Hi, I'm katbartlett.

I'm a mentor in Cocktail

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My Cocktail Corner

Why I want to be mentor in this category:
it's a natural instinct to want to help those in need of a good libation.

What inspires me in this category:
it's cooking that you drink.

bartender, new yorker, weekday drinker

Biggest Lesson Learned:
fresh juice makes all the difference, ALWAYS stir your martinis.

Books, classes, teachers that have helped me:
experience, coworkers, cocktail lists, my thirst

Education, Awards, Pro Experience:
worked in manhattan: steakhouse, night club, neighborhood tavern, sports bar

My Tips:

  • any non-citrus garnishes upgrade a cocktail by at least a full letter grade.
  • season salts & flavor sugars for the rims of your cocktails to really personalize.
  • no cosmos, no straws, no white zinfandel
  • unless you like to chug your martinis, keep the dirty ice on the side.