her/hers) has been working in the spirits industry in NYC since 2010. Previous bars include...

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Carolyn Daisy Gil

Carolyn Daisy Gil s been in the industry since she was 14 years old. She started as a porter at Milk & Honey...

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Jon Kraus

Jon Kraus has been a bartender across NYC for nearly a decade. In this time, beyond the traveling...

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Joann Spiegel


Francois Morrison


Luis Hernandez


David Roth


Crystal Chasse

Crystal “Sassy” Chasse has tended bar in New York, San Francisco, Hawaii, and Massachusetts. She loves...
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